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What kit should I take on a mountain walk?

Article · 15 Apr 2015

What kit should I take on a mountain walk?

Vivienne Crow, author of several Cicerone Press walking guides to Cumbria and the Lake District, answers the frequently asked question 'What kit should I take on a mountain walk?'.

The best time to go to The Hebrides

Article · 10 Apr 2015

The best time to go to The Hebrides

When is the best time of year to go to The Hebrides? Peter Edwards, author of the new Cicerone Press guidebook to The Hebrides, explains that each season offers its own special reasons to visit this incredible island group.

Meet the Cicerone Authors Event

News · 13 Mar 2015

Meet the Cicerone Authors Event

Cicerone were delighted to welcome over 50 people to Wilf's Cafe in Staveley for their first Meet the Authors event. For those of you that missed it, here is a quick summary of the evening.

Wye Valley Cicerone Guidebook

Article · 3 Mar 2015

Wye not try Walking in the Wye Valley with a Cicerone Guidebook

The variety of walks in Mike Dunn's new Cicerone guidebook to Walking in the Wye Valley means there is something for everyone in this beautiful area. Following the fourth-largest...

James takes on Glaramara with the help of Mark Richards' guidebook.

Article · 19 Feb 2015

James takes on Glaramara with the help of Mark Richards' guidebook.

James Benson takes on Glaramara with the help of Mark Richards' guidebook. Sacred summits: Olympus, Kailash, Ararat, Athos, Glaramara, Fuji... Glaramara?

A day walking in the Trossachs

Article · 14 Feb 2015

A day walking in the Trossachs

Discovering the walking possibilities in the Trossachs revealed within Ronald Turnbull's guidebook to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. It's early February, and the weather forecast is promising. We have the perfect excuse for a trip to Scotland.

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Feature · 10 Feb 2015

The wilder side of the Wye: Plynlimon to Tintern

Mike Dunn, author of Cicerone’s new guide to ‘Walking in the Wye Valley’, suggests lots of walks for exploring the best of this much-loved area, away from the tourist...

10 Reasons to Love The Southern Uplands

Article · 5 Feb 2015

10 Reasons to Love The Southern Uplands

We take a closer look at the Southern Uplands - an underappreciated range - with the help of our favourite eccentric Ronald Turnbull, author of the recently published guide to the area.

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Feature · 16 Dec 2014

Secret Walks in North-West England

Although little known as a walking destination, the Eden valley is no untouched wilderness - it has been inhabited for thousands of years.

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Feature · 20 Oct 2014

Autumn Leaves in the Lakes

Autumn: it’s the time of year that brings out the poet in all but the hardest of us. Who can fail to be moved by the sublime spectacle of the changing colours? From Constable to Monet, artists have tried to capture its glory, while poets proclaim...

Walk Reader Awards 2013

News · 14 Feb 2014

Cicerone wins Gold in the Walk magazine reader awards

We are thrilled to announce that Cicerone has struck gold in the 2013 Walk magazine reader awards. Last week the Cicerone team made the trip down to the Outdoors Show in London,...

Tell Us Your Story: Walking in Cumbria's Eden Valley

Article · 15 Jan 2014

Walking in Cumbria's Eden Valley (Tell Us Your Story)

Reader Richard Evans enjoys the walking in Cumbria's Eden Valley and has written to Cicerone to tell us about it. Thanks Richard!

Lakeland Fellrangers

Article · 10 Jan 2014

Walked all the Lakeland Fellrangers? Then add your name to the official register

Completers of all 227 Lakeland FELLRANGER fell summits can be now added to the official hillwalkers register, and apply for a certificate. Details on how to apply can be found on...

Walking in Essex

Article · 14 Nov 2013

Looking for fantastic and varied walking? Then check out walking in Essex...

Essex may not be high on many walkers' hit lists. In fact it probably doesn't feature at all. But to overlook this corner of England is to overlook some fantastic and varied...

Walking in Norfolk

Article · 13 Nov 2013

The Best Bits of Walking in Norfolk

We caught up with Laurence Mitchell, Cicerone author of Walking in Norfolk to find out a bit more about which part of Norfolk he likes the best.

Forest of Dean

Article · 8 Oct 2013

Quintessential Autumn walking in the Forest of Dean

Too often, autumn means lengthy rain, gusting winds and overcast skies. But there are days - maybe not as frequent as we'd like - when the clouds clear and autumn becomes a...

Arnside and Warton Crag

Article · 15 Jun 2013

Arnside and Warton Crag

Two very sunny walks on the edge of the Lake District.

Isle of Lewis

Article · 1 Mar 2013

Harris and Lewis: Who is the fairest of them all?

Peter Edwards tell us more about a recent research trip to the Hebridean Isle of Lewis.

Great Mountain Days

News · 27 Jul 2012

Great Mountain Days

Following the publication of Great Mountain Days in the Lake District in 2008, Cicerone teamed up with Fix the Fells project, which with the help of hundreds of volunteers maintains and repairs footpaths in the high fells of the Lake District.

Isle of Harris

Article · 11 Jun 2012

Isle of Harris: Paradise Found by Cicerone author

While researching routes for the Cicerone guide to walking in the Hebrides, author Peter Edwards reckons he has visited some of the very finest beaches on the planet: 'During the...