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Walking the Italian Lakes

Article · 17 Dec 2013

Walking the Italian Lakes (Tell Us Your Story)

On our second day we planned to summit Monte Grona. It rained the night before and dark clouds were sitting low on the mountain tops as we drove towards Breglia and as we got...

Kev gets sent to Coventry

News · 29 Nov 2013

Kev gets sent to Coventry

There have been some lovely reviews posted of one of Kev's latest guidebooks published by Cicerone, but we thought this one was well worth sharing with you all.

Walking in Essex

Article · 14 Nov 2013

Looking for fantastic and varied walking? Then check out walking in Essex...

Essex may not be high on many walkers' hit lists. In fact it probably doesn't feature at all. But to overlook this corner of England is to overlook some fantastic and varied...

Walking in Norfolk

Article · 13 Nov 2013

The Best Bits of Walking in Norfolk

We caught up with Laurence Mitchell, Cicerone author of Walking in Norfolk to find out a bit more about which part of Norfolk he likes the best.

Rudolf Abraham wins major Travel  photography award

News · 12 Nov 2013

Cicerone author Rudolf Abraham wins major Travel Photography award

Congratulations to Cicerone author Rudolf Abraham on winning the Travel Photographer of the Year Award at the British Guild of Travel Writers' Members Awards dinner. Rudolf is the...

Walking on Gran Canaria with a Cicerone Guide

Article · 24 Oct 2013

Winter sunshine walking on Gran Canaria

Tell someone you're off to Gran Canaria and they'll inevitably think of beaches, resorts and advise you on a good book to soak up the sun. But concentrating solely on one small, sandy bit of coastline, or not stepping away from the bars in Las...

Forest of Dean

Article · 8 Oct 2013

Quintessential Autumn walking in the Forest of Dean

Too often, autumn means lengthy rain, gusting winds and overcast skies. But there are days - maybe not as frequent as we'd like - when the clouds clear and autumn becomes a...

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Video · 3 Oct 2013

K2 Summit Alan Hinkes

Alan Hinkes' video from the summit of K2 which he climbed in 1995, on his third attempt. Read Alan's story of the ascent of this, and all the other 8000m mountains of the world in his book 8000metres - Climbing the World's highest mountains.

Walking with your dog on the Cotswold Way

Article · 24 Sep 2013

Trekking with a dog

Multi-day walking with a dog is not as daunting a prospect as you might think, in fact it's a delight, and well worth the additional planning required. Having recently returned from walking the Cotswold Way with her Labrador Cassie, here are...

Trekking in the Himalaya

Article · 23 Sep 2013

A brief history of trekking in the Himalaya

The following is an extract from the introduction to Trekking in the Himalaya, one of a growing collection of Cicerone inspirational guides by contributing editor Kev Reynolds.

 A walk from Santa Maria Maggiori to Zermatt

Article · 19 Sep 2013

A walk from Santa Maria Maggiori to Zermatt (Tell Us Your Story)

In August this year we walked from St Maria Maggiore to the Matterhorn, 9 days passing through Val Grande, Valsesia and the southern section of the Cicerone Tour of Monte Rosa...

Writing a Sportives guidebook

Article · 2 Sep 2013

Writing a Sportives guidebook

Colin Dennis describes some of the process behind writing his guides to Classic Sportives in the South East and South West - sadly it is not *just* about getting out on a bike!

Bovec

Article · 30 Aug 2013

Researching a new edition of Julian Alps of Slovenia

Justi Carey and Roy Clark, authors of Cicerone's Julian Alps of Slovenia walking guidebook, tell us about what it's like to do the job of updating a guidebook.

A Walk in the Clouds by Kev Reynolds - Cicerone Guide

Article · 29 Aug 2013

A Walk in the Clouds - a lifetime of mountain travel and adventure

One of the latest books to join the Cicerone range is A Walk in the Clouds by Kev Reynolds. This book is a collection of autobiographical short stories spanning a lifetime of...

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Article · 23 Aug 2013

You've heard of the Corbetts but what exactly is a Corbett?

John Rooke Corbett was the fourth person and first Englishman to complete the Munros. He went on to create a list of Corbetts... But what is a Corbett?

Tour of the Vanoise

Article · 7 Aug 2013

Planning your first Alpine trek? Then how about the Tour of the Vanoise

For keen mountain walkers looking for their first Alpine trek, then how about the Tour of the Vanoise? This 10-12 day walking tour makes an almost figure-of-eight circuit through...

Alpine Trek

Article · 7 Aug 2013

Where to go for a first Alpine trek?

Contained within a fortnight's holiday, the Tour of the Queyras would make a splendid introduction to trekking in the Alps. The Queyras is a dramatic region of the French Alps, between the Durance Valley and the Italian border, in the shadow of...

Great Glen Way

Article · 6 Aug 2013

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

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 Glen...

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News · 1 Aug 2013

Duke of Edinburgh's Award recommends SILVA compass

Cicerone are delighted that the Silva Expedition 4 Compass, endorsed by DofE in 2013 as ‘recommended kit’, is available at a special discount price on the Cicerone website...

Discover the Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path

Article · 31 Jul 2013

National Trails – Discover the Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path

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 the network of national...