Latest News: Fraudulent LDWA emails Read more



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.

Hill and Long Distance Walking

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

UK Trails

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

Mountaineering

Mountaineering, ridges and scrambling

Peak Bagging

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

Mountain and Walk Leader Training
Information about mountain leadership and outdoor skills
(see separate categories for information about navigation and first aid)
Navigation

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

First Aid

Books that cover First Aid in whole or in part

Rights of Way Legislation

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

People

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

Pictorial

Books of photographs, sketches and views

England

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

Scotland

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

Wales

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

Northern Ireland

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

Isle of Wight

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

Isle of Man

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

Lakeland

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

Yorkshire Dales

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

Miscellaneous

Other interesting books with a walking theme: includes landscape interpretation, philosophy and history of walking, etc.

This website uses cookies

To comply with EU Directives we are informing you that our website uses cookies for services such as memberships and Google Analytics.

Your data is completely safe and we do not record any personally identifiable information.

Please click the button to acknowledge and approve our use of cookies during your visit.

Learn more about the Cookie Law