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Article · 25 Jun 2022

Are the hills really alive with the sound of music?

Does listening to music in the outdoors enhance the experience, deepen our bond with landscape and even make us walk or run faster? Or is there nothing better than the sound of...

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Podcast · 22 Jun 2022

Mont Blanc Treks

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Sara Wild, owner of Mont Blanc Treks to talk all about this truly world class route. Find out about some of the world's finest mountain scenery; Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Western Europe; the Chamonix...

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Live · 2 Aug 2022 7:00pm

Walking on Jersey with Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon talks us through the walking and trekking options on Jersey. Join us live online on 2nd August 2022 at 19:00 UK time on the Cicerone website, Cicerone Press Facebook page or YouTube channel.

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Live · 5 Jul 2022 7:00pm

The England Coast Path with Andrew McCloy

Secrets from the world's longest coast path, with author Andrew McCloy. Join us live online on 5th July 2022 at 19:00 UK time on the Cicerone website, Cicerone Press Facebook page...

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Article · 18 Jun 2022

Hidden Roman sights along Hadrian’s Wall Path

While walking the Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail there are a few unusual treasures you may find still on the original spot - revealed here

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Article · 11 Jun 2022

Adventures on the Orkney and Shetland islands

Stephen Dunnett visits the magical Orkney and Shetland islands and suggests that with a bit of planning, you can have an adventure on par with destinations much further away than...

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Podcast · 8 Jun 2022

Walking the Brittany Coast Path

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Carroll Dorgan, author of the new Cicerone guidebook on the Brittany Coast Path. The guidebook details the 624km section of French long-distance route the GR34 (or Sentier des Douaniers, the Customs Officers'...

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Article · 4 Jun 2022

A Lakeland Summer, by Elizabeth Battrick

Elizabeth Battrick, walker, writer and lover of the Lake District, wrote A Lakeland Summer, published by Cicerone Press, in 1979. Here, her son Peter Battrick gives a short introduction to her life, followed by an extract from the book.

Walking among a plethora of flowers in Portugal

Focus · 1 Jun 2022

Springtime and sunshine walks

The long daylight hours of spring and summer make walking and trekking a relaxing way to explore the best of a destination. Walk slowly and look at the flowers, or take a dip in a hidden cove. Scramble on some warm rocks and take time to stop for an...

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Article · 28 May 2022

The Brecon Beacons: majestic, dramatic, unique

Situated in an unspoilt area of South Wales, just north of the former coal-mining valleys, the Brecon Beacons National Park is a place of beautiful and diverse landscapes

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Podcast · 25 May 2022

Behind the Scenes of the Wales Coast Path

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Sioned Humphreys from the Wales Coast Path team to continue our celebration of 10 years of the Wales Coast Path. Find out all about the work...

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Feature · 21 May 2022

Halfway through the Wales Coast Path

Sarah Williams is walking the Wales Coast Path (Llwybr Arfordir Cymru) for the 10 year anniversary. Here, she shares some of her updates from the first half of her trip. Use #ChallengeWithCicerone on Facebook or Instagram to find more from Sarah on...

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Article · 14 May 2022

The magical Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

You will be forgiven for assuming that The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is the place to go for a summer beachside holiday, but it is also an excellent destination for...

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Podcast · 11 May 2022

Ten Years of the Wales Coast Path: Live Events Highlights

This episode is the highlights from May's Cicerone Live event celebrating 10 years of the majestic Wales Coast Path with Paddy Dillon, the author of the Wales Coast Path...

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Article · 7 May 2022

Discover the stunning Gower peninsula

Gower, a peninsula in South Wales just 25km by 13km, is a superb walking destination offering great variety of routes with hills and ridges, fantastic views and stunning beaches

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Article · 4 May 2022

History along the Brittany Coast Path (GR34): Part 2

Brittany’s history is distinctive and interesting, and Walking the Brittany Coast Path author Carroll Dorgan has a story to tell for each stage of the trek. In Part 2 of his...

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Focus · 1 May 2022

Wonderful Wales

Even if you have been to Wales before, there is always something new to explore in this wonderful country. From cycling through the green countryside to long-distance coastal challenges, scrambling something gnarly or an easy low-level walk, Wales...

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Article · 30 Apr 2022

History along the Brittany Coast Path (GR34): Part 1

Brittany’s history is distinctive and interesting, and Walking the Brittany Coast Path author Carroll Dorgan has a story to tell for each stage of the trek. In Part 1 of a...

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Podcast · 27 Apr 2022

Dolomites Live Event Highlights

This episode is the highlights from April's Cicerone Live event on The Dolomites - an exciting and adventurous holiday destination in both summer and winter. Join Hannah and Dolomites enthusiast, Joe Williams as they discuss where you can walk,...

Heading for Pendle Hill with wonderful weather and glorious countryside

Feature · 25 Apr 2022

Job vacancy - Production editor

An exciting opportunity to join Cicerone’s small team making great guides in a busy production environment with exposure to printed and digital content and workflows, and to make an all-round contribution to the team and the business.