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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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One man and a mule

One Man and a Mule

21 November 2017

Author: Hugh Thomson
Publisher: Preface Publishing
Price: £20

One Man and a Mule: Across England with a Pack Mule begins with a warning that the book is “more interested in people than landscape, and in farmers...

Where Poppies Blow

Where Poppies Blow

21 November 2017

Author: John Lewis-Stempel
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Price: £20

In Flanders fields, the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row That mark our place, and in the sky The larks still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard...

steve chilton running hard

Running Hard: The Story of a Rivalry

07 September 2017

Author: Steve Chilton
Publisher: Sandstone Press
Price: £17.99

Fell running is both one of the hardest sports, but also one of the friendliest. In Running Hard Steve Chilton uses the careers of two of the sports finest...

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There is No Map in Hell

07 July 2017

Author: Steve Birkinshaw
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
Price: £12.99

Every so often, someone does something spectacular.There is No Map in Hell is the first-hand account of one such feat, an endeavour which was inspired by...

Kent Coast Path guidebook

Kent Ramblers Guide to the Kent Coast Path

07 July 2017

Author: Robert Peel and Peter Smith
Publisher: Kent Ramblers
Price: £7.50

Known as the ‘garden of England’, Kent’s pastoral landscape is rightly celebrated – but that doesn’t mean that its superb...

Walking the Song by Hamish Brown

Walking the Song

07 July 2017

Author: Hamish Brown
Publisher: Sandstone Press
Price: £8.99

Hamish Brown’s Walking the Song is an engaging, informative and evocative read for anyone who loves hillwalking, particularly in Scotland. Brown is...

Planet Earth II

Planet Earth II

16 December 2016

Author: Stephen Moss
Publisher: BBC Books
Price: £25

This is a beautiful companion book to the BBC series Planet Earth, complete with stunning images, stills from the programme and a readable accompanying text....

Poacher's Pimgrimage

Poacher's Pilgrimage - an Island Journey

16 December 2016

Author: Alastair McIntosh
Publisher: Birlinn
Price: £20

In 2009, Alastair McIntosh walked for 12 days from the south of Harris to the butt of Lewis, those beautiful, conjoined islands of the Outer Hebrides. He...