Our Bookshelf

Here is a collection of books that have entertained us on our journeys, inspired us to travel and get out or are just good "outdoorsy" books. 

This does not include the growing collection of OS maps that sit on our bookshelf!

Cover to cover

Each book selected here has been read cover to cover by at least one of us, if not both. We recommend them to anyone who likes to get out and have an adventure. Check back here as this grows.

"Not all those who wander are lost"

  Wainwright Pictorial Guides To The Lakeland Fells   The books that many people (us included) have fallen in love with. Each fell described in his own unique way makes this collection something very special. Anyone visiting the Lake District with any amount of interest in the mountans should pick these up at the earliest chance. 

Wainwright Pictorial Guides To The Lakeland Fells

The books that many people (us included) have fallen in love with. Each fell described in his own unique way makes this collection something very special. Anyone visiting the Lake District with any amount of interest in the mountans should pick these up at the earliest chance. 

  Walking the Wainwrights: With Stuart Marshall   Want to take in as many wainwright fells as possible on one walk? This is the book for you, thirty-six walks in all cover every wainwright fell all in circular routes. Even if you don't want to complete them exactly the same as Stuart, you can easily section some of these into two.

Walking the Wainwrights: With Stuart Marshall

Want to take in as many wainwright fells as possible on one walk? This is the book for you, thirty-six walks in all cover every wainwright fell all in circular routes. Even if you don't want to complete them exactly the same as Stuart, you can easily section some of these into two.

  The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings trilogy   well what can you say about these classics? everyone has heard the epic story before however these fantastic fantasy books are pretty much based on walking, so if you want some adventure it's not a bad place to start!   

The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings trilogy

well what can you say about these classics? everyone has heard the epic story before however these fantastic fantasy books are pretty much based on walking, so if you want some adventure it's not a bad place to start!

 


  Wainwright, The Biography   A great book giving you an insight into the life of the most decorated fell walker. A must read for any wainwright fan.

Wainwright, The Biography

A great book giving you an insight into the life of the most decorated fell walker. A must read for any wainwright fan.

  The Wild Places - Robert Macfarlane   Roberts best work, some of his wild places just make you want to run out and have a little adventure there yourself.   a great one to inspire you when traveling. 

The Wild Places - Robert Macfarlane

Roberts best work, some of his wild places just make you want to run out and have a little adventure there yourself. 

a great one to inspire you when traveling. 

  The Old Ways - Robert Macfarlane   Not as grand as the wild places, but the old ways is a great read when you just want to get lost in a book about walking.

The Old Ways - Robert Macfarlane

Not as grand as the wild places, but the old ways is a great read when you just want to get lost in a book about walking.