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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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Quick tide

QuickTide tables

26 May 2015

Author: Duncan Ogilvie
Publisher: QT International Ltd
Price: £7.99

QuickTide tables have long been established as useful references for walkers, holidaymakers and anyone who needs a reliable and fast way to determine tide...

The Moth Snowstorm

The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy

26 May 2015

Author: Michael McCarthy
Publisher: John Murray
Price: £20

Acclaimed writer and commentator on environmental matters, Michael McCarthy suggests that the best way to protect our increasingly threatened natural world...

Natural Born Heroes

Natural Born Heroes: The Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance

26 May 2015

Author: Christopher McDougall
Publisher: Profile Books
Price: £16.99

From the author of the best-selling Born to Run, this is another original text that again urges us to swap the gym treadmill for a more natural outdoor...

Wildreness weekends

Wilderness Weekends

26 May 2015

Author: Phoebe Smith
Publisher: Bradt Guides
Price: £14.99

A selection of 26 ‘wilderness weekends’ at locations across Britain are chosen by the editor of Wanderlust magazine in this glossy volume. Each...

Saving open spaces

Saving Open Spaces

26 May 2015

Author: Kate Ashbrook
Publisher: Open Spaces Society / Pitkin
Price: £5 (including p&p)

Good illustrations abound in this concise 28-page history of the Open Spaces Society, exemplified by the back-cover shot of a Burnham Beeches beech-pollard,...

Eastern Fells

Wainwright’s Walking Guide to the Lake District Fells: Book 1 – The Eastern Fells

26 May 2015

Author: Alfred Wainwright
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Price: £12.99

To mark the 60th anniversary of the publication of Wainwright's first Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells the series is being fully checked, updated and...

Wild Swimming

Wild Swimming Walks

26 May 2015

Author: Kenwood Ladies Pond Association
Publisher: Wild Things Publishing
Price: £14.99

The famous swimming ladies of Hampstead describe 28 of their favourite walks in and around London, all reachable by train and each including a swim in a...

Born to walk

Born to Walk: The Transformative Power of a Pedestrian Act

26 May 2015

Author: Dan Rubinstein
Publisher: ECW press
Price: £15.90

The positive role that walking plays in transforming people’s lives may seem a familiar theme, but through personal experience and in-depth research...