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Books for Walkers

Here you'll find a list of walking-related books. This includes books reviewed in recent Striders as well as background on navigation, first aid, hillwalking and other topics of interest to long distance walkers and peakbaggers. For books on specific UK trails please see the appropriate Long Distance Path Page. To search for a publication go to Search for Publication. Suggestions for books to be added to this section will be welcome from individuals, authors or publishers.

Books (and other publications) relating to long-distance walking or hill-walking in general

Guidebooks covering several UK trails, and books relating to trails or long paths not covered elsewhere

Mountaineering, ridges and scrambling

Lists, directories and guidebooks for Triangulation Points, County Tops, Wainwrights, Munros, Hewitts, Marilyns, etc.

Information about mountain leadership and outdoor skills
(see separate categories for information about navigation and first aid)

Information about navigation, including map-reading and use of GPS

Books that cover First Aid in whole or in part

Rights of Way and Access legislation, and other relevant legal issues

Travelogues, biographies, autobiographies and personal reflections with a walking theme

Books of photographs, sketches and views

Walking in England
(does not include guidebooks to individual paths/trails; see see separate categories for books relating to specific regions)

Walking in Scotland
(does not include guidebooks to individual paths/trails)

Walking in Wales
(does not include guidebooks to individual paths/trails)

Walking in Northern Ireland
(does not include guidebooks to individual paths/trails)

Walking in the Channel Islands
(does not include guidebooks to individual paths/trails)

Walking on the Isle of Man
(does not include guidebooks to individual paths/trails)

Walking in Cumbria and the Lake District
(does not include guidebooks to individual paths/trails)

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales
(does not include guidebooks to individual paths/trails)

Other interesting books with a walking theme