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The Hebrides by Paul Murton

The Hebrides

05 January 2018

Author: Paul Murton
Publisher: Birlinn
Price: £14.99

If you’ve enjoyed watching Paul Murton’s Grand Tours of Scotland BBC television series, you’ll also enjoy reading this handsome book....

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Scenic walks in Herts

Scenic Walks in Hertfordshire and Essex

24 February 2015

Author: Phoebe Taplin
Publisher: Pirkin Publishing
Price: £4.99

A large, glossy guide to seven linear day walks that together form the southern loop of the Harcamlow Way, a 140-mile figure of eight route around the two...

Secret creek

Secret Creek

24 February 2015

Author: Graham Ross
Price: £7.50

An affectionate and highly individual portrait of "one of Britain's last wild places" - a tiny enclave of the backwaters of Essex, amid the tucked away...

Footsteps in summer

Footsteps in Summer

24 February 2015

Author: Russell George
Publisher: Troubadour Publishing
Price: £9.99

With early retirement beckoning, Russell George decided to embark on a solo 950-mile walk from John o'Groats to Land's End to raise money for Cancer Research...

That mighty heart

That Mighty Heart

24 February 2015

Author: John Elinger & Katherine Shock
Publisher: Signal Books
Price: £14.99

Visions of London Poems by John Elinger, illustrations by Katherine Shock Seven walks around the capital are presented in a very different but highly...

Suffolk coast walk

Suffolk Coast Walk

24 February 2015

Author: Peter Caton
Publisher: Troubador.co.uk/matador
Price: £9.99

This enjoyable book is a well-crafted combination of travel writing with a practical guidebook. The author records his journey from Norfolk to Essex along...

Beyond the Horizon front cover

Beyond the Horizon

28 November 2014

Author: Richard Parks
Publisher: Sphere Books
Price: £18.99

The former Welsh rugby international,Richard Parks, took his love of sport and physical adventure to a new level, setting himself the ‘737...

Scotlands Islands front cover

Scotland’s Islands: A Special Kind of Freedom

28 November 2014

Author: Richard Clubley
Publisher: Luath Press Limited
Price: £9.99

Not so much a guidebook as a series of experiences from a lifetime visiting more than 60 Scottish islands. From Ailsa Craig to Shetland, Mingulay to St...

The Splendour of the Tree front cover

The Splendour of the Tree

28 November 2014

Author: Frances Lincoln
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Price: £25.00

Cultural theorist Stephen Greenblatt based his career on the wonder of objects – the idea that they are loaded with the historical forces that shaped...