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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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National Trails book

A Journey Along the National Trails of England and Wales

27 February 2014

Author: John Bishop
Publisher: Bright Pen
Price: £19.95

Between 2005 and 2012, John Bishop walked all 15 national trails and this glossy, large-format book records those journeys through a variety of often...

Wildflowers book

Wild Flowers of Britain and Ireland

27 February 2014

Author: Marjorie Blamey, Richard Fitter and Alistair Fitter
Publisher: HarperCollins
Price: £18.99

Fully revised and updated, this classic field guide first appeared in 2003 and covers over 1,900 species found throughout the British Isles, including trees,...

Holyhead Road book

Holyhead Road: A journey along Thomas Telford's historic route

27 February 2014

Author: Ken Farrance
Price: £6.00

Not so much a walking guide, rather a route accompaniment. The route in question is the A5 road in North Wales between the Menai Bridge and Betws-y-Coed and...

Leading Matters book

Leading Matters

27 February 2014

Author: Peter Davies
Publisher: Grosvenor House
Price: £7.99

Subtitled 'how to enjoy and lead a walk in ten easy steps', experienced walking guide Peter Davies takes you on a very personal journey through the pleasures...

Eastern Fells book

Holiday Wainwrights - Book one: The Eastern Fells

27 February 2014

Author: Ray Pilling
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Price: £12.99

This is the first of a series of seven, self-published books designed to convert each of Wainwright's pictorial guides into practical and enjoyable 1-2 week...

Highest Mountains

Britain's Highest Mountain Walks

07 December 2013

Author: Jeremy Ashcroft
Publisher: Collins
Price: £20

Jeremy Ashcroft’s illustrated, hand-drawn 3D maps have always been a highlight of Trail magazine. His intricate pencil sketches and clear...

Hillwalks from the Settle to Carlisle Railway Stations

Hillwalks from the Settle to Carlisle Railway Stations

02 December 2013

Author: Hugh Stewart
Publisher: 2QT Limited
Price: £12.95

Following on from his 2010 title, Settle to Carlisle, a Hillwalk, Hugh Stewart has produced a series of 24 day walks leaving stations along the iconic...

Cotswold Way

The Cotswold Way: An Archaeological Walking Guide

02 December 2013

Author: Tim Copeland
Publisher: The History Press
Price: £14.99

Not so much a route guidebook, rather an archaeological companion to the 100-mile trail between Bath and Chipping Campden. It’s full of fascinating and...