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Cicerone founder Walt Unsworth – funeral details

News & Events · 12 Jun 2017

Cicerone founder Walt Unsworth – funeral details

Following the sad news of Walt's death last week, his family would like to announce that the funeral will take place at 11:30am on Monday 19 June at St Thomas' Church, Milnthorpe,...

Cicerone founder Walt Unsworth dies

News & Events · 8 Jun 2017

Cicerone founder Walt Unsworth dies

We are sad to announce that Cicerone founder Walt Unsworth died on Tuesday night after a short illness. He was 89.

Alex Staniforth's challenge to climb UK County Tops

News & Events · 13 May 2017

Alex Staniforth's challenge to climb UK County Tops

Young adventurer Alex Staniforth has set himself a bold new challenge to climb the UK County Tops to raise money for charity. Cicerone author Jonny Muir created the challenge.

Dark Peak Walks Book Launch... And two cakes!

News & Events · 23 Mar 2017

Dark Peak Walks Book Launch... and two cakes!

Paul Besley, author of the Dark Peak walks guidebook, enjoyed his book launch. Although we suspect it was just a good opportunity for a walk and cake! He tells us about the launch...

The Azure Window is lost and gone forever

News & Events · 9 Mar 2017

The Azure Window is lost and gone forever

Paddy Dillon has sent in this sad news from the Times of Malta about an iconic feature of Gozo's landscape.

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News & Events · 23 Feb 2017

First issue of "Lakeland's Favourite Magazine" comes home for seventieth anniversary

A rare copy of the first edition of Cumbria magazine has been returned to the publisher's office from the other side of the world – on the eve of the magazine's seventieth...

Start your walking adventure with a new backpacking sack from Osprey

News & Events · 14 Feb 2017

Win a backpacking sack from Osprey (now closed)

​Welcome to a special backpacking competition.​

Paddy Dillon's Cicerone guides popular in libraries

News & Events · 31 Jan 2017

Paddy Dillon's Cicerone guides popular in libraries

Paddy Dillon is one of Cicerone's most prolific authors, with over 80 books to his credit. His books are appreciated and enjoyed all over the world for their clear and concise...

Mary Welsh guidebook author

News & Events · 30 Jan 2017

Obituary: Mary Welsh, prolific author and columnist

We were very sad to hear of the passing of Cicerone author Mary Welsh. The OWPG have written a touching obituary and here is an extract.

Kev Reynolds guidebook author

News & Events · 19 Jan 2017

Kev Reynolds' mini tour

Cicerone author Kev Reynolds is doing a mini tour. If you haven't heard this inspirational but very humble man talk then now is your chance!

Impact of Earthquakes

News & Events · 7 Nov 2016

The impact of the earthquakes in Italy

Gillian Price, author of the Cicerone guidebooks to walking in Umbria and Sibillini has sent in this news about the impact of the earthquakes in Italy.

Cicerone author Kev Reynolds celebrates success

News & Events · 26 Oct 2016

Cicerone author Kev Reynolds celebrates success

Cicerone author Kev Reynolds is celebrating with two notable achievements including Abode of the Gods being Highly Commended at the OWPG Awards.

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News & Events · 8 Oct 2016

The highlights of the Cycle Show at the NEC

Last week we were at the Cycle Show and we thought we'd share our highlights of the show with you. Danny MacAskill was a highlight. So was the pizza.

Jonathan takes a birthday trip in a microlight

News & Events · 19 Aug 2016

Jonathan takes a birthday trip in a microlight

If you ever get offered a trip in a microlight, it’s a “must do”….. Jonathan swaps his publishing hat for a flying helmet as he enjoys a birthday surprise flight in a...

How about a mountain for your birthday

News & Events · 1 Aug 2016

Fancy getting a mountain for your birthday?

Then make friends with Norway... Is this the most unexpected update to a guide, ever?

Give the gift of a Cicerone guide

News & Events · 22 Jul 2016

Cicerone guidebooks make great gifts

Theresa May presents Angela Merkel with Cicerone guide to Snowdonia

Walking ON the Italian Lakes

News & Events · 23 Jun 2016

Walking ON the Italian Lakes

This is not exactly what our author Gillian Price meant when she wrote about Walking the Italian Lakes.... The Bulgarian artist Christos has just opened his floating piers on Italy's Lago d'Iseo. So now you can walk 3km on the tranquil lake.

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News & Events · 14 Jun 2016

Ten years left to 'Find our Way', and register unrecorded footpaths

In 2026 any footpaths not recorded on official mapping could be lost forever. Cicerone and the Open Spaces Society need your help to ensure they remain in use. The Open Spaces...

Damian Hall breaks South West Coast Path record

News & Events · 31 May 2016

Damian Hall breaks South West Coast Path record

The speed record for running the South West Coast Path was recently broken by Cicerone author Damian Hall, setting a new time of 10 days 15 hours and 18 minutes. We were so...

GR20 - Route Changes mean the end of an era

News & Events · 26 May 2016

GR20 - Route Changes mean the end of an era

In this article, Paddy Dillon updates us on the many changes to the GR20. Please read this article fully before travelling to the area.