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The West Highland Way

This is NOT the West Highland Way...

Article · On 15 Jul 2020 by Ronald Turnbull

Not the West Highland Way by Ronald Turnbull offers all the benefits of the West Highland Way trail with some additional tracks that are guaranteed to inspire the explorer within...
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Meet our Cicerone Connect members: "Oh the places we have been!"

Feature · On 8 May 2020

Cicerone Connect, our new Facebook community, has become a brilliant place to share your trip photos, planning questions and bucket-list ideas. We thought we'd share a few pictures from our...
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Explore the world with a Cicerone guidebook

Video · On 17 Nov 2019

Choose a Cicerone guidebook for your activities - guidebooks cover walking, trekking, climbing, scrambling, trail running, cycling, mountain biking and more. There are hundreds of guidebooks to destinations in the...
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Celebrating Fifty Years... Enduring Cicerone titles

Article · On 2 Jan 2019

If you look on the website, you will see that Cicerone has an enviable, and really quite staggering, collection of nearly 400 titles, available as both printed books and e-books...
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Cicerone Press at 50: From then to now

Article · On 8 Dec 2018 by Kev Reynolds and Jonathan Williams

In this abridged extract from Fifty Years of Adventure, Kev Reynolds and Jonathan Williams look back at Cicerone's story, from then to now.
An Intro to... the Pennine Way, the UK's toughest National Trail

An intro to... the Pennine Way, the UK's toughest National Trail

Article · On 3 Mar 2017 by Paddy Dillon

The Pennine Way celebrates 50 years on the 24th April 2015. Here, Paddy Dillon, author of the Cicerone guide, answers questions about this trail and what inspired him to write...
Paddy Dillon enjoys the Spine Race, from his armchair

Paddy Dillon enjoys the Spine Race, from his armchair

Article · On 19 Jan 2017 by Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon wouldn't give the Spine Race a go - he's not daft - but he has been watching it and shares these thoughts with us.
Paddy Dillon Dales Way Christmas Walk

Paddy Dillon's Dales Way Christmas

Article · On 11 Jan 2017 by Paddy Dillon

Paddy, one of Cicerone's most prolific authors, lives in Cumbria and was invited to a Christmas dinner at the foot of Ilkley Moor. He decided that walking to Ilkley along...
The Ridgeway National Trail: Did you know?

The Ridgeway National Trail: Did you know?

Article · On 15 Nov 2016

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.
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Taming the Pennine Way's notorious bogs: how a trail was re-born

Feature · On 7 Nov 2016 by Andrew McCloy

Within 20 years of opening, the popularity of Britain's first long distance path was such that the Pennines' fragile peat surfaces were suffering serious erosion. As walkers tried to dodge...
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The Pennine Way 'experience' – why do we do it?

Feature · On 2 Oct 2016 by Andrew McCloy

To celebrate the launch of 'The Pennine Way - the Path, the People, the Journey', we have another wonderful extract from Andrew McCloy's new book. We hear about some of...
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The Pennine Way's 30-year fight for access to England's northern hills

Feature · On 5 Sep 2016 by Andrew McCloy

To celebrate the launch of The Pennine Way - the Path, the People, the Journey, We have an exciting series of extracts from Andrew McCloys fascinating book about the Pennine...
An Intro to the Cleveland Way

An intro to... The Cleveland Way

Article · On 29 Aug 2016

Have you ever wanted to walk the Cleveland Way? Here is a little run down of this walk around the North York Moors National Park, plus two other neighbouring long...
An intro to the West Highland Way

An intro to... The West Highland Way

Article · On 17 Aug 2016

Have you ever wanted to walk the West Highland Way? Here is a quick introduction to this mostly easy, low-level trail from Milngavie to Fort William in Scotland.
St Cuthbert's Way

An intro to... St Cuthbert's Way

Article · On 11 Jul 2016

Fancy following the footsteps of a saint? Well, you can walk like one at least with St Cuthbert's Way in Northumberland.
Paddy finishes the Pennine Way

Paddy finishes the Pennine Way

Article · On 22 Jun 2016 by Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon has been walking the Pennine Way in order to update his guidebook to the first National Trail. Here he gives us his general thoughts on his walk.
Pennine Way Personalities

Pennine Way Personalities

Article · On 9 Jun 2016 by Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon has been re-walking the Pennine Way in order to update his guidebook and meeting plenty of characters on the way.
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.