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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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Walking the Thames Path

Walking the Thames Path

16 December 2016

Author: Leigh Hatts
Publisher: Cicerone
Price: £15.95

Leigh Hatts' classic guide is a great book for Thames Path walkers to take along on the trail. I particularly like the fact that unlike some other guides to...

Cambrian Way AJ Drake

Cambrian Way: The Mountain Connoisseur’s Walk

28 May 2016

Author: A.J. Drake
Publisher: Cambrian Way Trust
Price: £7.50

Tony Drake's classic upland walking route, devised in the 1970s, links Cardiff with Conwy via the Brecon Beacons, Plynlimon, the Rhinogs and Snowdon - a...

Country Walks around Cambridge

Country Walks Around Cambridge

28 May 2016

Author: Phoebe Taplin
Publisher: Pitkin Publishing
Price: £5

In full, the Harcamlow Way forms a giant figure-of-eight walking route whose 141 miles (227km) encompass Harlow, Cambridge and Saffron Walden. This is the...

Ice Cream Cakes Very Long Walk Peter Youngs

Ice Cream, Cakes and a Very Long Walk

28 May 2016

Author: Peter Youngs
Publisher: Tricorn Books
Price: £14.95

There are plenty of accounts of walks from Land's End to John o'Groats, but Peter Youngs' 1,535-mile route was not just circuitous but also unhurried, spread...

Lake District High Level and Fell Walks Vivenne Crow

Lake District: High Level and Fell Walks

28 May 2016

Author: Vivienne Crow
Publisher: Cicerone
Price: £9.99

This chunky colour guidebook (over 200 pages) brings together 30 of the best day walks on both the open fells and upland paths of the Lake District. They...

Lake District Walks to Viewpoints

Lake District: Walks to Viewpoints

28 May 2016

Author: Stewart Smith
Publisher: Northern Eye Books
Price: £5.99

The Top 10 Walks series continues with another slimline guide to Lake District routes, this time to particular viewpoints. The short walks are all circular...

Landskipping Anna Pavord


28 May 2016

Author: Anna Pavord
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: £20

Anna Pavord's absorbing and wide-ranging exploration of our relationship with the land and how we have responded to the notion of landscape begins with the...

No Way But Gentlenesse Richard Hines

No Way but Gentlenesse

28 May 2016

Author: Richard Hines
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: £16.99

Barry Hines, who died earlier this year, is remembered for his seminal novel Kes, written in 1968, but this classic tale of a young boy's relationship with a...