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An Intro to... The South Downs Way

Article · 17 Jun 2017

An intro to... The South Downs Way

The South Downs Way is an excellent choice for a quick and easy long-distance walk within a short drive from Southampton, Portsmouth, Brighton or London. Here is a quick introduction to the national trail.

Walking on the Isle of Wight, written by Paul Curtis

Article · 27 May 2017

Walking on the Isle of Wight: A Sample Route

Here’s a sample route from the new Cicerone guidebook to Walking on the Isle of Wight, written by Paul Curtis. This 2 1/2 hour walk is 6.6 miles long and is graded easy to...

Try a sample route from our Walking in Norfolk guidebook

Article · 22 Mar 2017

Try a sample route from our Walking in Norfolk guidebook

Try walking in Norfolk with this sample route. The county is far more varied than most outsiders imagine, with several distinct and unique landscapes. As well as Broads and the...

An intro to... The Pilgrim's Way or 'England's Camino'

Article · 17 Feb 2017

An intro to... The Pilgrim's Way or 'England's Camino'

Have you ever wanted to walk the Pilgrim's Way? Here is a very quick introduction to this ancient pilgrimage.

The 5 most beautiful places on Guernsey

Article · 3 Feb 2017

The 5 most beautiful places on Guernsey

Guernsey is a wonderful destination for walkers, as Paddy Dillon and many others know well. In this blog post Sherpa Expeditions choose the 5 most beautiful places on Guernsey.

The Ridgeway National Trail: Did you know?

Article · 15 Nov 2016

The Ridgeway National Trail: Did you know?

The Ridgeway is a fantastic long-distance walking route through the south of England. Here are 8 things you may not know about this wonderful National Trail.

10 things you didn't know about the Cotswolds

Article · 20 Jul 2016

10 things you didn't know about the Cotswolds

Damian Hall, record-breaking ultrarunner and author of Walking in the Cotswolds, suggests 10 things you didn't know about his favourite stomping ground.

Stonehenge S

Article · 17 Jul 2016

An intro to... The Great Stones Way

You have probably been underestimating the Great Stones Way. Here is a very quick introduction to this perfect first long distance trail.

An Introduction to the Kennet and Avon Canal

Article · 29 Jun 2016

An intro to... The Kennet and Avon canal

Have you ever wanted to walk the Kennet and Avon Canal? Here is a very quick introduction to this fascinating long distance walk.

Three reasons to explore the South Downs National Park

Article · 20 Jun 2016

Three reasons to explore the South Downs National Park

The South Downs are England's newest national park and well worth a visit. The iconic landscape between Eastbourne in East Sussex and Winchester in Hampshire is ideal for walking,...

An intro to... The Thames Path

Article · 26 Apr 2016

An intro to... The Thames Path

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

2016 London Marathon Report

Article · 25 Apr 2016

2016 London Marathon Report

On the 24th April, Cicerone's Joe Williams ran the London Marathon as part of his preparations for UTMB in August. He's back in the office today, hobbling around, eager to recount his story.

An intro to... The Cotswold Way

Article · 6 Apr 2016

An intro to... The Cotswold Way

Have you ever wanted to walk the Cotswold Way? Here is a very quick introduction to this ideal first time trek.

The South West Coast Path

Article · 23 Mar 2016

An intro to... The South West Coast Path

An intro to... The South West Coast Path

Walking the  North Wessex Downs

Article · 17 Jul 2015

10 Reasons to Visit the North Wessex Downs

Steve Davison, author of the new walking guidebook to the North Wessex Downs, gives us ten highlights of this beautiful area.

The Making of the Jurassic Coast

Article · 19 Jun 2015

The Making of the Jurassic Coast

Enjoyed Jurassic Park? Want to see a slightly more realistic representation of geology and paleontology? Then head to the Jurassic Coast - with a little insight from Ronald Turnbull's guidebook you will find the landscape tells an equally (if not...

The Two Moors Way Stamp Trail

Article · 17 Jun 2015

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.

Walking in Cornwall - sample route

Article · 5 Jun 2015

Walking in Cornwall - sample route

A new guide to Walking in Cornwall has been written by Graham Uney and published by Cicerone Press. This pocket-sized guidebook to 40 walks will guide you through the magical landscapes of the Cornish countryside. Here is a sample route and an...

Walking in Jersey with a Cicerone Guide

Article · 5 Jun 2015

It's a great time to go to Jersey

In an extract from his guidebook to Walking on Jersey, Paddy Dillon explains why It's a great time to go to Jersey; an ideal destination for walking.

What is a sportive?

Article · 10 Apr 2015

What is a sportive?

Author Colin Dennis explains all about sportives - what is a sportive and how fit do you have to be to do one?