News, views and guidebooks for walking, trekking and cycling
An excellent short and sometimes steep walk for a crisp winter’s day. Taken from Susan Falconer’s guidebook to Walking in the Pentland Hills.
Have you ever wanted to trek the GR10 Trail? Where even is it? Why should you walk it? Here is a very quick intro to the popular trek.
Cicerone’s Natalie visited the Isle of Man recently and, apart from upsetting the local sea-gods, she had a wonderful time exploring.
Jonathan and Lesley Williams take a few days off and do some cycling in Northumberland – into the wind.
Here at Cicerone it’s our mission to help give people a ‘great time on the hill’. To support us in this mission we are really chuffed our guidebooks are widely available in bricks and mortar shops not just in the UK, but all around the world ready for you to find and plan your next […]
Jonathan gladly escaped the post-referendum chaos for a few days walking to check out the changes to the Alpine Pass Route. Here he summarises some of the changes to the startpoint in the east and Lenk, Gstaad and L’Etivaz in Switzerland.
Mountain biking is a great activity for getting to see loads of incredible places quickly. Here are eight epic viewpoints from Mountain Biking in West and North West Scotland. If you haven’t got a biking trip planned then we apologise now.
Most of the time, mountain biking is a perfectly safe activity and far safer than cycling on roads. However, rutted, slippery and loose surfaces are frequently encountered and if you take a tumble at speed, you risk causing yourself considerable damage. Expert Peter Edwards gives us some top tips for mountain biking safety.