Guidebook picks from our friends at Cicerone

We’ve picked our favourite titles from our friends at Cicerone, a Lake District-based publishers offering a range of guidebooks for walkers everywhere. 10% of each purchase using the links below will be donated to the Ramblers to help us open the way for everyone to enjoy the simple pleasures of walking


Outdoor Adventures with Children - Lake District

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With its twinkling tarns for skimming stones and craggy summits for scrambling, the Lake District is a natural adventure playground for children of all ages. It is the perfect place for families to share outdoor adventures, have fun together and inspire youngsters to love and cherish wild and rural landscapes. All featured routes have been rigorously road-tested and have got the thumbs up from the harshest of critics - the under-12s. 

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The National Trails

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An inspirational larger format guidebook to Britain's National Trails - 19 long-distance walking routes through England, Wales and Scotland. Together, these routes (National Trails in England and Wales and Scotland's Great Trails) cover well over 3100 miles (5000km), exploring the rich scenic and historic countryside of Britain.

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navigation frontcover

Perfect both for novices seeking an introduction to navigation and also those wishing to brush up on old skills, this book is an indispensable companion to mastering the essential techniques. These valuable skills will enhance not only your safety but also your enjoyment of the outdoors.

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Lake District: Low Level and Lake Walks 

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This guidebook describes 30 of the best low-level walks in the Lake District. From delightful wooded glades and sparkling tarns, to waterfalls and glacier-carved valleys towered over by craggy mountains. The walks described aim to seek out the best walking that the lower areas of the Lake District have to offer.

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Great Walks on the England Coast Path 

great walks england coast path guidebook

At around 4500km (2800 miles), the England Coast Path is the longest coastal trail in the world. This inspirational large-format guide presents a handpicked selection of 30 highlight sections, offering a taste of England's stunning and diverse shoreline. Routes range from 9 to 45km, spanning between 3 hours and 2 days, offering options to suit all abilities. They can be accessed by public transport and are walkable year round (weather permitting!).

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Short Walks series

These short walks guides contain 15 of the best short walks in each area. Each walk includes an easy-to-read Ordnance Survey map and clear route descriptions, perfect if you're new to walking or are looking for something you can enjoy with the whole family. Please click on the tiles below to buy now.

Remember that as a Ramblers supporter you get 25% off all printed Cicerone guidebooks by using the code RAMBMD25 at the checkout.