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Take a moment to enjoy Snowdonia

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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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...
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Exploring Offa's Dyke Path

Feature · On 11 Mar 2016 by Mike Dunn

Cicerone author Mike Dunn explores the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, a long-distance walk along the English-Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn. He discoveres more about one of...
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The South Downs Way National Trail in winter

Feature · On 14 Apr 2015 by Lesley Williams

Lesley Williams shares the highs and lows of walking the South Downs Way, a national trail between Winchester and Eastbourne, in the dank and dreary depths of February and with...
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Porthmadog to Cardigan on the Welsh Coast Path

Feature · On 10 Mar 2015 by John B Jones

John Jones, author of the Cicerone guide to the Ceredigion and Snowdonia Coast path, explores some of the Wales Coast Path, along the heritage coastline of Cardigan Bay.
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The Cotswold Way – why a national trail?

Feature · On 10 Feb 2015 by Kev Reynolds

The Cotswold Way is Britain's newest national trail. Kev Reynolds reflects on the unique qualities of the Cotswold Way, Britain's 19th national trail, and on why it is that once...
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The Wales Coast Path: Not a stroll along the beach

Feature · On 20 Jan 2015 by Paddy Dillon

The Wales Coast Path sneaked up on expert guidebook author, Paddy Dillon. One moment there was talk about creating a continuous coastal path around the country, and the next moment...
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Long-distance Walking: What the human body's for

Feature · On 20 Jan 2015 by Ronald Turnbull

Trekking expert and Cicerone author Ronald Turnbull summarises the history, pleasures and different types of long distance walking we have in the UK.