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25% discount on all Scottish Islands walking and cycling guidebooks

offer ends 31 August 2014

Choose from 10 titles – your 25% discount will automatically appear when you place your order.

Choose from Cycling in the Hebrides, The Skye Trail, The Isle of Skye, The Isle of Mull, The Isle of Arran, Jura, Islay and Colonsay, Rum and the Small Isles, Uist and Barra, The Orkney and Shetland Isles, Harris and Lewis.

Offer applies to printed books only.

Summer walking, trekking and cycling...

Summer is here, and there's still time to plan your adventures for 2014. Take a look at our 'Activities' and 'Regional' information pages for some ideas, or dip into some of our Blogs.

Baraques du Fond, on the way to Col de la Crosatie, Gran Paradiso

The flowers are in bloom in the Alps, Pyrenees and all over Europe – and this month many alpine huts will open for summer trekkers. If you're walking and trekking high in the Alps or Pyrenees, remember to be equipped for late lying snow. There's still plenty lying above 2500m.

If you're tired of the crowds in the most favoured Alpine honeypots, here are some fantastic options which are often overlooked, allowing you to explore quieter, but no less beautiful regions of the Alps.

Walking in the UK

Summer is here. Check your knowledge of the Countryside Code here. Think about some walks in your local area where you can increase your fitness, then maybe tackle something new – maybe your first national trail, or walking in an area new to you.

Cicerone Blog

Trekking in Manaslu

For those who love the mountains, the Himalayas are one of those necessary pilgrimage destinations. On its slopes live ancient people of great hospitality and generosity; on their summits the alpinists feats are saved in search for eternity. Read...

Tackle a challenging long-distance walk across the Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye holds a special place in many people’s hearts. Its romantic history, majestic mountains and stunning coastline draw people back time and time again. Many rush around the best known sights, but for those who wish to experience Skye properly, there can be few better ways than by tackling a long-distance walk. Read...

Take a walk through England's prehistoric sites

The Great Stones Way long distance route opened in 2014, running for 36-miles through the Wiltshire Downs, from Barbury Castle (south of Swindon) to Old Sarum (north of Salisbury), linking with the end of the Ridgeway National Trail at Avebury. Read...

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Dates for your diary...

Gower Walking Festival
7th-22nd June

Herefordshire Walking Festival
14th-22nd June

Moray Walking Festival
19th-23rd June


Rothbury and Coquetdale
(Northumberland) Walking festival

21st-28th June


3rd-6th July
See the Tour de France in the Yorkshire Dales

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