Walking holidays are popular with travellers exploring historic or scenic routes all around the globe, ranging from arduous wilderness treks to gentle urban strolls. The library collection holds a range of resources to assist in planning for this type of holiday, including

  • travel guide series for walkers, such as the Automobile Association and Lonely Planet's walking guides
  • specialist walking series from publishers such as Cicerone, TrailBlazer and Falcon
  • official guides on specific route systems, such as the UK National trail system
  • technical works on wilderness and survival techniques
  • travel writing about walking
  • maps for key hiking destinations
  • series on camping

Staff can also assist in locating online resources, including Apps.

A research guide on walking resources is available in the library and on the Library website and items are available for review or loan during opening hours.

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