15 Mar 2011

New Collins Ramblers Short Walks complete the range

Six new Collins Ramblers Short Walks books have just been published.

Collins Ramblers Short Walks
These compact little guides contain 20 walks, all of which can be completed in 3 hours and under - ideal for an afternoon stroll, for beginners and those with young families.

• Endorsed by the Ramblers, Britain's biggest walking charity who celebrated their 75th anniversary in 2010.
• Each book includes general information on walking and the area covered by the guide.
• Each walk is clearly marked on a detailed Ordnance Survey map.
• Every walk description includes places to park, where to get refreshments and any highlights.
• Packed with colour photographs of scenes you will see along the walk. All £5.99, Paperback, 180 x 117 mm, 96 page
Ramblers Short Walks in Cornwall

Collins Ramblers Guides
Also in the walking range are the Collins Ramblers Guides:
These popular walking guides combine detailed route descriptions with information on the local history and wildlife.

•The introduction gives information about the topography, geology and history of the area, and describes the flora and fauna inhabiting it.
•The main section of the book comprises 30 walks. Each walk has a symbol key, illustrating the level of difficulty and particular areas of interest. A fact file summarises useful information such as the start/finish point, distance, duration, highest point, refreshments, safety advice and landscape/wildlife interest.
•Illustrated with colour maps from the Ordnance Survey, each walk is then described in detail with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. The text gives the history of the main landmarks along the way plus information on the natural history of the area, and is accompanied by stunning colour photographs.

Collins Ramblers Best Walks Britain
Collins Ramblers Best Walks Britain commemorates 75 years of the Ramblers, Britain's biggest charity working to promote walking and improve conditions for all walkers.

This beautiful hardback book features 75 of Britain's best walks: one for each year the organisation has been in existence. Each walk was selected by the Ramblers, and is a favourite or has a special meaning, sometimes a local group has worked hard to improve access for walkers along the route, at other times it might be that the views along the way are exceptional.

Walks vary in length and difficulty to allow for all abilities.

Packed with stunning colour photographs, maps showing the routes. interesting facts about the areas chosen, and essential information to plan your walk. The book also includes information on the history of the
Ramblers with a timeline outlining key events along the way.

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