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Walking, Rambling and Climbing -

Related categories: Health & Wellbeing / Environment & Animal Rights /
Related booklists: Exercise, Cycling and Bikes, Running,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 29 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Beneath My Feet: Writers on Walking by Duncan Minshull (Editor)
    Beneath My Feet: Writers on Walking - by Duncan Minshull (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912559190 | ISBN 10: 1912559196

    Above all, do not lose your desire to walk: every day I walk myself into a state of well being and walk away from every illness.” ~ Soren Aaby Kierkegaard  Duncan Minshull has always walked, and in the last twenty years has made use of it by wr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Just Another Mountain: A Memoir of Hope by Sarah Jane Douglas
    Just Another Mountain: A Memoir of Hope - by Sarah Jane Douglas

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781783964956 | ISBN 10: 1783964952

    Shortlisted for Travel Memoir Book of the Year, Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2020 / Winner – GOLD in Personality of the Year, SILVER in The Extra Mile Award as well as SILVER in Book of the Year all in The Great Outdoor Awards 2019  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The England Coast Path: 1,000 Mini Adventures Around the World
    The England Coast Path: 1,000 Mini Adventures Around the World's Longest Coastal Path - by Stephen Neale

    £18.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781844865796 | ISBN 10: 1844865797

    The opening of the England Coast Path means that anyone will be able to walk and wild camp along the entire 3,000-mile length of the English coast. As well as being a remarkable national achievement in itself, this new national trail is a hugely exci ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walks in the Wild: A Guide Through the Forest by Peter Wohlleben
    Walks in the Wild: A Guide Through the Forest - by Peter Wohlleben

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846045578 | ISBN 10: 1846045576

    Can you tell the difference between wolf and dog prints? Which trees are best to shelter under a storm?How do you tell a deciduous and coniferous tree apart?   Bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, lets you in on ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Electricity of Every Living Thing: A Woman
    The Electricity of Every Living Thing: A Woman's Walk in the Wild to Find Her Way Home - by Katherine May

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781409172512 | ISBN 10: 1409172511

    Perfect for fans of The Salt Path and The Outrun, this book is a life-affirming exploration of wild landscapes, what it means to be different and, above all, how we can all learn to make peace within our own unquiet minds.  In August 2015, Ka ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gentle Art of Tramping by Stephen Graham
    The Gentle Art of Tramping - by Stephen Graham

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781448217243 | ISBN 10: 1448217245

    Know how to tramp and you know how to live… Know how to meet your fellow-wanderer, how to be passive to the beauty of nature and how to be active to its wildness and its rigour.   The tramp is a friend of society; a seeker, they pay their wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walking in Ireland by Christopher Somerville
    Walking in Ireland - by Christopher Somerville

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529104820 | ISBN 10: 1529104823

    Walking has never been a more popular pastime and nowhere is more beautiful for walkers to explore than Ireland.  In this beautifully written and superbly researched guide, Christopher Somerville draws on his very popular column for the Irish In ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Ruins B.C.: The Explorer
    Wild Ruins B.C.: The Explorer's Guide to Britain's Ancient Sites - by Dave Hamilton

    £16.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910636169 | ISBN 10: 1910636169

    Wild Ruins B.C. reveals Britain’s extraordinary ancient history, from 10,000 years ago to the birth of Christ. Exploring over 400 wild sites, discover the lost remains and mysterious stones that lie hidden in some of the most beautiful landscapes o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Salt Path by Raynor Winn
    The Salt Path - by Raynor Winn

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781405937184 | ISBN 10: 1405937181

    The uplifting true story of the couple who lost everything and embarked on a journey of salvation across the windswept South West coastline.   THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER & SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD & WAINWRIGHT GOLDEN ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Poems about Walking by Various poets, selected and introduced by Sasha Dugdale
    Ten Poems about Walking - by Various poets, selected and introduced by Sasha Dugdale

    £4.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781907598647 | ISBN 10: 1907598642

    There seems to be a natural connection between walking and poetry. For Wordsworth, the regular rhythm of walking was a stimulus to writing, and he said that “nine-tenths of my verses have been poured out in the open air.”   This beautiful ... more

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  • Cover image of book The January Man: A Year of Walking Britain by Christopher Somerville
    The January Man: A Year of Walking Britain - by Christopher Somerville

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784161248 | ISBN 10: 1784161241

    The January Man is the story of a year of walks that was inspired by a song, Dave Goulder’s ‘The January Man’. Month by month, season by season and region by region, Christopher Somerville walks the British Isles, following routes that continua ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland
    The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland's Border - by Garrett Carr

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571313372 | ISBN 10: 057131337x

    In the wake of the EU referendum, the United Kingdom’s border with Ireland has gained greater significance: it is set to become the frontier with the European Union.   To uncover its secret landscape, with a troubled past and an uncertain fu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Flaneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London by Lauren Elkin
    Flaneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London - by Lauren Elkin

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099593379 | ISBN 10: 0099593378

    'Flâneuse [flanne-euhze], noun, from the French. Feminine form of flâneur [flanne-euhr], an idler, a dawdling observer, usually found in cities. That is an imaginary definition.'   If the word flâneur conjures up visions of Baudelaire, boule ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rain: Four Walks in English Weather by Melissa Harrison
    Rain: Four Walks in English Weather - by Melissa Harrison

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571328949 | ISBN 10: 0571328946

    An evocative meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison.  Whenever rain falls, our countryside changes. Fields, farms, hills and hedgerows appear altered, the wildlife behaves ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walking with Plato: A Philosophical Hike Through the British Isles by Gary Hayden
    Walking with Plato: A Philosophical Hike Through the British Isles - by Gary Hayden

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780746562 | ISBN 10: 1780746563

    "If one keeps on walking, everything will be alright.” So said Danish writer Søren Kierkegaard, and so thought philosophy buff Gary Hayden as he set off on Britain's most challenging trek: to walk from John O'Groats to Land's End. But it wasn't al ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walking Away by Simon Armitage
    Walking Away - by Simon Armitage

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571298365 | ISBN 10: 0571298362

    Not content with walking the Pennine Way as a modern day troubadour, an experience recounted in his bestselling and prize-winning Walking Home, the restless poet has followed up that journey with a walk of the same distance but through the very oppos ... more

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  • Cover image of book North Wales Coast: Wales Coast Path Official Guide - Chester to Bangor by Lorna Jenner
    North Wales Coast: Wales Coast Path Official Guide - Chester to Bangor - by Lorna Jenner

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780955962516 | ISBN 10: 095596251x

    One of seven Official Guides to the Wales Coast Path. These Official Guides are the only series of guide books recongised by Natural Resources Wales, and contain everything walkers need to walk and enjoy the Wales Coast Path. Written by outdo ... more

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  • Cover image of book North West England Walks by Car, Bus and Train by Ray Knapman
    North West England Walks by Car, Bus and Train - by Ray Knapman

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781850589235 | ISBN 10: 1850589232

    This book describes walks that may be reached by public transport, mainly by using cheap off peak tickets.  The walks take advantage of public transport to enable linear routes to be followed along canals, lakes and valleys from one destination ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Philosophy of Walking by Frdric Gros, translated by John Howe. Illustrated by Clifford Harper
    A Philosophy of Walking - by Frdric Gros, translated by John Howe. Illustrated by Clifford Harper

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781688373 | ISBN 10: 1781688370

    "A long walk, Gros suggests, allows us to commune with the sublime."(New York Times) "It is only ideas gained from walking that have any worth."(Nietzsche) By walking, you escape from the very idea of identity, the temptation to be someone, to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walking the Literary Landscape: 20 Classic Walks for Book-Lovers in Northern England by Ian Hamilton & Diane Roberts
    Walking the Literary Landscape: 20 Classic Walks for Book-Lovers in Northern England - by Ian Hamilton & Diane Roberts

    £12.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781906148782 | ISBN 10: 1906148783

    Literature and a love of the English countryside are natural companions. Walking the Literary Landscape brings the two together in a collection of 20 circular routes in the north of England, all between 3 and 9 miles (5 and 15 kilometres) in length. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Joy of Walking: For Those Who Love to Roam by David Bathurst
    The Joy of Walking: For Those Who Love to Roam - by David Bathurst

    £9.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849535533 | ISBN 10: 1849535531

    This pocket-sized miscellany, packed with fascinating facts, handy hints andcaptivating stories and quotes from the world of walking, is perfect for anyonewho knows the incomparable joy and freedom of lacing up your hiking bootsand heading for the hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wanderlust: A History of Walking by Rebecca Solnit
    Wanderlust: A History of Walking - by Rebecca Solnit

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781783780396 | ISBN 10: 1783780398

    What does it mean to be out walking in the world, whether in a landscape or a metropolis, on a pilgrimage or a protest march?  In this first general history of walking, Rebecca Solnit draws together many histories to create a range of possibi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot by Robert Macfarlane
    The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot - by Robert Macfarlane

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141030586 | ISBN 10: 0141030585

    In The Old Ways Robert Macfarlane sets off from his Cambridge home to follow the ancient tracks, holloways, drove-roads and sea paths that form part of a vast network of routes criss-crossing the British landscape and its waters, and connecting them ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ramble On: The Story of Our Love for Walking Britain by Sinclair McKay
    Ramble On: The Story of Our Love for Walking Britain - by Sinclair McKay

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780007428663 | ISBN 10: 0007428669

    A history of walking and our relationship with the British countryside. On the afternoon of Sunday April 24, 1932, a group of approximately five hundred men and women set out for the summit of Kinder Scout, the highest point in Derbyshire's Peak ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wild Rover: A Blistering Journey Along Britain
    The Wild Rover: A Blistering Journey Along Britain's Footpaths - by Mike Parker

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007448456 | ISBN 10: 0007448457

    Mike Parker, bestselling author of Map Addict, is back with a brilliant, intelligent and witty exploration of a glorious and passionate British subject - footpaths and our rights of way. Mike discovers how these paths have become part of our ... more

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  • Cover image of book Extreme Rambling: Walking Israel
    Extreme Rambling: Walking Israel's Separation Barrier. For Fun. - by Mark Thomas

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780091927813 | ISBN 10: 0091927811

    'Good fences make good neighbours, but what about bad ones?'   The Israeli barrier is probably the most iconic divider of land since the Berlin Wall. It has been declared illegal under international law and its impact on life in the West Bank ... more

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  • Cover image of book 100 Greatest Walks in Britain by Country Walking magazine
    100 Greatest Walks in Britain - by Country Walking magazine

    £17.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780715337752 | ISBN 10: 0715337750

    These 100 greatest walks in Britain have been chosen by Country Walking magazine, Britain's bestselling walking journal, and contain all the information you need to enjoy hiking in the very best of Britain's countryside. Each walk is printed ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lost Art of Walking by Geoff Nicholson
    The Lost Art of Walking - by Geoff Nicholson

    £12.00   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781905128150 | ISBN 10: 1905128150

    Geoff Nicholson brings pedestrianism back to the centre of life by musing on his own walks and by looking at the thoughts and actions of walkers through history - the competitive, the great, the merely eccentric... ... more

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  • Cover image of book ChiWalking: The Five Mindful Steps for Lifelong Health and Energy by Danny and Katherine Dreyer
    ChiWalking: The Five Mindful Steps for Lifelong Health and Energy - by Danny and Katherine Dreyer

    £11.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847392794 | ISBN 10: 1847392792

    A revolutionary program that blends the health benefits of walking with the core principles of T'ai Chi to deliver maximum physical, mental, and spiritual fitness.   The low-impact health benefits of walking have made it one of the most popu ... more

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