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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 32 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Walking Distance by Lizzy Stewart
    Walking Distance - by Lizzy Stewart

    £9.99   paperback   (2024) - ISBN 13: 9781910395813 | ISBN 10: 1910395811

    A hybrid prose and comics-format essay on the experience of being a woman out walking.  Merging the personal and the political, observation and contemplation, the author examines what her life is and wonders what it should be; what is expecte ... more

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  • Cover image of book 52 Ways to Walk: The Surprising Science of Walking for Wellness and Joy, One Week at a Time by Annabel Streets
    52 Ways to Walk: The Surprising Science of Walking for Wellness and Joy, One Week at a Time - by Annabel Streets

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526656445 | ISBN 10: 1526656442

    Walking strengthens our bodies, calms our minds and lifts our spirits. But it does so much more than this. Our vision, hearing, respiration, sleep, cognition, memory, blood pressure, sense of smell and balance are all enhanced by how we walk. For ins ... more

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  • Cover image of book Landlines by Raynor Winn
    Landlines - by Raynor Winn

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781405947787 | ISBN 10: 1405947780

    The remarkable story of a thousand-mile journey across Britain from the million-copy bestselling author of The Salt Path.  Some people live to walk. Raynor and Moth walk to live...  Raynor Winn knows that her husband Moth's health is declinin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The View from the Hill by Christopher Somerville
    The View from the Hill - by Christopher Somerville

    £12.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781914982033 | ISBN 10: 1914982037

    ‘An absolute delight.’ Dorset Magazine  ‘Somerville is a superb writer – controversial and wry, but also evocative and informative.’ Perceptive Travel  ‘This is a book you can dip into at any page and be transported to a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Edge of Cymru by Julie Brominicks
    The Edge of Cymru - by Julie Brominicks

    £12.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781781726846 | ISBN 10: 1781726841

    “Bursts with beautiful, descriptive prose...” – Countryfile Magazine   The Edge of Cymru is the story of Julie Brominicks’ walk around Wales in the course of a year. As an educator she knew a lot about the country’s natural resources. Bu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whisky Walks Scotland by Maria Mazanti
    Whisky Walks Scotland - by Maria Mazanti

    £14.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9783907293669 | ISBN 10: 3907293665

    The most satisfying way to discover Scotland!  Excellent whisky from small distilleries and spectacular walks are two great reasons to visit Scotland. This easy to follow book guides you to both at once as it takes you to the best scenery Sco ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nightwalking: Four Journeys into Britain After Dark by John Lewis-Stempel
    Nightwalking: Four Journeys into Britain After Dark - by John Lewis-Stempel

    £9.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780857529114 | ISBN 10: 0857529110

    'Britain's finest living nature writer' THE TIMES  'Lewis-Stempel's greatest gift remains his prose, with all its vividness and energy' THE DAILY MAIL  'The hottest nature writer around' THE SPECTATOR  At night, the normal rul ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mindful Walking: The Secret Language of Nature by Alice Peck
    Mindful Walking: The Secret Language of Nature - by Alice Peck

    £7.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781800650886 | ISBN 10: 1800650884

    Discover the joy – and health benefits – of walking and seeing the natural world.   In this delightful guide, Alice Peck explains how, rather than simply providing a way of getting from one place to another, the simple practice of walk ... more

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  • Cover image of book In The Shadow of the Mountain by Silvia Vasquez-Lavado
    In The Shadow of the Mountain - by Silvia Vasquez-Lavado

    £16.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913183776 | ISBN 10: 1913183777

    ‘Silvia Vasquez-Lavado is a warrior. I’m in awe of her strength and courage.’ – Selena Gomez  ‘an incredibly powerful story’ Sunday Independent  ‘powerful’ – New York Times  In the In the Shadow of the Mounta ... more

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  • Cover image of book Waypoints: A Journey on Foot by Robert Martineau
    Waypoints: A Journey on Foot - by Robert Martineau

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781784709921 | ISBN 10: 1784709921

    A spellbinding travel book, exploring the psychology of walking, pilgrimage, solitude and escape.  'An extraordinary, dreamlike journey through West Africa' ~ Adharanand Finn   At the age of twenty-seven and afraid of falling into a life he do ... more

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  • Cover image of book 52 Ways to Walk: The Surprising Science of Walking for Wellness and Joy, One Week at a Time by Annabel Streets
    52 Ways to Walk: The Surprising Science of Walking for Wellness and Joy, One Week at a Time - by Annabel Streets

    £12.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781526638168 | ISBN 10: 1526638169

    “Walking had become, once again, the great adventure of my life. But this time science could explain how and why”  Walking strengthens our bodies, calms our minds and lifts our spirits. But it does so much more than this. Our vision, hear ... 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 The Salt Path by Raynor Winn
    The Salt Path - by Raynor Winn

    £10.99   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 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 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 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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