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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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Top 10 Literary walks

Top 10 Literary Walks: Lake District

24 February 2015

Author: Steve Goodier
Publisher: Northern Eye Books
Price: £5.99

A pocket size collection of walks exploring the favourite places and landscapes of two of the Lake District's most famous authors. The Wordsworth walks...

Stone circles

Stone Cirles

24 February 2015

Author: Stone Ramblers
Price: £3.50

A revised and updated version of the group's popular collection of 20 local walks in rural Staffordshire, ranging from short strolls to a 36-mile challenge...

Britannia Obscura

Britannia Obscura

24 February 2015

Author: Joanna Parker
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Price: £16.99

All walkers know Ordnance Survey are the best maps by a 1:25,000 scale mile. But this intriguing book, subtitled Mapping Hidden Britain, explores the...

Walking up hills made easier

Walking up hills made easier

24 February 2015

Author: Geoffrey King
Publisher: Independent Design Executive
Price: £9.75

This illustrated guide purports to make walking up and down hills less physically and psychologically demanding by explaining how to get the basics right in...

Scenic walks in Herts

Scenic Walks in Hertfordshire and Essex

24 February 2015

Author: Phoebe Taplin
Publisher: Pirkin Publishing
Price: £4.99

A large, glossy guide to seven linear day walks that together form the southern loop of the Harcamlow Way, a 140-mile figure of eight route around the two...

Secret creek

Secret Creek

24 February 2015

Author: Graham Ross
Price: £7.50

An affectionate and highly individual portrait of "one of Britain's last wild places" - a tiny enclave of the backwaters of Essex, amid the tucked away...

Footsteps in summer

Footsteps in Summer

24 February 2015

Author: Russell George
Publisher: Troubadour Publishing
Price: £9.99

With early retirement beckoning, Russell George decided to embark on a solo 950-mile walk from John o'Groats to Land's End to raise money for Cancer Research...

That mighty heart

That Mighty Heart

24 February 2015

Author: John Elinger & Katherine Shock
Publisher: Signal Books
Price: £14.99

Visions of London Poems by John Elinger, illustrations by Katherine Shock Seven walks around the capital are presented in a very different but highly...