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Kent Coast Path guidebook

Kent Ramblers Guide to the Kent Coast Path

07 July 2017

Author: Robert Peel and Peter Smith
Publisher: Kent Ramblers
Price: £7.50

Known as the ‘garden of England’, Kent’s pastoral landscape is rightly celebrated – but that doesn’t mean that its superb...

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20 May 2015

Author: Peter Owen Jones
Publisher: Rider Publishing
Price: £12.99

The transition from advertising executive to Anglican priest gives broadcaster Peter Owen Jones an interesting perspective and in this selection of 21...

Railway walks

Railway Walks in the Vale of Rheidol

26 February 2015

Author: Maurice Kyle
Publisher: Brodawel Publishing
Price: £7.99

A guide to 26 walks that start from railway stations on the preserved, 12-mile Vale of Rheidol line in Mid Wales, between Aberystwyth and Devil's Bridge....

Mudlark River

Mudlark River

24 February 2015

Author: Simon Wilcox
Publisher: Available from Amazon
Price: £7.99

After finding a Victorian map of the Thames in a London antiques shop, Simon Wilcox decided to use it as a basis for walking the 184-mile route from source...

Stepping out together

Stepping Out Together

24 February 2015

Author: Allan Jones & Gareth Thomas
Price: £3.50 (+75p p&p)

A brief history of Gelligaer Ramblers 1995-2015 When the coal mining industry around Gelligaer, in the Rhymney Valley of South Wales, closed down in the...

50 shades of hillwalking

50 Shades of Hillwalking

24 February 2015

Author: Ralph Storer
Publisher: Luath Press
Price: £7.99

Ralph Storer gives his own quirky view of messing about on mountains, as he puts it, and describes 50 of his more memorable hillwalking experiences. There's...

Top 10 Literary walks

Top 10 Literary Walks: Lake District

24 February 2015

Author: Steve Goodier
Publisher: Northern Eye Books
Price: £5.99

A pocket size collection of walks exploring the favourite places and landscapes of two of the Lake District's most famous authors. The Wordsworth walks...

Stone circles

Stone Cirles

24 February 2015

Author: Stone Ramblers
Price: £3.50

A revised and updated version of the group's popular collection of 20 local walks in rural Staffordshire, ranging from short strolls to a 36-mile challenge...

Britannia Obscura

Britannia Obscura

24 February 2015

Author: Joanna Parker
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Price: £16.99

All walkers know Ordnance Survey are the best maps by a 1:25,000 scale mile. But this intriguing book, subtitled Mapping Hidden Britain, explores the...