Book and DVD reviews

Theres Always the Hills

There's Always the Hills

09 March 2018

Author: Cameron McNeish
Publisher: Sandstone Press
Price: £19.99

Having known Cameron McNeish for many years as Ramblers Scotland’s vice-president and also from TV as perhaps the most well-kent outdoors face in...

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The Compleat Trespasser

The Compleat Trespasser

26 August 2015

Author: John Bainbridge
Publisher: Fellside Books
Price: £5.80

On a vagabonding tour through Britain’s most delightful countryside and forbidden tracts, Bainbridge charts the history of access and assesses the...

The Countryside Book

The Countryside Book

26 August 2015

Author: Tessa Wardley
Publisher: Bloomsbury

This comprehensive book celebrates nature’s playground and offers a host of ideas for mums, dads and grandparents keen to instil a love of the outdoors...

SMC Grahams and the Donalds

The Grahams and The Donalds: Hillwalkers' Guide

26 August 2015

Publisher: Scottish Mountaineering Club

The Grahams and the Donalds do not get quite the same attention as their bigger brothers, the Munros and Corbetts, but they nevertheless offer a real...

The Walkers Handbook

The Walker's Handbook

26 August 2015

Author: Hugh Westacott
Publisher: Footpath Publications

This hefty tome certainly has everything you need to know about walking in the British Isles. I’d have liked a bit more on the delights of walking,...

Wild Coast

Wild Coast

26 August 2015

Author: Marianne Taylor
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: £20

Nowhere in Britain is more than 113 kilometres from the coast, resulting in a strong connection. According to Wild Coast, research indicates that most...

Wild Guide Southern and Eastern England

Wild Guide: Southern and Eastern England

26 August 2015

Publisher: Wild Things Publishing
Price: £15.99

Fancy playing poohsticks at Pooh Bear’s ‘real’ Poohsticks Bridge in Hartfield, or buying fish from Brinkley’s Fish Shed on Orford...

Wild Ruins

Wild Ruins

26 August 2015

Author: Dave Hamilton
Publisher: Wild Things Publishing

In our rationalist age, it’s healthy to be reminded that secrets and mystery wreath our landscape – it’s just that sometimes we don’t...

Between the sunset and the sea

Between the Sunset and the Sea: A View of 16 British Mountains

26 May 2015

Author: Simon Ingram
Publisher: William Collins Books
Price: £18.99

Why is it that just a few centuries ago mountains struck fear and horror into people, but now they're more likely to inspire, thrill and even obsess us?...