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Borders Abbeys Way

Borders Abbeys Way

21 November 2017

Author: Neil Mackay
Publisher: Rucksack Readers
Price: £12.99

Campaigners in the Scottish Borders are currently making the case for the area to become Scotland’s third national park, highlighting the mix of...

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Wales: A Walk Through Time

03 March 2013

Author: Brian Davies
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Price: £14.99

The second of three books tracing a walk the length of Wales sees Brian Davies embark on the central section between Brecon and Harlech via Rhayader and...

Family Walks Around Odiham and Beyond

Family Walks Around Odiham and Beyond

03 March 2013

Author: Stephen and Pam Turner
Publisher: Elvetham Publications
Price: £3

Bob Rose first began publishing these popular local guides to family walks in rural Hampshire in 1990. Almost 20 years, later Ramblers members Stephen and...

Pathfinder Guide South Devon and Dartmoor

Pathfinder Guide: South Devon and Dartmoor

03 March 2013

Author: Brian Conduit and Sue Viccars
Publisher: Pathfinder Guides
Price: £11.99

This is a revised edition of an earlier title published by Jarrold, offering a choice of 28 graded and extremely varied walks of 2-10 miles. There are longer...

Rock Trails Scottish Highlands

Rock Trails: Scottish Highlands

03 March 2013

Author: Paul Gannon
Publisher: Pesda Press
Price: £14.95

The geology and scenery of the Highlands is laid bare in this knowledgeable but very readable guide. The first section looks at how the rocks were created...

From High Heels to High Hills

From High Heels to High Hills

03 March 2013

Author: Tanya Oliver
Publisher: Step Beach Press
Price: £16.96

In her entertaining first book, travel writer and self-confessed shoe addict Tanya Oliver combines practical information for walking in the Lake District...

The Countryside Companion

The Countryside Companion

03 March 2013

Author: Dennis and Jan Kelsall
Publisher: The Countryside Companion
Price: £11.99

It’s only when I started writing about the outdoors that I realised how rubbish my vocabulary was for describing it. Trees, grass, rocks, insects...

South Downs Way

South Downs Way

03 March 2013

Author: Paul Millmore
Publisher: Aurum Press Ltd
Price: £12.99

First published in 2003, this is the latest and fully revised edition of the official guide to the South Downs Way National Trail, the 100-mile bridleway...

A Peak District Anthology

A Peak District Anthology

03 March 2013

Author: Roly Smith
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Price: £16.99

Although not as popular with artists as the Lakes or Yorkshire Dales, the Peak District has always inspired writers, and this rich anthology brings together...