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Bendrigg Lodge, Cumbria

Lockdown at Bendrigg Lodge and the 2.6 challenge

Article · On 24 Apr 2020 by Lesley Williams

The Bendrigg Trust is a specialist centre providing outdoor experiences for disabled and disadvantaged children and young adults, and a charity that Cicerone and our many customers have been proud...
Bumble bee

Getting close to nature in Cumbria – the Cicerone team find new sights and sounds

Article · On 20 Apr 2020

Wildlife and nature is noisy, busy and growing at a fast pace during these spring months, and in marked contrast to the slower, quieter pace of human life during the...
A track in Extremadura

Walking from home in Extremadura, south west Spain

Article · On 17 Apr 2020 by Gisela Radant Wood

Living in isolation on a small finca in rural Extremadura is not much different to normal life for me and husband, Roger. Unless we make the effort, we normally do...
Windermere dawn

In times of stress, look after yourself, and use this time well

Article · On 7 Apr 2020

We are all in this together, so we should try to look at ways in which we have control over the situation - mostly our mindset and how we can...
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Lockdown in Le Marche

Article · On 20 Mar 2020 by Sue Cooper

Sue Cooper, a regular walker in the Sibillini Mountains and an artist, is quarantined in Le Marche, Italy. Here, she explains that while she cannot get out into the mountains...
Witherslack

Self-isolating with kids

Article · On 19 Mar 2020 by Lucy Rogers

Cicerone Production Editor Lucy is self-isolating at home in the Lake District with her two children. #walkingfromhome
Sarah Williams

A Spotlight on... Tough Girl Challenges

Article · On 24 Aug 2019 by Sarah Williams

We get to know Sarah Williams from Tough Girl Challenges a little more. We find out why she likes Type 2 fun but not caving and discover a disgusting thing...
Pic10 Looking North From The Nuvolone Belvedere

Walking around Lake Como and Maggiore in northern Italy

Article · On 1 May 2019 by Gillian Price

The glorious northern Italian lakes were once justifiably popular stops on the Grand Tour. In her guidebook, Walking Lake Como and Maggiore, Gillian Price reminisces about her own early visits...
Chilled feet were guaranteed when crossing a stream of snowmelt above Berghaus Vereina  (photo from the Silvretta by Kev Reynolds)

Cicerone at Fifty

Article · On 14 Jan 2019 by Jonathan Williams and Lesley Williams

In the prologue from 50 Years of Adventure, Jonathan and Lesley Williams talk about their joy, pride and sense of responsibility as publishers of guidebooks.
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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...
Some of the old Cicerone guides with different logos and the price in shillings

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.
Trekking in the Himalaya

A brief history of trekking in the Himalaya

Article · On 23 Sep 2013 by Kev Reynolds

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.