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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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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...

Wayfarers Dole John Bainbridge

Wayfarer’s Dole

28 May 2016

Author: John Bainbridge
Publisher: Fellside Books
Price: £6.99

This engrossing book by writer, novelist and one-time chief executive of the Dartmoor Preservation Society, John Bainbridge, explores the ethos of rambling...

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...

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...

An Illustrated Coastal Year

An Illustrated Coastal Year

17 February 2016

Author: Celia Lewis
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: £20.00

Following on from the success of her previous book, An Illustrated Country Year, Celia Lewis deploys the same attractive combination of watercolours and...

Milestones to Millstones

Milestones to Millstones

17 February 2016

Author: Elaine Steane
Publisher: www.milestonestomillstones.co.uk
Price: £9.99

This original and well-written guidebook offers a total of 17 circular walks, visiting 23 mills in and around Oxford. As the author explains, mills long...

Lakeland Fells by Bernard Newman

The Lakeland Fells

17 February 2016

Author: Bernard Newman
Publisher: Mica Publishing
Price: £12.95

Extremely colourful and eye-catching, this pocket-size guidebook includes 60 walking routes of 2-9 miles graded from low level family strolls and woodland...

Three Castles & an Ironmaster's House

Three Castles & an Ironmaster's House

17 February 2016

Author: David Clarke
Publisher: Bretwalda Books
Price: £9.99

The cornerstones of this 50-mile (30km) circular history walk through Kent and Sussex, inspired by King Harold's march to battle, are the National Trust...