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Article · 5 Sept 2023

What is a GR route?

Put simply, the GR routes are an immense network of long distance walking routes in France, Spain, Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium. But, of course, there is more to them than just that.

An intro to... The Snowdonia Way: a new route through Wales

Article · 5 Sept 2023

An Introduction to The Snowdonia (Eryri) Way

Have you heard of the Snowdonia Way? It's a fantastic walking route designed by Alex Kendall to showcase some of the best parts that the region has to offer. Here's a quick intro...

The Two Moors Way Stamp Trail

Article · 5 Sept 2023

The Two Moors Way Stamp Trail

In 2006, to mark the 30th anniversary of the Two Moors Way, two journalists set up a stamp trail along the whole route. Sue Viccars tells us more.

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Focus · 1 Sept 2023

Focus: Our Ultimate Offroad Cycling Challenges

Celebrating the release of Bikepacking in the Lake District, we've decided to put together a collection of some of our best offroad cycling challenges. Whether you're Bikepacking...

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Video · 1 Sept 2023

Easy Walks in the Lake District: The Perfect Guide

Introducing a selection of short walks for all to enjoy. Filmed in the Lake District in and around the Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere area.

Joss on Middle Fell

Article · 1 Sept 2023

Joss Naylor's Lakes, Meres and Waters: A Legendary Run

In 1983, the legendary Joss Naylor completed the little-known 105-mile Lakes, Meres and Waters route in a staggering 19hr 14min. This Cicerone book, written by Vivienne Crow,...

We explored the ruins; walked among the crumbling walls

Article · 1 Sept 2023

A Forgotten Castle in Northern Cyprus

While exploring the trails in Northern Cyprus, a forgotten castle in the Kyrenia Range grabbed the attention of Nike Werstroh and Jacint Mig, and a narrow trail begged to be explored.

The fertile plain between La Sierra de las Nieves and Ronda (Day 12)

Article · 1 Sept 2023

An Introduction to the Andalucían Coast to Coast Walk

Find out more about this 21-day trail coast to coast across Andalucía. It was twenty years in the making and is a true adventure through incredible landscapes. Find out more...

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Article · 1 Sept 2023

Walking In Cyprus: A Sample Route

There’s far more to Cyprus than just the bustling resorts: the favourable climate, attractive scenery and many kilometres of footpaths and nature trails make it an ideal destination for walkers. Here is a sample route to give you a flavour of the...

GR7 Route Andalucia

Article · 1 Sept 2023

An Introduction to the GR7 Route in Andalucía

Check out our top tips for anyone planning to walk the GR7 long-distance route in Andalucía. Walking the GR7 in Andalucía is a fantastic experience, with good weather, varied...

Terry Fletcher walking on the Costa Blanca

Article · 1 Sept 2023

7 Reasons to Visit the Costa Blanca

Think Costa Blanca and, as likely as not, you'll think Benidorm and partying. Well, get ready to think again. There's so much more to the Costa Blanca than the hotspots for drunken tourists. Terry Fletcher, author of the Cicerone guide to Walking on...

Scrambling in solitude on the Costa Blanca

Feature · 1 Sept 2023

Scrambling in Solitude on the Costa Blanca

If you think the Costa Blanca of southern Spain is all about sangria, sombreros and stuffed donkeys Terry Fletcher has a surprise for you – it’s time to discover some of...

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Article · 30 Aug 2023

The Picos de Europa: Everything You Need To Know

The Pyrenees, the Sierra Nevada, the Guadarrama to the north of Madrid… the list of mountain ranges in Spain is as extensive as the country itself. But in the minds of many, the...

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Article · 25 Aug 2023

An Introduction to Bikepacking

Bikepacking presents an exciting option for people who enjoy backpacking and all terrain cycling. The fusion of the two activities allows adventurers to explore much further afield in a vastly different way.

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Article · 25 Aug 2023

An Introduction to The Shropshire Way

The county of Shropshire has been one of England’s best kept secrets for years. It is England’s most rural county with only two large towns –Telford and Shrewsbury, but it is blessed with some of the best hills and ridges outside the national...

Waun Fach and Pen y Gadair Fawr from Pen Allt-mawr summit (Stage 5)

Article · 25 Aug 2023

An Introduction to The Cambrian Way

Are you an adventurous and experienced walker looking to discover Wales in a whole new way? Here's an introduction to the Cambrian Way - a challenging but equally rewarding long-distance route from Cardiff to Conwy.

Welcome To Wales A Notice Outside Knighton The Town Where Glyndwrs Way Starts

Article · 25 Aug 2023

An Introduction to Glyndŵr's Way

Glyndŵr’s Way is named after Owain Glyndŵr, and is one of three National Trails in Wales. Find out more about this historic route in our intro to Glyndŵr's Way.

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Article · 25 Aug 2023

An Introduction to Offa's Dyke Path

The iconic earthwork of Offa’s Dyke, the longest linear earthwork in Britain, stands as a stunning testament to the determination and skill of its creators, being a defining landscape feature of the Welsh borders. Here is an introduction to the...

Offa's Dyke

Article · 25 Aug 2023

Highlights from Offa's Dyke Path

Cicerone author Mike Dunn explores the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, a long-distance walk along the English-Welsh border. He discovers more about one of Britain's ancient monuments and uncovers an area of remarkable historical and natural...

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Article · 7 Aug 2023

The Cumbria Way: An Introduction and Top Tips

The beauty of Cumbria is timeless, inspiring Wordsworth and the other Lakeland Romantic poets – Coleridge, Ruskin, Keats and Shelley – to stay and write in this place of...