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Summer walking, trekking and cycling...

Summer is here, and there's still time to plan your adventures for 2014. Take a look at our 'Activities' and 'Regional' information pages for some ideas, or dip into some of our Blogs.

Baraques du Fond, on the way to Col de la Crosatie, Gran Paradiso

The flowers are in bloom in the Alps, Pyrenees and all over Europe – and this month many alpine huts will open for summer trekkers. If you're walking and trekking high in the Alps or Pyrenees, remember to be equipped for late lying snow. There's still plenty lying above 2500m.

If you're tired of the crowds in the most favoured Alpine honeypots, here are some fantastic options which are often overlooked, allowing you to explore quieter, but no less beautiful regions of the Alps.

Walking in the UK

Summer is here. Check your knowledge of the Countryside Code here. Think about some walks in your local area where you can increase your fitness, then maybe tackle something new – maybe your first national trail, or walking in an area new to you.

Cicerone Blog

Tackle a challenging long-distance walk across the Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye holds a special place in many people’s hearts. Its romantic history, majestic mountains and stunning coastline draw people back time and time again. Many rush around the best known sights, but for those who wish to experience Skye properly, there can be few better ways than by tackling a long-distance walk. Read...

Take a walk through England's prehistoric sites

The Great Stones Way long distance route opened in 2014, running for 36-miles through the Wiltshire Downs, from Barbury Castle (south of Swindon) to Old Sarum (north of Salisbury), linking with the end of the Ridgeway National Trail at Avebury. Read...

Cicerone and sunshine at Keswick Mountain Festival

Cicerone's stand at the Keswick Mountain festival was as busy as ever over the weekend. With authors Paddy Dillon and Ronald Turnbull giving talks in the Adventure Theatre, Pete Hawkins leading introductory navigation courses, and Mark Richards adding his own brand of excitement to the weekend, we enjoyed every minute of the festival. Read...

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Dates for your diary...

Gower Walking Festival
7th-22nd June

Herefordshire Walking Festival
14th-22nd June

Moray Walking Festival
19th-23rd June


Rothbury and Coquetdale
(Northumberland) Walking festival

21st-28th June


3rd-6th July
See the Tour de France in the Yorkshire Dales

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