Pocket Mountains New Walking Guides

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Pocket Mountains publish accessible and inspiring pocket-sized guidebooks for anyone who likes a bit of an adventure. You’ll find our books in high street book shops, outdoors shops, gift shops, cafes and visitor information centres around Scotland and the rest of the UK. All orders from our website are delivered free of charge and sent out the same or next day by Second Class post.

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Lanarkshire – Meikle Bin from Queenzienburn

Lanarkshire – Meikle Bin from Queenzienburn

Rising high above the long escarpment of the Campsie Fells, the 570m summit of Meikle Bin is a familiar sight for drivers heading north past Glasgow. Although the more popular route up the ‘Big Hill’ starts from the Carron Valley side in Stirlingshire, there is...

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Northern Ireland – Cave Hill and McArt’s Fort

Northern Ireland – Cave Hill and McArt’s Fort

Cave Hill goes by many names. To some it is the ‘Sleeping Giant’, which inspired Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels; for others, it is ‘Napoleon’s Nose’, with its profile facing the sky. Distance 5.5km Time 1 hour 45 Terrain unsurfaced paths, muddy in wet weather,...

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Brighton – Pavilion, Pier and Promenade

Brighton – Pavilion, Pier and Promenade

With its famous pavilion, pier and seafront promenades, its network of narrow lanes and teeming streets standing cheek by jowl with the grand architecture of its Regency squares, Brighton is a wonderful small city to explore on foot. The café culture, eclectic...

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