Book and DVD reviews

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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Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore

26 May 2015

Author: Patrick Barkham
Publisher: Granta
Price: £20

Not so much a guide to walking the coast as a narrative ramble around some of the finest stretches of shoreline in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to...

Thames Path

Thames Path

26 May 2015

Author: Joel Newton
Publisher: Trailblazer Guides
Price: £11.99

Another polished and comprehensive Trailblazer title, this time to the 184-mile National Trail along the length of the Thames from rural Gloucestershire to...

Beacons Way

The Land of the Beacons Way: Scenery and Geology across the Brecon Beacons National Park

26 May 2015

Author: Dilys Harlow
Publisher: South Wales Geologists’ Association
Price: £7.95

This fascinating, well-illustrated and accessible book describes the landscape and geology of the Brecon Beacons National Park via the Beacons Way long...



20 May 2015

Author: Peter Owen Jones
Publisher: Rider Publishing
Price: £12.99

The transition from advertising executive to Anglican priest gives broadcaster Peter Owen Jones an interesting perspective and in this selection of 21...

Railway walks

Railway Walks in the Vale of Rheidol

26 February 2015

Author: Maurice Kyle
Publisher: Brodawel Publishing
Price: £7.99

A guide to 26 walks that start from railway stations on the preserved, 12-mile Vale of Rheidol line in Mid Wales, between Aberystwyth and Devil's Bridge....

Mudlark River

Mudlark River

24 February 2015

Author: Simon Wilcox
Publisher: Available from Amazon
Price: £7.99

After finding a Victorian map of the Thames in a London antiques shop, Simon Wilcox decided to use it as a basis for walking the 184-mile route from source...

Stepping out together

Stepping Out Together

24 February 2015

Author: Allan Jones & Gareth Thomas
Price: £3.50 (+75p p&p)

A brief history of Gelligaer Ramblers 1995-2015 When the coal mining industry around Gelligaer, in the Rhymney Valley of South Wales, closed down in the...

50 shades of hillwalking

50 Shades of Hillwalking

24 February 2015

Author: Ralph Storer
Publisher: Luath Press
Price: £7.99

Ralph Storer gives his own quirky view of messing about on mountains, as he puts it, and describes 50 of his more memorable hillwalking experiences. There's...