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Five people you'll meet on the Pennine Way

Five people you'll meet on the Pennine Way

Article · On 2 Jun 2016 by Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon is walking the Pennine Way in order to update his guidebook. Now that he has walked it several times it has become clear that there are several types...
An intro to... The Thames Path

An intro to... The Thames Path

Article · On 26 Apr 2016

A quick intro to the under appreciated Thames Path national trail - the best way into or out of London.
An intro to... The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

An intro to... The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Article · On 22 Apr 2016

Have you ever wanted to walk the Pembrokeshire Coast Path? Here is a very quick introduction to this wild and beautiful national trail.
An intro to... The Cotswold Way

An intro to... The Cotswold Way

Article · On 6 Apr 2016

Have you ever wanted to walk the Cotswold Way? Here is a very quick introduction to this ideal first time trek.
An intro to... The Offa's Dyke Path

An intro to... The Offa's Dyke Path

Article · On 30 Mar 2016

Have you ever wanted to walk the Offa's Dyke Path? Here is a very quick introduction to this historic trek along the boundary between England and Wales.
An intro to the Great Glen Way

An intro to... the Great Glen Way

Article · On 24 Mar 2016

Have you ever wanted to walk the Great Glen Way? Here is a very quick introduction to this ideal first time long distance trail.
The South West Coast Path

An intro to... The South West Coast Path

Article · On 23 Mar 2016

An intro to... The South West Coast Path
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Exploring Offa's Dyke Path

Feature · On 11 Mar 2016 by Mike Dunn

Cicerone author Mike Dunn explores the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, a long-distance walk along the English-Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn. He discoveres more about one of...
Lea Valley, Top 10 Easy First Treks

Top 10 Easy First Treks

Article · On 7 Aug 2015

Thinking of doing your first long distance walk but need some advice? Have a look at our top ten easy first time treks.
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The South Downs Way National Trail in winter

Feature · On 14 Apr 2015 by Lesley Williams

Lesley Williams shares the highs and lows of walking the South Downs Way, a national trail between Winchester and Eastbourne, in the dank and dreary depths of February and with...
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Porthmadog to Cardigan on the Welsh Coast Path

Feature · On 10 Mar 2015 by John B Jones

John Jones, author of the Cicerone guide to the Ceredigion and Snowdonia Coast path, explores some of the Wales Coast Path, along the heritage coastline of Cardigan Bay.
Why You Should Walk The Wales Coast Path

Why You Should Walk The Wales Coast Path

Article · On 19 Feb 2015

The Wales Coast Path, the subject of Paddy Dillon's new Cicerone guide, seems to be in the news a lot and has caught the nation's attention. This well-waymarked 870 mile...
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The Cotswold Way – why a national trail?

Feature · On 10 Feb 2015 by Kev Reynolds

The Cotswold Way is Britain's newest national trail. Kev Reynolds reflects on the unique qualities of the Cotswold Way, Britain's 19th national trail, and on why it is that once...
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The Wales Coast Path: Not a stroll along the beach

Feature · On 20 Jan 2015 by Paddy Dillon

The Wales Coast Path sneaked up on expert guidebook author, Paddy Dillon. One moment there was talk about creating a continuous coastal path around the country, and the next moment...
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Long-distance Walking: What the human body's for

Feature · On 20 Jan 2015 by Ronald Turnbull

Trekking expert and Cicerone author Ronald Turnbull summarises the history, pleasures and different types of long distance walking we have in the UK.
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The Cumbria Way, and the highest YHA bunkhouse in England

Article · On 5 Aug 2014 by Lesley Williams

A weekend backpacking trip on the Cumbria Way provided a great excuse to stay at Skiddaw House a remote, characterful old building that occupies an isolated position 470m (1540ft) above...
Great Glen Way

Planning to walk your first National Trail? How about the Great Glen Way?

Article · On 6 Aug 2013

There's no shortage of options in the Cicerone range of guidebooks for long-distance walks across the UK. But if you want to walk your first National Trail, then the Great...
Discover the Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path

National Trails – Discover the Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path

Article · On 31 Jul 2013

The end of one national trail is often fairly close to the start of another, but not in Norfolk. The Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path is far removed from...
Speyside Way

Discover the Speyside Way, Dava Way and Moray Coast Trail

Article · On 10 Jul 2012

The Speyside Way is a superb long-distance Scottish Great Trail. It runs for 66 miles from Aviemore to Buckie, with relatively little ascent or descent whilst passing through some spectacular...
Hadrian's Wall

An enjoyable stroll along Hadrian's Wall

Article · On 6 Jun 2012 by Sarah Spencer

A bit of time off work happily coincided with the recent spell of fine weather. I had a loose plan in the back of my mind that I quite fancied...