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Langdale & Ambleside MRT

Lake District Mountain Rescue Teams Awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

News & Events · On 8 Jun 2020

Huge congratulations to the Lake District mountain rescue teams for being awarded this incredible and very well-deserved award - you are all heroes.
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Coronavirus restrictions: travel update information

News & Events · On 20 May 2020

The situation regarding travel is continuously developing and changing. Here are the most reliable and up-to-date sources of information that are available to help you plan ahead. Remember that there...
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Outdoor recreation leaders urge public to stay local if getting active outside

News & Events · On 23 Mar 2020

A group of 35 leading national outdoor activity, tourism, nature, health and rescue organisations, has come together to back the Prime Minister’s call for the public to behave responsibly while...
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Mountain Rescue England and Wales response to Coronavirus, COVID-19

News & Events · On 23 Mar 2020

Mountain Rescue England and Wales plea: "If you are going to go out, you should walk, climb or cycle well within your capabilities so that you can keep yourself safe...
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A proper Shropshire book launch

News & Events · On 23 Oct 2019

Hannah heads to Shrewsbury for the Shropshire Way guidebook launch... And a proper Shropshire cream tea.
Huw Irranca-Davies and Will Renwick cut the cake at the Cambrian Way book launch

Cambrian Way - Wales' answer to the Pennine Way?

News & Events · On 20 Aug 2019

Hannah from Cicerone meets some of the Cambrian Way Trust at the book launch in Cardiff and hears how Ramblers Cymru hope the trail will become Wales' answer to the...
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A postcard from Michael Palin

News & Events · On 27 Jun 2019

We were delighted to get this postcard from Michael Palin saying how much he liked our celebratory Fifty Years of Adventure book.
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Bendrigg Trust: A family have a fun weekend

News & Events · On 27 Feb 2019

Cicerone are delighted to be fundraising for the Bendrigg Trust as part of our 50th Year celebrations. Here we have an update of how this money can help families like...
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Phoebe Smith Walks 100 miles non-stop for Christmas to support homeless charity Centrepoint

News & Events · On 21 Dec 2018

Extreme Sleep Out is back for the second Christmas running! Cicerone author Phoebe Smith is braving the elements as she takes on 100 miles along Hadrian’s Wall – while wearing...
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Kendal Mountain Festival 2019

News & Events · On 11 Nov 2018

Come along to the Shackleton tent outside the Brewery Arts centre to enjoy 3 days of FREE talks by local adventurers and outdoor experts, covering a wide variety of subjects...
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Cicerone Open Evening and Talks: Friday 16th November

News & Events · On 7 Nov 2018

Cicerone are hosting an open evening in conjunction with the Kendal Mountain Festival. Join us on the 16th November for a trekking workshop followed by a talk on Greenland by...
Dark Peak Walks Book Launch... And two cakes!

Dark Peak Walks Book Launch... and two cakes!

News & Events · On 23 Mar 2017 by Paul Besley

Paul Besley, author of the Dark Peak walks guidebook, enjoyed his book launch. Although we suspect it was just a good opportunity for a walk and cake! He tells us...
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First issue of "Lakeland's Favourite Magazine" comes home for seventieth anniversary

News & Events · On 23 Feb 2017

A rare copy of the first edition of Cumbria magazine has been returned to the publisher's office from the other side of the world – on the eve of the...
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The highlights of the Cycle Show at the NEC

News & Events · On 8 Oct 2016

Last week we were at the Cycle Show and we thought we'd share our highlights of the show with you. Danny MacAskill was a highlight. So was the pizza.
Damian Hall breaks South West Coast Path record

Damian Hall breaks South West Coast Path record

News & Events · On 31 May 2016 by Damian Hall

The speed record for running the South West Coast Path was recently broken by Cicerone author Damian Hall, setting a new time of 10 days 15 hours and 18 minutes...
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Help protect the Wild Land of Loch Ness

News & Events · On 30 Apr 2015

Loch Ness and its environs face a massive and imminent threat from wind turbines, due to multiple and ever increasing planning applications, around some 600 in total. Sign the Mountaineering...
Advice and tips from the BMC for Lake District winter climbers

Advice and tips from the BMC for Lake District winter climbers

News & Events · On 12 Jan 2015

The BMC have published a 36 page downloadable pdf (4.5 MB) 'The White Guide' with information on winter climbing safety and ethics in the Lake District.

Kendal Mountain Festival

News & Events · On 24 Nov 2014

We've just finished another brilliant Kendal Mountain Festival. Now in its 15th year, there could be a risk of things feeling stale but the festival once again hosted a world...
The best Island in Europe - Harris and Lewis

The best Island in Europe - Harris and Lewis

News & Events · On 27 Feb 2014

Trip Advisor voters have named Harris and Lewis in the Scottish Hebrides as Europe's best Island(s). Take a look at Cicerone's guidebook Walking on Harris and Lewis, and find out...
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Great Mountain Days

News & Events · On 27 Jul 2012

Following the publication of Great Mountain Days in the Lake District in 2008, Cicerone teamed up with Fix the Fells project, which with the help of hundreds of volunteers maintains...