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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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The Little John Challenge Walk

The Little John Challenge Walk

30 November 2015

Author: Revd. John N. Merrill
Publisher: The John Merrill Foundation
Price: £7.95

Well-known marathon walker John Merrill describes one of his favourite challenge walks in this self-published guide that first appeared as long ago as 1986....

20 Walks in Wealden Country

20 Walks in Wealden Country

30 November 2015

Author: Peter Titchmarsh
Publisher: White Horse Books
Price: £6.00

A guide to 20 short circular day walks in the High Weald of Kent and East Sussex, around Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Edenbridge, produced to...

Village Trails in Clydesdale and Tweeddale

Village Trails in Clydesdale and Tweeddale

30 November 2015

Author: Rosemary Turpie and Ian Gilchrist
Publisher: Quothquan Trails, order from quothquantrails@aol.com
Price: £7.95 (plus £1.50 p&p)

Another excellent book of local walks, this time around the historic villages of the upper Clyde and Tweed valleys and most within a ten mile radius of...

Walking in the Simonside Hills

Walking in the Simonside Hills

30 November 2015

Author: Keven Shevels
Publisher: Trail Guide Publications
Price: £9.99

The Simonside Hills lie between Coquetdale and Redesdale in the far east of Northumberland National Park, a ridge of sandstone hills south west of Rothbury...

Kent: Year Round Walks

Kent Year Round Walks

30 November 2015

Author: Michael Easterbrook
Publisher: Countryside Books
Price: £7.95

If ever there was a walking guidebook for all the seasons this is probably it, at least for the pleasant county of Kent. The 20 short circular walks are...

Wales Coast Path: Pembrokeshire

Wales Coast Path: Pembrokeshire, Cardigan to Amroth

30 November 2015

Author: Vivienne Crow
Publisher: Northern Eye
Price: £13.99

This is the fifth of seven volumes that make up the official guide to the 870-mile Wales Coast Path, stretching all the way from Chepstow and the Severn...

Heart of the Pennine Way

Heart of the Pennine Way

30 November 2015

Author: Tony and Chris Grogan
Publisher: Skyware
Price: £9.99

If you’re unwilling or unable to devote three weeks to walking the entire Pennine Way then this ‘mid Pennine Way’ option is for you. The...

Treasured Island: A Book Lover's Tour of Britain

Treasured Island: A Book Lover's Tour of Britain

30 November 2015

Author: Frank Barrett
Publisher: AA Publishing
Price: £16.99

From Thomas Hardy’s Dorset to Brontë Country, many parts of Britain proudly trumpet their literary links. In this personal odyssey, the Mail on...