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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 in Dorset's Past

Walking in Dorset's Past

30 November 2015

Author: Sam Ferguson
Publisher: Trail Guides Publications
Price: £9.99

Archaeologist Sam Ferguson describes eight day walks around Dorset in this attractive volume, all delving into the county’s rich prehistory. They range...

Near the Motorways

Near the Motorways

30 November 2015

Author: Hugh Cantlie
Publisher: Cheviot Books
Price: £15.95

The revised 11th edition of this popular and enterprising guide lists over 200 pubs, restaurants, hotels and places of interest just five minutes’...

Wild Ruins

Wild Ruins

26 August 2015

Author: Dave Hamilton
Publisher: Wild Things Publishing

In our rationalist age, it’s healthy to be reminded that secrets and mystery wreath our landscape – it’s just that sometimes we don’t...

Wild Guide Southern and Eastern England

Wild Guide: Southern and Eastern England

26 August 2015

Publisher: Wild Things Publishing
Price: £15.99

Fancy playing poohsticks at Pooh Bear’s ‘real’ Poohsticks Bridge in Hartfield, or buying fish from Brinkley’s Fish Shed on Orford...

Field Guide to Invasive Plants Animals

Field Guide to Invasive Plants and Animals in Britain

26 August 2015

Publisher: Bloomsbury

The impact of invasive species on British landscapes, habitats and ecosystems continues – rightly – to garner column inches in the media. Despite...

The Walkers Handbook

The Walker's Handbook

26 August 2015

Author: Hugh Westacott
Publisher: Footpath Publications

This hefty tome certainly has everything you need to know about walking in the British Isles. I’d have liked a bit more on the delights of walking,...

Great Waterways Journeys

Great Waterways Journeys

26 August 2015

Author: Derek Pratt
Publisher: Adlard Coles
Price: £16.99

Tired of mountainous, inland hiking? Take the scenic, waterway route. As a photographer and specialist writer, Pratt has been involved with waterways for...

The Compleat Trespasser

The Compleat Trespasser

26 August 2015

Author: John Bainbridge
Publisher: Fellside Books
Price: £5.80

On a vagabonding tour through Britain’s most delightful countryside and forbidden tracts, Bainbridge charts the history of access and assesses the...