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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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Explore Bristol

Explore Bristol

29 May 2014

Publisher: ExploreWalks UK
Price: £7.99

Two further volumes from the Bristol-based publisher explore the Hotwells and Cliftonhead areas of the city. Both titles are really well produced, full of...


Glyndwr’s Way National Trail map XT40

29 May 2014

Publisher: Harvey
Price: £12.95

Harvey’s map of the Glyndwr’s Way is at a scale of 1:40 000 and printed on tough, lightweight waterproof paper. It covers the 135-mile long...


Walks on the Howgill Fells and adjoining Fells

29 May 2014

Author: A. Wainwright
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Price: £13.99

reviewed in tandem with: Walks in Limestone Country by A. Wainwright £13.99, Frances Lincoln, ISBN 978 0 7112 5486 4 The second editions of both these...

On Walking

On Walking

29 May 2014

Author: Phil Smith
Publisher: Triarchy Press
Price: £12.99

It takes a unique individual, and an even better writer, to pull off a book as scatological, free-ranging and whimsical as this. Thankfully, underpinning...


The Woodland Book

29 May 2014

Author: Tessa Wardley
Publisher: Bloomsbury Natural History
Price: £14.99

This glossy, fun and informative book is full of suggestions of what adventures you can get up to in woodland, from den building and foraging to wildlife...

Tweet of the Day

Tweet of the Day

29 May 2014

Author: Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss
Publisher: Saltyard Books
Price: £25

I’ve always secretly wanted to be a twitcher. What’s that ‘hoo-it’, you’d ask. Why, the call of the redstart, I’d say. In...

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Berkshire: A Dog Walker's Guide

29 May 2014

Author: Ruth Paley
Publisher: Countryside Books
Price: £7.95

A colourful, easy to use guide to walking with your dog in Berkshire, this book takes you to locations like Upper Lambourn, Newbury, Wildmoor Heath and...

Making Tracks

Making Tracks in Mytholmroyd

29 May 2014

Author: Designed and illustrated by Jo Poyser for Mytholmroyd Walkers’ Action
Price: £1.50

This is a lovely and highly original walks booklet designed for children to explore the Mytholmroyd area of Calderdale in West Yorkshire. There are six easy...