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Camino dos Faros

Article · 1 Apr 2024

Camiño dos Faros: what you need to know

The Camino dos Faros, or ‘Lighthouse Way’, is a superb coastal walk that follows the Costa del Morte (‘Coast of Death’) for 200km around the coast of Galicia in northwest Spain. Read on to discover key facts about the route.

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Focus · 27 Mar 2024

Long-distance trails in the Pyrenees – everything you need to know

Would you like to hike across the breathtaking landscapes of the Pyrenees? Iconic routes include the renowned GR10 and GR11, the challenging HRP (Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne)...

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Article · 18 Mar 2024

The Camí dels Bons Homes – what you need to know

The Camí dels Bons Homes (or GR107) long-distance trail was established to link towns and villages with a Cathar history. It roughly follows the route believed to have been taken...

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Focus · 14 Mar 2024

Everything you need to know about Skye's Cuillin Ridge

Is Skye's Cuillin Ridge on your bucket list? If so, you're not alone – it’s one of the longest continuous Alpine style routes in Europe and one of the world's most iconic...

Best hikes in the Alps

Article · 31 Jan 2024

Five of the best hikes in the Alps (that aren't the Tour du Mont Blanc)

Already walked the Tour du Mont Blanc? Or planning a trip and finding the accommodation is already fully booked? Don't worry, the Alps are packed with fantastic hiking trails for...

Avenue Verte Cycling Lodon to Paris

Article · 3 Jan 2024

A trail of two cities: A cycle route from London to Paris

There are two long-distance cycle routes between London and Paris: the 'classic route' and the Avenue Verte. Cicerone author Mike Wells tells us more.

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Focus · 1 Jan 2024

The Best Winter Sunshine Destinations

Christmas is over, the New Year is here, but winter is here to stay. To help beat the blues we've compiled a list of the best winter sunshine destinations to explore if you're tempted by a last-minute adventure.

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Article · 7 Nov 2023

The mountains of Nerja in southern Spain

Above the holiday towns of Nerja and Vélez-Málaga on the Costa del Sol lies the mountainous National Park of the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama.

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Feature · 4 Oct 2023

History of the New Forest

The New Forest is a unique and captivating landscape of open heath and ancient woodland. Cicerone author Steve Davison explains all you need to know about the area.

Find time to stop and stare

Article · 2 Oct 2023

How to Prepare for the Walker's Haute Route

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Focus · 2 Oct 2023

Fell Walks in the Lake District

From the lofty heights of Scafell Pike, Helvellyn, and Skiddaw, to the craggy escarpments of Great Gable and the serene beauty of Cat Bells, the Lake District fells combine awe-inspiring views, pristine lakes, and lush valleys. So, whether you’re...

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Article · 2 Oct 2023

5 Fantastic Fell Walks from Ambleside

The quaint town of Ambleside within the Lake District National Park is, amongst many things, a great base for walkers. If you're travelling to Ambleside and want to explore the Lake District Fells, here are 5 of the best routes to include in your...

Skiddaw massif

Article · 2 Oct 2023

5 Fantastic Fell Walks from Keswick

Keswick, a lively market town in the Lake District, sits on the northern edge of Derwentwater, and is located just 20 minutes from the M6. It’s the perfect base for fell walkers, with direct access to stunning fells like Skiddaw and Blencathra,...

Segaria ridge

Article · 19 Sept 2023

7 Reasons to Escape to the Costa Blanca in Winter

Come the end of the year, the endless rain and short, cold days start to wear us down. A quick fix is needed to get us through the UK winter and Spain has always been our go to...

Blencathra via Sharp Edge

Article · 15 Sept 2023

Sharp Edge: Blencathra Scrambling Route

Curious about scrambling Sharp Edge or Hall's Fell Ridge on Blencathra? Here's what you need to know about two of the UK's best scrambling routes.

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Article · 11 Sept 2023

An Introduction to Tasmania’s Overland Track

Combine a dramatic landscape with a vast wilderness and intriguing history and you get one of the world’s great walks – the Overland Track. Here's an introduction to...

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Article · 11 Sept 2023

An Introduction to the Adlerweg (Eagle's Way)

Austria has alot to offer walkers and trekkers - it's a mountainous country comprising of peaks and valleys of the eastern Alps. The Adlerweg, or Eagle's Way, runs from St Johann...

The Howgills, with sedbergh below

Article · 6 Sept 2023

Hidden Gem in Cumbria: 5 Rivers in a 1 Day Walk

The Cumbrian countryside to the north of Kendal is home to no less than five rivers; the Rawthey, Lune, Mint, Sprint and Kent which begin life in the high fells of the Lake...

South Downs Way

Article · 6 Sept 2023

An Introduction to The South Downs Way

Remaining within the South Downs National Park for almost its entire length, the official South Downs Way leads for 100 miles (160km) between Eastbourne and Winchester, following the northern escarpment for much of the way and rarely descending to...

Walk Lands End to John O Groats

Article · 6 Sept 2023

Walking from Land's End to John O'Groats

The British countryside is host to an array of different landscapes, from the imposing mountains of Scotland to the stunning white beaches of the Cornish coast. For those wishing to take their time and experience the very best that the British...