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James' Dark Peak Gems

01 October 2021

Author: Christine & Gary Brownhill
Publisher: James Brownhill Memorial Fund
Price: £10

A new book of walks throughout the Hope and Edale Valleys in the Peak District National Park has been published this year to mark the 10th anniversary of the...

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Walking Around Exeter: A selection of local walks for all

17 August 2021

Author: Exeter and District Ramblers Group, edited by Les Bright
Publisher: Exeter and District Ramblers Group
Price: £5

If you are looking for ideas of walks in and around Exeter – then I would recommend taking a look at this new book, published by Exeter and District...

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Ninebarrow’s Dorset: Volume 2

17 August 2021

Author: James LaBouchardiere & Jon Whitley
Publisher: Yonder Stile
Price: £15

Following hot on the heels of Volume 1, Ninebarrow’s second book of walks in the Purbecks has all the charm of the Volume 1 but with a slightly...

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Wild Winter

21 May 2021

Author: John D Burns
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
Price: £9.99

Many years ago I met a campaigner for public access rights from the United States. After meeting various outdoors folk he set off to walk the Cape Wrath...

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Wild Swimming Walks Cornwall

21 May 2021

Author: Matt Newbury & Sophie Pierce
Publisher: Wild Things Publishing
Price: £14.99

For anyone wanting to integrate wild swimming into their walks, this book is a lovely immersive starting point. It covers a broad range of places across...

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Where the Wild Things Grow

21 May 2021

Author: David Hamilton
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Price: £20

We’re in the middle of an environmental crisis and record numbers of people have been forced to turn to foodbanks to feed themselves, yet according to...

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100 Great Walks with Kids

04 March 2021

Author: Jen and Sim Benson
Publisher: Conway
Price: £16.99

Jen and Sim are terrifically well equipped with the knowledge and experience to pick out the best and most suitable walks for children. As keen runners and...

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Day Walks in Fort William and Glen Coe

22 February 2021

Author: Helen & Paul Webster
Publisher: Vertebrate
Price: £14.95

Read during a dreich winter lockdown in Edinburgh, this book had me pining desperately for the west coast and the hills. And where better to go walking in...

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New Forest 222

19 February 2021

Author: Jodi Longyear
Publisher: Hammond’s Green Publishing
Price: £9.95

As a frequent visitor to the New Forest, I was keen to read whether Jodi Longyear’s guidebook, New Forest 222, would provide some new walk route...