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Live video: 'The Biggest Book of Yes' and solo long-distance trekking with Zoe Langley-Wathen

Video · On 9 Aug 2020

In 2011, Zoe Langley-Wathen stepped out of her comfort zone and completed her first solo long-distance walk along the South West Coast Path. Zoe joined us to discuss resilience, outdoor...
Live video: the benefits of running on mental health with Louise Johnstone

Live video: the benefits of running on mental health with Louise Johnstone

Video · On 2 Aug 2020

The Marathon des Sables, triathlons and fastpacking the West Highland Way: community-focused Louise Johnstone is no stranger to challenges. Join Cicerone and Louise to find out about her next epic...
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Latest camino-related Covid 19 response status and advice

Article · On 27 May 2020 by Sandy Brown (Rev)

Check here daily for the latest on Camino-related COVID-19 response openings for Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Switzerland and Britain. Covering Camino Francés, Camino del Norte and related northern routes, Via...
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The Big Rounds: the bridge to enchantment

Feature · On 12 Aug 2019 by David Lintern

David Lintern has written the first guide to Britain's 24-hour mountain challenges – The Big Rounds. It's a book about people and places and the magic that happens when they...
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A day of synchronicity on one of the Big Rounds

Feature · On 3 Aug 2019 by David Lintern

David Lintern has written the first guide to Britain's 24-hour mountain challenges. It's a book about people and places and the magic that happens when they meet on equal terms...
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Why you should do a mountain marathon, despite what you may think

Feature · On 6 Oct 2018 by Alex Kendall

Mountain marathons sound gruelling and intimidating, suitable only for the super-humans among us. But, as Alex Kendall explains, they are a lot more fun and achievable than they first appear.
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Singing and Cycling on the Way of the Roses

Feature · On 1 Jul 2018 by Rachel Crolla

Ever had a tune that just keeps going round in your head while you are cycling? Cicerone author Rachel Crolla had just that during research rides for her guidebook to...
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A Trail of Two Cities: A new route from London to Paris by bicycle

Feature · On 17 Mar 2018 by Mike Wells

Mike Wells’ new guidebook to cycling from London to Paris outlines a proposed route to reach Paris by bike for the 2024 Olympics, but you can ride it now!
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Solo on Charlie Ramsay's Round

Feature · On 11 Jul 2016 by Joe Williams

Earlier this month, Cicerone’s Joe Williams completed Charlie Ramsay’s Round, a challenging ultra-distance route across 24 summits in the Lochaber region of the Scottish highlands. From Top Gun quotes to...
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Success on Charlie Ramsay's Round this weekend

Article · On 20 Jun 2016 by Joe Williams

Cicerone's Joe Williams has just got back to the office after completing the running challenge of Charlie Ramsay's Round in Scotland this weekend. He ran the 95km (59 miles), 8,500m...
Ramsay's Round Training: The Long Run

Ramsay's Round Training: The Long Run

Article · On 25 May 2016 by Joe Williams

In this article, Joe shares some of his Ramsay's Round training. He will attempt Charlie Ramsay's Round as part of his preparation for the UTMB later in the summer. At...
How to walk the Welsh 3000s

How to walk the Welsh 3000s

Article · On 24 May 2016 by Terry Fletcher

Fancy a more interesting and more challenging alternative to the 3 peaks? Terry Fletcher, author of the Cicerone guidebook to mountain walking in Snowdonia, introduces the Welsh 3000s - a...
An intro to... The LEJOG

An intro to... The LEJOG

Article · On 19 May 2016

A very quick introduction to the End to End, otherwise known as the LEJOG or JOGLE, depending on which way you go. Whatever you choose to call it, it is...
Ramsay Round Training: Scrambling and Running in the Lake District

Ramsay Round Training: Scrambling and Running in the Lake District

Article · On 17 May 2016 by Joe Williams and Giles Story

Cicerone's Joe Williams discusses Charlie Ramsay's Round, a long distance mountain running challenge in Scotland, and one of his recent training runs.
Walking with Kids

How to walk with kids

Feature · On 8 May 2016 by Dan Bailey

What are your most vivid memories of childhood? Mine involve rockpools and dens in the woods, muddy knees and torn jeans, the breezy possibilities of heathland and the thrill of...
Bob Graham Round

A Bob Graham Round in the Lake District

Feature · On 13 Jul 2015 by Joe Williams

Earlier this month Joe Williams completed the Bob Graham Round, the famous memorial circuit of the Lakeland fells covering 100km and 8000m in under 24 hours, starting from Keswick. Here...
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Bob Graham Round Successes

Article · On 8 Jul 2015

Five fell runners closely associated with Cicerone Press have completed the Bob Graham Round in Cumbria's Lake District. Are there more of you out there?
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How to go long-distance walking with a dog

Feature · On 10 May 2015 by Lesley Williams

Bringing your dog with you on a multi-day walking trip need not be as daunting a prospect as you might think. In fact it's a delight, and well worth the...
Cycle Coast to Coast

C2C Cicerone: Cycle Coast to Coast

Article · On 22 Jun 2012

Do you like beautiful scenery, exercise and plenty of fresh air? Enjoy visiting village pubs and cafes? Up for cycling up and down a few hills? If the answer is...
3 Counties Cycle Sportif

3 Counties Challenge cycle sportif

Article · On 6 Jul 2011 by Jonathan Williams and Caroline Draper

What better way to spend a sunny Sunday than pedaling around some of the quiet and beautiful lanes of Cumbria, Lancashire and the Yorkshire Dales. Jonathan and Caroline decided to...