Guidebooks for walkers, mountaineers, trekkers, climbers and cyclists

Walking, Scrambling and Winter Climbing Guidebooks for Scotland

Cicerone walking and climbing guide books for Scotland have always evoked feelings of adventure and freedom. Whether you’re planning to tackle some of Scotland’s toughest winter climbs, soaring ridges or highland mountains, or merely looking forward to a gentle walk in a glen or along the coast, Scotland is simply heaven for the outdoor enthusiast.
 
The UK Trailwalker's Handbook

The UK Trailwalker's Handbook £20.00

The UK Trailwalker's Handbook is a directory of long-distance paths in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland compiled by the Long Distance Walkers Association, covering 730 national trails, long-distance paths and anytime challenges, with regional overview maps and an index of walking guide publishers and support companies. Read and see more…

Scotland's Best Small Mountains

Scotland's Best Small Mountains £14.95

A walking guide to 40 of the best small mountains in Scotland, UK, under 3000ft (non-Munros), with various ascents all accessible to non-climbers. Selected for anything but size, day walks in Sutherland and the far north, Torridon, Lochaber, the Great Glen, the Cairngorms, Glencoe, Arrochar, the Trossachs and the islands (Skye, Eigg, Mull, Arran). Read and see more…

Walking on the Orkney and Shetland Isles

Walking on the Orkney and Shetland Isles £12.95

A guidebook to day walks on the Isles of Orkney, Shetland and Fair Isle - off the northeastern tip of Britain. Over 80 walking routes are described in this diverse landscape packed with archaeological sites, dotted with rare wildflowers and thronged with seabirds. A must for anyone wanting to explore on foot. Read and see more…

Walking on Harris and Lewis

Walking on Harris and Lewis £12.95

A handy pocket-sized guidebook to 30 day walks on the Isle of Harris and Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides. Walks range from all-day routes in the high hills to shorter, lower-level walks that visit the world-famous heritage sites and antiquities. Includes the An Cliseam horseshoe, the stone circles of Calanais and Butt of Lewis lighthouse. Read and see more…

The Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye £14.00

A handy guidebook describing 87 walks and scrambles on the Isle of Skye. The wide selection of routes visits all corners of the island as well as the renowned Cuillin. The Isle of Skye has some of the most awe-inspiring scenery of Scotland's many islands. The walks are widely varied, and provide something for all abilities to enjoy. Read and see more…

The West Highland Way

The West Highland Way £12.95

A handy pocket sized guidebook for anyone planning to walk the West Highland Way National Trail. The popular 95-mile long-distance route from Glasgow to Fort William typically takes less than a week to walk, passing through the stunning scenery that Scotland has to offer. A description of the Way is also provided for walkers from north to south. Read and see more…

Walking Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

Walking Loch Lomond and the Trossachs £14.95

A guide to walking and scrambling routes in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park in the Southern Highlands of Scotland. Over 70 walks to all 21 Munros summits and 30 lesser hills, including the Cobbler, Arrochar Alps and Ben Lui. A good introduction to walking in the Scottish Highlands. Read and see more…

Backpacker's Britain: Central and Southern Scottish Highlands

Backpacker's Britain: Central and Southern Scottish Highlands £12.00  £6.45

A guidebook covering 30 multi-day backpacking routes in Scotland. The walks range from 2 to 7 days in length throughout the Central and Southern Scottish Highlands, such as the classic through-route in the Cairngorms. The book gives you all you need to plan your next Scottish wilderness trip. Read and see more…

The End to End Trail

The End to End Trail £16.95

A practical guidebook for anyone planning the epic walk from Lands End to John O'Groats. The 1935km (1200 mile) long-distance route, or end to end trail as it is also known follows paths and tracks rather than road, and takes to the hills whenever it can. The route is divided into 61 daily stages averaging just less than 32km (20 miles). Read and see more…

The National Trails

The National Trails £17.95

This inspirational guidebook looks at each of the UK's 19 National Trails. Presenting the information in a way that allows ease of comparison and contrast, with practical details to help you plan your walk. Some Trails are short and easy, others much longer, many have strong themes - they may follow a coastline, or traverse ranges of hills. Read and see more…

The Great Glen Way

The Great Glen Way £12.95

The Great Glen Way is an 117km (73 mile) National Trail that runs along the Caledonia Canal from Fort William to Inverness. Easily walked within a week, and accessible in all seasons, the Great Glen Way makes an ideal introduction to long-distance walking in Scotland. This handy guidebook gives a complete two-way description of the route. Read and see more…

Ben Nevis and Glen Coe

Ben Nevis and Glen Coe £14.95

This guidebook contains route descriptions for 100 graded walks in the Ben Nevis and Glen Coe region. These include Summit Summaries for the Grey Corries, the Mamores, the Black Mount and Ben Cruachan which contain a variety of itinerary suggestions. The routes range from gentle strolls to bothy treks and cover 43 Munro summits and 3 scrambles. Read and see more…

The Pentland Hills: A Walker's Guide

The Pentland Hills: A Walker's Guide £12.00

This handy pocket-sized guidebook contains 30 circular day walks. The routes are suitable for all abilities and allow you to discover stunning summit vistas, quiet waterside strolls, deeply incised rocky valleys and wooded walks. Each trail is varied and offers routes that are interesting, yet not too rugged, and explore fantastic landscapes. Read and see more…

Walking on the Isle of Arran

Walking on the Isle of Arran £14.95

This handy, pocket-sized guidebook offers a selection of 45 walks. Many of them are interlinked and there are ample opportunities to create longer walks that traverse the length and breadth of the island. The walks range from easy low-level trails to more challenging, high mountain routes so they are suitable for a range of abilities. Read and see more…

Scotland's Mountain Ridges

Scotland's Mountain Ridges £18.95

A guidebook covering the best summer scrambling, rock climbing and winter mountaineering on Scotland's ridges, from the remote Cairngorms to the splendour of the Cuillin. With inspirational photographs, the guidebook is both a celebration of the landscape and a practical route guide. Read and see more…

Walking in Torridon

Walking in Torridon £12.95

This guidebook contains 52 day walks in Torridon, a remote and much-loved area of the Scottish Highlands. Based around Shieldaig and Slioch, the routes are split into 3 sections: easy walks, long and high level walks and mountain ascents over 2000ft including 9 Munros, and 5 outline suggestions for major ridge walks. Read and see more…

The Border Country

The Border Country £12.95  £6.45

This handy guidebook to the Border Country region in Scotland and north Northumberland contains 46 day walks, 5 long distance routes and 7 town trails to suit every taste. From gentle ambles to harder hill walks there are walks here to suit all pedestrians and lovers of the countryside, whatever your abilities and secondary interests. Read and see more…

Backpacker's Britain: Northern Scotland

Backpacker's Britain: Northern Scotland £12.95  £6.45

The guidebook covers 30 multi-day backpacking routes in northern Scotland's highlands and islands. Routes take walkers along rugged coastlines from the Shetland Islands to the Rough Bounds of Knoydart, and across mountain ridges from northern Skye to Glen Affric. Routes of 2, 3 and 5 days. Read and see more…

Walking in the Ochils, Campsie Fells and Lomond Hills

Walking in the Ochils, Campsie Fells and Lomond Hills £12.95

The Ochils, Campsie Fells and Lomond Hills is a handy guidebook to the area of high ground between Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth. It consists of 33 day walks, which are mostly circular and cover a variety of terrain such as moorland, forestry and rocky crags. The routes range from easily managed walks to long distance with difficult terrain. Read and see more…

Walking in the Cairngorms

Walking in the Cairngorms £14.00

Walking in the Cairngorms is a handy pocket-sized guidebook that describes over 100 routes consisting of both day and multi-day walks set in stunning scenery. The routes cover low-lying, mid-height and mountain trails along with 23 Munro summits. The terrain ranges from sandy trails to rocky scrambles and wilder ground full of plant life. Read and see more…

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