Sigma Spring 2022

1 SIGMA LEISURE walking and cycling guides local interest books spring 2022 catalogue

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North Yorkshire Place Names Volume 3 Anthony Poulton-Smith The definitions are supported by anecdotal evidence, bringing to life the individuals and events which have influenced the places and the way these names have developed. This is not just a dictionary but a history and will prove invaluable not only for those who live and work in the county but also visitors and touri-sts, historians and former inhabitants, indeed anyone with an interest in North Yorkshire. £8.99 NEW TITLES 2022 info@sigmapress.co.uk 3 Discover Northumberland Volume 3 Mark Lejk This is the third volume of Discover Northumberland and contains another 30 circular walks covering the whole of Northumberland from north to south and east to west. 978-1910758519 £9.99

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6 www.sigmapress.co.uk Gable Malcolm Craig This is a personal view of one Lake District mountain and its immediate upper valleys, a mountain held in great affection by many walkers and climbers, taking a deeper, more intimate look at the mountain and all forms of life on its slopes from the earliest beginnings. 978-1-85058-899-3 £20.00 Easy Miles No Steps No Stiles 2nd Edition Harriet Sharkey & John Barwise ‘Easy Miles’ features over 30 gentle Lakeland walks uninterrupted by steps, stiles or other obstacles. 978-1-9107-5813-7 £8.99 35 Really Good Lake District Walks Peter Bowker This book describes 35 outings in the mountains of the Lake District. The walks have been specifically chosen for those who prefer to travel at a leisurely pace on straightforward routes which avoid more challenging and demanding situations. 978-1-85058-945-7 £8.99 All-Terrain Pushchair Walks South Lakeland Norman Buckley Shortlisted for Lakeland Book of The Year, 2005! A collection of 30 walks suitable for young families using the popular ‘all-terrain' style of pushchair. 978-1-85058-817-7 £8.99 All Terrain Pushchair Walks North Lakeland Ruth & Richard Irons Take the smallest of children on hill walks in complete safety! All-Terrain Pushchairs are the pushchair equivalent of a four-wheel-drive car. Like a 4WD, they roll easily over the rocks, mud and snow that may all be encountered in the Lake District. 978-1-85058-802-3 £7.95 LAKE DISTRICT Beatrix Potter’s Derwentwater Joyce Irene Whalley and Wynne Bartlett Includes paintings and sketches by Beatrix Potter and photographs both old and new make this an invaluable book for visitors to the Lake District, and all those who know and love Peter Rabbit and his friends. 978-1-85058-879-5 £9.99 Bluebird Years Arthur Knowles and Graham Beech Fully revised edition of the best-selling classic book that documented Donald Campbell's attempts to raise the world water-speed record in his "Bluebird" jet-propelled boat to 300mph. 978-1-85058-766-8 £9.99 Come Back to Eden John Hurst A unique and absorbing account of one man's addictive love of this area of subtle beauty, it will appeal not only to Cumbrians but to all who enjoy the countryside. 978-1-85058-705-7 £7.95 6

LAKE DISTRICT In Search of Swallows & Amazons Roger Wardale Like one of the best detective stories, this book pieces together the clues to solve the great Swallows and Amazons mystery. 978-1-85058-839-9 £9.99 Lake District Natural History Walks Christopher Mitchell Discover the Lake District's hidden wildlife, geology and archaeology – familiar landscapes in a new light. 978-1-85058-807-8 £8.95 Lakeland Walking on the Level Norman Buckley In this book, the thirty two walks in this book vary considerably in length and effort required. All are circular and start and finish at a recommended parking area. 978-1-85058-389-9 £8.99 Lakeland Saga Jeremy Collingwood William Gershom Collingwood brings into the story his relationship with John Ruskin, and his part in the relationship of the family with Arhur Randsome and his Swallows and Amazons books. 978-1-85058-905-1 £9.99 Lake District Wet Weather Walks Christopher Mitchell After some of the wettest summers on record. 20 have been chosen to cover all regions of the Lake District so that you will be able to try them out wherever you happen to be when the weather closes in. 978-1-85058-849-8 £8.99 Lake District Tea Shop Walks Catherine Savidge Lake District Tea Shop Walks is written for friends and families looking for an enjoyable walk to do together, to be followed by a good cup of tea and a delicious slice of cake. 978-1-910758-04-5 £8.99 7 info@sigmapress.co.uk Lakelands Easiest Walks Doug & Margaret Ratcliffe This book features 36 walks specially selected for wheelchairs, pushchairs, people with limited mobility and those with very young children. All paths featured are wheelchair accessible, and the guide gives points of interest - details of what can be seen on the walks. 978-1-85058-848-1 £8.99 Literary Guide to the Lake District Grevel Lindop A guide to the Lake District's literary connections since the earliest times, which are illustrated and arranged in five easy-to-follow routes for walkers and drivers. 978-1-91075-812-0 £12.99 Out of Stock

www.sigmapress.co.uk 8 Wainwright’s Secret Lakeland Chris Stanbury Volume One of a trilogy designed to cover approximately 200 walks of a secretive and secluded nature in the Lake District covering the Northern, North-Western and Central Fells as defined by Alfred Wainwright. 978-1-85058-926-6 £9.99 Rainy Days in the Lake District Jean Patefield Twenty suggestions of free and interesting things to do in the Lake District in less than perfect weather. 978-1-85058-961-7 £8.99 Walking in Eden 3rd Edition Ron Scholes This is the third edition of the definitive guide to walking in the Eden Valley, a unique part of Cumbria nestling between Kendal and Carlisle. 978-1-85058-978-5 £9.99 Railway walks in the Lake District Peter Naldrett This new collection of 20 fabulous Lake District walks enables you to explore the railway heritage of the region, both old and new. 978-1-85058-991-4 £8.99 Lost Lakeland Christopher Mitchell This book follows Thomas Pennant's historic journey. It revisits what has become familiar ground and in the process discovers a ‘lost' Lakeland. 978-1-85058-960-0 £8.99 More Lakeland Walking on the Level 2nd Edition Norman Buckley In this follow-up to Norman Buckley's first collection of level Lakeland walks, there are a further 26 circular walks which combine minimum effort with maximum reward. 978-1-85058-885-6 £8.99 One Girl and the Wainwrights Eleanor Matthews Offering a personal account of her journey, inspiration, thoughts and dogged determination along the way, readers will enjoy accompanying the author as she explores the Lake District, sharing every step along the way. 978-1-85058-997-6 £9.99 Coast to Coast on the revenber way Ron Scholes The walk described in the book follows existing rights of way in the form of footpaths, bridleways and tracks, making this cross-country route a challenging long-distance journey. 978-1-85058-871-9 £9.99 LAKE DISTRICT

info@sigmapress.co.uk 9 Waterside Walks in the Lake District 2nd Edition Colin Shelbourn A unique compilation of 25 walks around and alongside a selection of the many water features to be found in this favourite walking area - lakes, tarns, becks, rivers and waterfalls. 987-1-85058-918-1 £8.99 World of a Wainwright Bagger Chris Stanbury These walks are described from the standpoint of an average walker and are an excellent complement to the Wainwright Guides. 978-1-85058-854-2 £8.99 Walks in Mysterious North Lakeland Graham Dugdale An unusual collection of 30 walks which provide a unique opportunity to visit places with a strange and mythical history. 978-1-85058-626-5 £6.95 LAKE DISTRICT Beatrix Potter Country Sean Frain One continuous tour split into stages for the more adventurous, as well as short walks in each area associated with Beatrix Potter and her work, which will be suitable for families. 978-1-85058-990-7 £8.99 In The Spirit of Wainwright Debbie North & Andy North Debbie and Andy team up with TerrainHopper, makers of a 4x4 all-terrain wheelchair, so they could get out into the countryside again. With their hiking boots on, and Terrain Hopper charged and ready to go, they travelled coast to coast across the North of England, in the spirit of Wainwright. 978-1-85058-806-9 £8.99 Easy Walks to Lake District Views Mike Patefield This book features twenty walks to viewpoints throughout the Lake District. They are graded from very easy, to fairly easy and then not as easy. Each has a full description of the route, including a sketch map and points of interest. 978-1-91075-833-5 £9.99

www.sigmapress.co.uk 10 10 All Terrain Pushchair Walks Peak District Alison Southern This long-awaited guidebook is the first of its kind for the Peak District - and another member of this hugely popular series of guidebooks. 978-1-85058-818-4 £8.99 Best Pub Walks in the Dark Peak Les Lumsdon & Martin Smith This book covers the area from Chapel-en-le-Frith in the south to Holmfirth in the north, and from Marple in the west to beyond Stocksbridge in the east. 978-1-85058-815-3 £7.95 Archaeology Walks Peak District 2nd Edition Ali Cooper These walks explore archaeological sites where there are visible pre-historic features in the landscape: Bronze age barrows, stone circles, caves, mines and much more. 978-1-85058-886-3 £8.99 Best Pub Walks in the White Peak Les Lumsdon & Martin Smith The 30 walks range from three to nine miles and are ideal for family rambles. They start in such delightful Peak District villages as A s h f o r d - i n - t h e - W a t e r , Alstonefield and Youlgreave, and most are accessible by public transport, and car drivers. 978-1-85058-933-4 £9.99 Best Tea Shop Walks Peak District Norman & Jane Buckley What could be better than a country walk with the reward of afternoon tea? This guidebook contains twenty-six varied and attractive walks suitable for all the family. 978-1-85058-820-7 £8.99 Dark Peak Hikes 2nd Edition Doug Brown This guidebook is aimed firmly at those who enjoy a challenge, and who savour the remarkable scenery of the Dark Peak area of the Peak District. 978-1-85058-883-2 £8.99 Exploring the North Peak & South Pennines Michael Ely This book will inspire you to pump up the tyres and oil the chain for some excitement, exercise and a feast of rollercoaster riding as you join Michael Ely on some great mountain biking in these Pennine hills. 978-1-85058-865-8 £8.99 High Pub Walks in the Peak District Martin Smith The book describes 30 walks and also has lots of information about the areas through which the various routes pass. The walks vary in length from a mere 2½ miles to 12¾ miles, so there's something suitable for everyone here. 978-1-85058-979-2 £10.99 PEAK DISTRICT

WALKING GUIDE TITLES info@sigmapress.co.uk 11 PEAK DISTRICT Peak District Natural History Walks 2nd Edition Christopher Mitchell Detailed maps include animal tracks and signs, landscape features and everything you need for the perfect natural history walk. 978-1-85058-877-1 £9.99 Peak District Walks on Tors and Moors Peter Naldrett There are 20 walks to tors including Mam Tor, Higger Tor, Shining Tor, Back Tor and others, together with information about nearby places to visit and explanation on how the tors were formed. 978-1-85058-986-0 £8.99 Peak District Walks starting from train stations Dave Meredith Two types of train station walks are covered in this book: those from existing train stations that still have passengers bustling about them, and there are those from platforms that fell silent in the infamous closures of the 1960s. 978-1-85058-966-2 £8.99 Rocky Rambles in the Peak District Fred Broadhurst A walk in the Peak District takes on a whole new dimension. Many of the walks are circular, varying in length, and all are aimed at ramblers interested in understanding the world about them, as well as enjoying the incomparable scenery. 978-1-85058-920-4 £8.99 Walks in the Ancient Peak District 2nd Edition Robert Harris A collection of 24 fascinating ancient Lakeland circular walks ranging in length from 2 to 10 miles, each visiting sites and monuments form the Neolithic and Bronze ages, linked where possible with ancient trackways. 978-1-85058-859-7 £8.99 Waterside Walking in the Peak District Keith Stephens 30 great family walks around the Derbyshire Peak District, centred on rivers, reservoirs and canals. A fascinating insight into how the various water features operate and evolve, combined with stunning scenery and interesting landmarks. A complete walking experience. 978-1-85058-936-5 £8.99

EAST MIDLANDS www.sigmapress.co.uk 12 Walking in the Footsteps of Robin Hood Jill Armitage Walk through some of middle England's finest countryside on miles of well-marked footpaths to interesting historical sites associated with the outlaw legend. 978-1-85058-889-4 £8.99 Traditional Derbyshire Fare Jill Armitage These recipes are individual, easy, economical, with readily available ingredients, and have a strong regional accent. This is Derbyshire food at its best. 978-1-85058-872-6 £12.99 Pushchair Paths East Midlands Melenie Graham Each walk has its own clear map and directions, along with interesting things to look out for and of course the all-important location of changing facilities and refreshments. 978-1-85058-826-9 £8.99 Country Walks Around the NationalForest Brian Conduit This collection of twenty walks is not just confined to the boundaries of the National Forest but also includes a number of interesting and attractive areas on its periphery. 978-1-910758-05-2 £8.99 Crime and Punishment in Derbyshire Peter Naylor This book is a thorough mix of most of the types of crime committed in Derbyshire over the centuries. Each chapter is dedicated to a different type of crime and the punishments handed out. 978-1-85058-866-5 £8.99 Derbyshire Women Jill Armitage A story of forty notorious, legendary, renowned, infamous, distinguished celebrated women whose names are woven into the annals of the county of Derbyshire. 978-1-85058-898-6 £9.99 Discover Celtic Derbyshire Jill Armitage This book follows the Portway from the key Celtic Hillfort of Mam Tor in North Derbyshire follows the Portway from the key Celtic Hillfort of Mam Tor in North Derbyshire to the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border at Stapleford and the southern river ports. 978-1-85058-969-3 £8.99 Lincoln Heritage Detective An exploratory walks around Lincoln’s past Danny Walsh The book is laid out according to the route of a city walk and the included map indicates the location of each site so that the 'detective' is guaranteed to find Lincoln's best heritage features and its lesser known quirky ones. 978-1-9107-5826-7 £8.99

WALKING GUIDE TITLES info@sigmapress.co.uk 13 EAST MIDLAND WEST MIDLANDS Best Shropshire Walks 3rd Edition Les Lumsdon A new revised 3rd edition of this much loved guide contains 36 walks, including 7 completely new routes, located in all parts of the county. 978-1-91075-831-1 £8.99 Cycle Rides in Shropshire 2nd Edition Dave Hancock Perfect cycling country - Shropshire's rolling countryside has a huge variety and this is the perfect guidebook for cyclists of all abilities. Easy-to-follow directions ensure perfect days in the saddle. 978-1-85058-934-1 £8.99

14 www.sigmapress.co.uk WEST MIDLANDS Heart of England Way Fully Updated 2nd Edition Stephen Cross A book both for the long distance and the leisure walker, The Heart of walks, takes the walker on a journey slicing through the quieter areas of from the north edge of Cannock Chase, to Bourton on the Water. 978-1-85058-840-3 £8.99 River Manifold Walks George Shufflebotham The Manifold Trail linear walk, and 12 circular walks, take the walker on a journey along the length of the River Manifold, from its source in the high and remote mooreland at Flash to the popular wooded valleys of Ilam and Dovedale. 978-1-85058-912-9 £8.99 More Cycle Rides Shropshire Dave Hancock These 20 rides are ideal for enjoying the varied scenery of Shropshire, for discovering little known places and for seeing the wildlife and plants. 978-1-85058-958-7 £8.99 Walks in the Midlands Countryside Brian Conduit These 20 walks take you through areas of the Midlands which, still contain some of the most varied, beautiful and interesting landscapes and some of the finest old towns and villages in the country. 978-1-85058-971-6 £8.99 Shropshire Walking on the Level Norman and June Buckley This is the eighth volume of the popular and well-established series of ‘level walks’ books. Claimed to be the largest inland county in England, Shropshire is, without doubt, a place of fine towns and villages, set in a diverse and greatly attractive landscape. 978-1-91075-822-9 £8.99

info@sigmapress.co.uk 15 NORTH EAST ENGLAND County Durham Place Names Anthony Poulton-Smith Within these pages author Anthony Poulton-Smith examines the origins of the place names with which we are otherwise so familiar. Towns, villages, districts, hills, streams, woods, farms, fields, streets and even pubs are examined and explained. 978-1-85058-995-2 £9.99 Heritage Trail Tom Schofield The Heritage Trail is a 54 mile walk within the counties of Lancashire and Yorkshire, the route of which connects three preserved steam railways — the East Lancashire, the Keighley and Worth Valley and the Embsay to Bolton Abbey. 978-1-85058-857-3 £8.99 Discover Northumberland 2nd edition Mark Lejk 30 circular walks covering the whole of Northumberland from north to south and east to west aimed at people of all walking abilities and preferences with lengths ranging from 4.5 km (2.8 miles) to 17.8 km (11.1 miles) and difficulty ranging from easy to strenuous. 978-1-85058-962-4 £8.99 Northumbria Walks with Children Stephen Rickerby All less than 5 miles long, the walks explore the great variety of scenery and heritage of Northumbria. As the parent of a young child himself, the author knows how to make sure kids don't get bored! 978-1-85058-768-2 £8.99 Northumberland Place Names Anthony Poulton-Smith Within these pages author Anthony Poulton-Smith examines the origins of the place names with which we are otherwise so familiar. Towns, villages, districts, hills, streams, woods, farms, fields, streets and even pubs are examined and explained. 978-1-85058-994-5 £9.99 Northumberland Walks Anne Leuchars & Debby Waldron Each walk splits into harder sections for fitter people and easier tracks for slower walkers. In most cases you all set off together, then separate part way through and meet up again to complete the walk together. 978-1-85058-993-8 £8.99 Discover Northumberland Vol 2 Mark Lejk This is the second volume of Discover Northumberland and contains another 30 circular walks covering the whole of Northumberland from north to south and east to west. 978-1-91075-829-8 £9.99 Discover Northumberland Volume 3 Anthony Poulton-Smith This is the third volume of Discover Northumberland and contains another 30 circular walks covering the whole of Northumberland from north to south and east to west. 978-1910758519 £9.99

NORTH EAST ENGLAND www.sigmapress.co.uk 16 River Tyne Trail Sources to Sea Peter Donaghy and John Laidler The trail traces the length of one of Britain’s greatest rivers, the Tyne. The 130 mile walk covers both sources, the North and South Tynes, which are marked by giant stone monuments. 978-1-85058-802-1 £12.99 Walking the Cheviots Edward Baker This book provides an excellent introduction to this solitary, wild countryside. Everyone is catered for from weekend family walkers to the experienced hill walker with all the walks personally checked and trod by the author. 978-1-85058-488-9 £9.99 Walking the Northumberland Dales Jennifer Norderhaug Presents an opportunity to discover and explore the lesser-known landscapes of the Northumberland Dales - a land of far horizons and secret corners. 978-1-85058-838-2 £8.95 A Pennine Journey David and Heather Pitt Written by members of the Wainwright Society, is a re-creation of his walk adapted for today’s roads and rights-of-way, taking a route that Wainwright might have chosen if he was planning it today. The route is 247 miles long and divided into eighteen stages. With maps and illustrations inspired by the work of the great AW, this labour of love is essential for all those who wish to follow in Wainwright’s footsteps. 978-1-85058-838-2 £8.95 Coast to Coast on the revenber way Ron Scholes The walk described in the book follows existing rights of way in the form of footpaths, bridleways and tracks, making this cross-country route a challenging long-distance journey. 978-1-85058-871-9 £9.99 The Clough Walk From Nottingham to Sunderland Martin Perry & Geoff Smith A beautiful, exhilarating long distance walk that passes through the towns and cities associated with the illustrious career of Brian Clough both as a player and manager. Even people who profess to have no interest in football will have heard of Brian Clough but they may not be aware of his love for walking as an escape from the frenetic world of football management. 978-1-910758-07-6 £8.99 A Walkers Guide to the History of Northumberland Andrew Lowe This book draws on and brings together two facets of Northumberland, the diverse and beautifullandscape and the fascinating and hugely important history of the area, which make it a truly outstanding place to visit and wander through. 978-1-910758-16-8 £9.99 North West England Walks by car, bus and train Ray Knapman The walks take advantage of public transport to enable linear routes to be followed along canals, lakes and valleys from one destination to another by alighting at one place and returning from another without the need of a car. 978-1-85058-999-0 £8.99 Out of Stock

WALKING GUIDE TITLES info@sigmapress.co.uk 17 NORTH WEST ENGLAND Champion Lancastrians Elizabeth Ashworth The ‘Who’s Who’ of Lancastrians! This up-to-date, illustrated book features Lancastrians throughout history including Emmaline Pankhurst, Gracie Fields and Eric Morecambe, and others rarely heard of who have made a lasting contribution to society in a variety of areas. 978-1-85058-833-7 £7.95 Discovering Manchester 2nd Edition A walking guide to Manchester and Salford Barry Worthington This stylish walking guide doubles as a detailed account of the city’s architecture, history and tourism attractions with walks throughout Manchester including major entertainment and cultural centres. 978-1-85058-862-7 £10.99 Donkeyman David Shaw Author Philip Allott's father was a donkeyman. For nearly forty years David Allott, better known as Donkey Dave, bred, hired out, gave rides with and raced a troupe of super donkeys. This book gives insight into the world of his life and business. 978-1-85058-945-7 £8.99 All-Terrain Pushchair Walks Lancashire Kathryn Wood 30 graded walks from level routes on high fells and wild open moorland, ancient woodlands and forestry platations, delightful riverside rambles and bracing coastal paths. 978-1-85058-850-4 £7.99 The Cheshire Ring in circular canal-side walks This is the first of two volumes of circular canal-side walks which together take you round the whole 97 miles of The Cheshire Ring. It contains 23 walks ranging from four to eight and a half miles in length and covers the western side of The Ring. 978-1-85058-999-0 £8.99 All-Terrain Pushchair Walks Cheshire Norman Buckley 30 graded walks, from level routes around pretty Cheshire villages to more adventurous hikes across the hillsides. Detailed directions and a map are provided for each route, together with some stunning photographs. 978-1-85058-844-3 £7.95 Best Tea Shop Walks in Cheshire Revised Edition Clive Price All walks are designed to reveal the rich tapestry of Cheshire’s landscape, history and wildlife. The reward at the end of each walk is afternoon tea — or morning coffee, or a leisurely lunch — in one of nearly thirty establishments. 978-1-85058-921-1 £8.99 Best Pub Walks in Cheshire 2nd Edition Jen Darling This is the second edition of a guidebook to the walks and pubs of Cheshire. “I was delighted to be asked to put a few words on paper … this book brings together a series of suggestions for your enjoyment.” – John Ellis, Cheshire Tourism 978-1-85058-880-1 £8.99 Out of Stock Out of Stock Out of Stock

NORTH WEST ENGLAND www.sigmapress.co.uk 18 Nowhere Fast Walking the Wainwrights Andy Grigg ‘Nowhere Fast’ is the story of one family’s attempt to climb all the Wainwrights - 214 of the country’s highest mountains, all situated in the breathtakingly beautiful English Lake District. 978-1-85058-899-3 £9.99 Guide to the Rossendale Way Jack Woods This walk is broken down into 9 shorter walks from 1¾ miles to 9 miles, taking you from Clough Head, Haslingden Grane through old paths and trails onto wild moorland, climbing the hills to the Lancashire Yorkshire Border and following pathways around the boundary of Rossendale. 978-1-85058-894-8 £8.99 Family Walks in East Cheshire Jean Warham 25 walks, all circular and about 3 to 4 miles long. They are never too steep or difficult, and can be walked at an easy pace in about one and a half to two hours, allowing time to admire the view or look at the birds or wild flowers along the way. 978-1-85058-903-7 £8.99 Lancashire’s Easiest Walks Doug & Margaret Ratcliffe Lancashire and surrounding area has become far more accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs in recent years. Although essentially a book for wheelchair users, these 36 short walks are all equally suitable for people with limited mobility and for very young children. 978-1-85058-892-4 £8.99 Macclesfield Hall of Fame Bob Burrows This book features those Maxonians who have achieved fame in their chosen field having been born, raised, education or spent many years in this Cheshire town. 978-1-85058-900-6 £9.99 More Lakeland Walking On the Level 2nd Edition Norman Buckley “...a wide selection of circular walks demanding minimum effort and providing maximum enjoyment” – The Keswick Reminder. 978-1-85058-885-6 £8.99 Riverside Rambles along the Mersey Ron Freethy Conservationist David Bellamy provides a foreword to this selection of 30 walks which map out ecological improvements, industrial archaeology and geographical features of the River Mersey. 978-1-85058-812-2 £8.95 Navigate your way around ... South Pennines Cath Dyson This book doesn’t just give you instructions to lead you around over 20 walks in the South Pennines but teaches you the skills to use a map and compass to navigate your own way around this wonderful moorland landscape. 978-1-910758-17-5 £8.99 Out of Stock

WALKING GUIDE TITLES info@sigmapress.co.uk 19 NORTH WEST NG AND Walking the Wainwrights Stuart Marshall This book links all 214 peaks in the late Alfred Wainwright’s seven-volume Pictorial Guide to The Lakeland Fells. Clear route descriptions are presented with two-colour sketch maps. “An excellent, concise manual on how to tackle the ‘Wainwrights’ in an intelligent way.” – A. Harry Griffin MBE 978-1-85058-753-8 £9.95 Wirral Walks 3rd Edition 100 miles of the best walks in the area Anthony Annakin-Smith A completly revised and updated edition of this popular collection of 25 walks from around 2 to 10 miles, covering a total of 100 miles through the best of the local landscape. 978-1-85058-851-1 £8.99 The Metrolink Companion Barry Worthington This publication coincides with the twentieth anniversary of the first opening of the Manchester Metrolink tram system, and the completion of three new lines. It is intended for the enthusiast, the resident, and the tourist visitor can use this guide to explore the Metrolink tram system. 978-1-85058-983-9 £12.50 Coast to Coast on the revenber way Ron Scholes The walk described in the book follows existing rights of way in the form of footpaths, bridleways and tracks, making this cross-country route a challenging long-distance journey. 978-1-85058-871-9 £9.99

SOUTH EAST ENGLAND www.sigmapress.co.uk 20 Family Walks in Hampshire in and around The Meon Valley Louis Murray This book contains the details of 20 walks in the Meon river valley area in southern Hampshire. The walks are suitable for novices, casual walkers, family groups, and experienced ramblers. 978-1-85058-930-3 £8.99 All-Terrain Pushchair Walks North Hampshire Jane F Ward 30 carefully selected all-terrain buggy walks in beautiful North Hampshire. From strolls through ancient forests, heathland rambles to spectacular uplands romps. 978-1-85058-907-5 £8.99 All-Terrain Pushchair Walks Surrey Eleanor Simmons A collection of 30 pushchair friendly walks in the beautiful Surrey countryside. Enjoy gentle woodland and riverside strolls and more strenuous hikes in the Surrey hills. 978-1-85058-906-8 £8.99 Best Tea Shop Walks in Oxfordshire Julie Meech The Cotswolds, the Chilterns, the Thames Valley and even a small share of the Wessex Downs – all these in Oxfordshire. The 25 walks in this guide all include the additional pleasure of a stop for afternoon tea! 978-1-85058-636-4 £6.95 The Charlie Chaplin Walk Steven P Smith Explore the London streets of Charlie Chaplin’s childhood in a chronological tour that can be taken on foot or from the comfort of an armchair. This book concentrates on the story of Chaplin’s formative years and takes a fresh look at the influence they had upon his films. 978-1-85058-852-8 £9.99 Chilling True Tales of Old London 2nd Ed Keith Johnson The tales in this book recall the reality of life in 19th century London. In this city, Two hundred offences were punishable by death, and the law and its severity terrified all who fell foul of it. 978-1-85058-891-7 £9.99 London Guide in Easy English Patrick Gubbins The guide covers all the capital’s major and minor attractions, hotels, restaurants, parks and green areas and sporting venues, and contains a full directory of necessary information for visitors to London, including advice on working in the city. 978-1-85058-937-2 £9.99 London Walks in Easy English Patrick Gubbins What other book of walks takes you inside the classrooms of London University, into courtrooms to see real trials in progress, into shops to try exotic food, and to the big attractions but also to many other fascinating places that even Londoners don’t know? 978-1-85058-932-7 £9.99 Out of Stock

WALKING GUIDE TITLES info@sigmapress.co.uk 21 SOUTH EAST ENGLAND New Forest Walks Andrew Walmsley Explore the New Forest with this series of 16 walks through ancient landscapes where long-forgotten bumps, hollows and moss-clad earthen banks have stories to tell of Bronze and Iron Age peoples, Romans, Normans and others who lived, worked and hunted here. 978-1-85058-911-2 12.99 Walks on the South Downs Louis Schweitzer Twenty five circular trails range from five to ten miles long around some of the most unspoilt and spectacular scenery in England on waymarked public footpaths, bridleways, old coach roads and an occasional tarmac lane. 978-1-85058-927-3 £8.99 Cambridgeshire Place Names Anthony Paulton-Smith Anthony Poulton-Smith examines the origins of the place names with which we are otherwise so familiar. 978-1-85058-959-4 £9.99 New Forest Walks a seasonal wildlife guide Andrew Walmsley Produced to appeal to both a general audience and those with a special interest in wildlife, the book features twelve walk routes that are all fully described and accompanied by detailed sketch maps. 978-1-85058-984-6 £13.99

COTSWOLDS www.sigmapress.co.uk 22 Discover the Cotswolds Roy Woodcock The 20 walks included in this book are chosen to see a wide range of Cotswold towns and villages and to walk across stunning scenery and visit many historic locations. 978-185058-967-9 £8.99 Walking in the Cotswold with Children Dave Meredith This is a book for parents whose children may not be as keen to go walking as they are. The Cotswolds offers some idyllic walking country and is Britain's largest officially designated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. 978-185058-970-9 £8.99 A Calendar of Cotswold Cookery June Lewis-Jones Enjoy a feast that is a true taste of the Cotswolds, a superb treat combining history, legend, folklore — and food. This cookery book brings together hundreds of traditional recipes. 978-1-85058-873-3 £12.99 Literary Strolls around the Cotswolds Gordon Ottewell Features routes less than three miles in length and spread right across the delightful Cotswold countryside. 978-185058-687-6 £6.95 Out of Stock

WALKING GUIDE TITLES info@sigmapress.co.uk 23 SOUTH WEST ENGLAND Dorset Accessible Walks Marie Houlden This book contains twenty-five accessible walks throughout the beautiful county of Dorset. For each walk there is a brief description and then more detailed information about distance, gradient and terrain, allowing the reader to make an informed decision about the suitability of their equipment and their own particular needs. 978-1-85058-800-7 £8.99 Discover Cornwall Sue Jackson This book lists 20 walks providing a healthy and entertaining way to keep fit, learn about Cornwall, and enjoy the beaches, moorland and hisotry of this magical county. 978-185058-928-0 £8.99 Cornwall Walking on the level Norman & June Buckley This book selects and illustrates twenty-eight routes, mainly circular, which explore some of the finest parts of the county, without serious ascent. 978-1-85058-895-5 £8.99 Walks in the Footsteps of Cornish Writers Sue Kittow This book features 20 walks each associated with different writers connected to Cornwall. Each walk has an introduction, a factbox with all essential information, and details of maps, refreshments, history, points of interest and clear directions. 978-1-85058-895-5 £8.99 South West England Nature Walks from train stations Graeme Down This book sets about exploring places from Penzance to Great Bedwyn and Severn Beach to Weymouth, finding locations where our rail network and places rich in nature intersect. There are plenty! 978-1-850589-88-4 £8.99 Walks in the Footsteps of Winston Graham’s Poldark Sue Kittow Walks in the Footsteps of Winston Graham’s Poldark features 12 walks each associated with a different Poldark location from the books, a character, or where an event was filmed for the TV series. 978-1-910758-82-12 £8.99 Rainy Days in Cornwall Jean Patefield Walks in the Footsteps of Winston Graham’s Poldark features 12 walks each associated with a different Poldark location from the books, a character, or where an event was filmed for the TV series. 978-1-910758-81-99 £8.99

YORKSHIRE www.sigmapress.co.uk 24 Adventure Walks for Little Explorers Rebecca Chippindale & Rebecca Terry Grab your ‘Kit’ and prepare to open up your senses. Feel parts of the journey, magnify the Yorkshire Dales, collect items along the way and create something different when you get home. 978-1-85058-897-9 £8.99 The Abbey Trail Clive Newsome The Abbey Trail is an eight-day long-distance walk (with alternative circular day walks) through the beautiful Yorkshire countryside visiting some of England's greatest abbeys. 978-1-85058-803-0 £9.99 All-Terrain Pushchair Walks The North York Moors 2nd Ed Zoë Sayer and Rebecca Terry Strolls along the riverside, rambles through heather moors or walks by the sea. There are activities to expand your day out to more than just a walk – lots of abbeys, castles, railways and country estates to explore. 978-1-85058-882-5 £8.99 All-Terrain Pushchair Walks West Yorkshire 2nd Ed Rebecca Chippindale & Rebecca Terry Pushchair-friendly routes in the spectacular countryside of West Yorkshire including woodland, moorland, canals, parks, and walks with a train journey in the middle. 978-1-85058-881-8 £8.99 The Cleveland Circular David Branson The trip is both an exhilarating experience and voyage of discovery in an area crammed with breathtaking scenery and enchanting places of interest. 978-1-85058-963-1 £8.99 The A-Z of curiosities of the Yorkshire Dales Summer Strevens Exploring the origins, history and culture behind over two hundred ‘curiosities’ from across the region, some of which have not been revealed in print before. 978-1-910758-09-0 £8.99 Curious Tales of Old East Yorkshire Howard Peach This is a useful guide to the history, folklore, traditions and social institutions of the Old East Riding, arranged in 14 diverse chapters. 978-1-85058-749-1 £8.99 Donkeyman David Shaw Author Philip Allott's father was a donkeyman. For nearly forty years David Allott, better known as Donkey Dave, bred, hired out, gave rides with and raced a troupe of super donkeys. This book gives insight into the world of his life and business. 978-1-85058-845-0 £8.95 Out of Stock

WALKING GUIDE TITLES info@sigmapress.co.uk 25 YORKSHIRE Holiday Walks in North Yorkshire Brian Conduit With its glorious sandy beaches and spectacular scenery, the North Yorkshire coast has long been a favourite holiday destination. The 20 walks range from 2 ½ to 6 ½ miles , as well as varying in length, they vary in difficulty and the nature of the terrain. 978-1-85058-867-2 £8.99 Historical Walks through Lancashire and Yorkshire Tom Schofield With the inclusion of the return routes, this guide gives the walker the opportunity to complete a long distance route over a period of time, whilst attaining a wider experience of the local area. 978-1-85058-985-3 £8.99 Joining the Sea Peter Stubbs This 150-mile trek across northern England focuses on some of the historic towns and villages, ruined abbeys and stunning landscape features of Yorkshire, voted third in the list of top 10 world regions to visit in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel guide for 2014. 978-1-85058-801-4 £8.99 Our Eric Andy Owens The first ever biography of British film star and stage actor Eric Portman (1901-1969), who appeared in over 40 films and around 100 stage plays. 978-1-85058-981-5 £8.99 Sheffield Greenway Robert Haslam The Sheffield Greenway is a unique recreational walking route of 111 miles (179 km). 90% is off-road, most on natural or improved paths through countryside and yet it never strays more than 7 miles (11 km) from Sheffield city centre. 978-1-85058-902-0 £8.99 South Yorkshire Place Names Anthony Poulton-Smith The Sheffield Greenway is a unique recreational walking route of 111 miles (179 km). 90% is off-road, most on natural or improved paths through countryside and yet it never strays more than 7 miles (11 km) from Sheffield city centre. 978-1-910758-10-6 £8.99 Yorkshire Dales Trigpointing Walks Keith Stevens 25 walks in the Yorkshire Dales, each aimed at finding Ordnance 3Survey pillars.They're just pyramids of stone, nothing to right home about, but they're part of our heritage and worthy of our patronage. 978-1-85058-924-2 £9.99 Yorkshire Dales Walking On The Level Norman Buckley All the pleasures of the dales without the climbs. This excellent guidebook leads you between the highest parts of this wonderfully scenic area for the very best views. “... a great buy.” – Ilkley Gazette 978-1-85058-916-7 £8.99

YORKSHIRE www.sigmapress.co.uk 26 Yorkshire Dales Walks with Children Stephen Rickerby A revised edition of our popular classic book of walks for parents and children in the Yorkshire Dales. 978-1-85058-847-4 £8.95 Yorkshire Walks 6 Dales - 30 Walks John Burland 30 walks in the Yorkshire Dales, located in the six dales of Ribblesdale, Airedale, Wharfedale, Nidderdale, Wensleydale and Swaledale. The book contains walksvarying from four miles to twelve miles with various levels of difficulty to suit all types of walker. 978-1-85058-847-4 £8.99 Rocky Rambles in the Yorkshire Dales Dyfed Evans This book is divided into two parts: the first part provides simplified information on the geological history of the Yorkshire Dales. It then presents 14 recommended walks, of varying lengths. 978-1-85058-929-7 £8.99 Yorkshire Dales Church Walks Peter Naldrett & The Rev Kate Bottley Twenty walks - each starting off from an idyllic Yorkshire Dales church and having an inspiring Thought for the Walk written by Gogglebox vicar Rev. Kate Bottley. The walks are planned by outdoor writer Peter Naldrett and include stunning scenery and outstanding natural features in classic Limestone Country. 978-1-91075-825-0 £8.99

WALKING GUIDE TITLES info@sigmapress.co.uk 27 Monmouthshire Villages Geoffrey Davies The villages of the old county of Monmouthshire reflect the history of this border county from the Romans through the Anglo Saxon and Norman invasions, the Wars of the Roses, the English Civil War, the Industrial Revolution and the decline of the iron, steel and coal industries. 978-1-91075-815-1 £8.99 WALES ND WELSH BORDER Carmarthenshire Villages Geoffrey Davies The aim of this book is to give a guide to the county's smaller communities, with a brief description, a little history and some stories of village characters. 978-1-85058-943-3 £8.99 Heritage Walks in South East Wales Rebecca Lees A collection of trails exploring the history of South East Wales, from prehistoric times to beyond the Industrial Revolution. The trails range from short to strenuous and include town trails and countryside terrain. 978-1-85058-935-8 £8.99 All-Terrain Pushchair Walks Brecon Beacons Simon Johnson 30 walks suitable for families without ATPs and anyone wishing to enjoy a walk without too much gradient and few if any stiles. The paths are suitable for double ATPs, as the authors have walked them all with their own children. 978-1-85058-909-9 £8.99 All-Terrain Pushchair Walks Snowdonia 2nd Ed Zoë Sayer & Rebecca Terry 30 pushchair-friendly walks through the spectacular scenery of the Snowdonia National Park. The walks range from simple riverside strolls to full-on alpine-style stomps. 978-1-85058-878-8 £8.99 Best Tea Shop Walks in the Clwydian Hills & Welsh Borderlands Dorothy Hamilton 25 family walks from 3 to 10 miles. The routes take you to the spectacular Eglwyseg escarpment, and sections of the Offa’s Dyke path. Clear directions, sketch maps, photographs and notes on local history and wildlife are included. 978-1-85058-727-9 £6.95 Holiday Walks in North Wales Brian Conduit 20 walks ranging from 2 to 6 miles in length, all within the capabilities of most people. The walks vary from easy and flat riverside strolls to more challenging walks in the Snowdonia National Park or on the slopes of the Clwydian hills. 978-1-85058-864-1 £8.99 Land of Sacred Legends Graham Murphy A journey through the Celtic Christian landscapes of West Gwynedd, with references to its saints, their miracle tales, churches, inscribed stones and holy wells. The legends and Latin stones are explained in the light of the most recent scholarship and a careful study of the surrounding landscape. 978-1-85058-931-0 £8.99 Out of Stock

www.sigmapress.co.uk 28 Pembrokeshire Walking On the level Norman & June Buckley Discover both the breath-taking splendour of the Pembrokeshire coast and its diverse inland landscape. The 25 walks in this book include a brief description of the features encountered along the way. 978-1-85058-861-0 £8.99 Walks in Ancient Wales Robert Harris Visit the sites and monuments from the Neolithic and Bronze ages. Famous and less wellknown stone circles, standing stones and burial chambers are included. The author offers his own theories about the purpose and siting of many of these ancient monuments. 978-1-85058-797-2 £8.95 Pembrokeshire Villages Geoffrey Davies Two hundred and thirty four villages and hamlets are covered, each with a brief description. As well as information on churches, chapels and sites of interest there are stories of saints, pirates, sea monsters, knights and flying saucers reflecting the county’s varied heritage. 978-1-85058-875-7 £8.99 North Wales Walking On the level Norman & June Buckley 30 walks covering an area from The Great Orme to Cemlyn Bay. Whilst there are many walks in the mountains, the balance of the book is much enhanced by the inclusion of the Conwy Valley and the Lleyn Peninsula and by Anglesey. 978-1-85058-863-4 £8.99 South West Wales Childrens Trails Rebecca Lees The 20 walks all have in common the beautiful landscape of south west Wales including coastal routes, mountain climbs and town trails. 978-1-85058-998-3 £8.99 Vale of Glamorgan Villages Geoffrey Davies This book gives a brief description of each village, their attractions and a little of their history. 978-1-85058-987-7 £8.99 West Glamorgan Villages Geoffrey Davies West Glamorgan Villages covers the villages of the new counties of Bridgend, Neath Port Talbot and the City and County of Swansea, from former mining valleys to the coastal plain and the beautiful Gower peninsular. 149 villages are covered in the book. 978-1-85058-982-2 £8.99 South East Wales Childrens Trails Rebecca Lees A collection of 20 family walks in beautiful landscape celebrating the Year of Adventure in Wales. With Wales on the map as ‘the’ place to visit in 2016, the book has something for all abilities and ages, from simple Sunday strolls to island adventures and walks in the woods. 978-1-910758-18-2 £8.99 WALES AND WELSH BORDERS

WALKING GUIDE TITLES info@sigmapress.co.uk 29 WALES ND WELSH BORDER All-Terrain Pushchair Walks Argyll and Lochaber Zoë Sayer & Elizabeth Cottier 30 pushchair-friendly walks Oban, Fort Wi l l iam, Argyll Forest and the Mull of Kintyre areas. Each walk has a simple at-a-glance key, a map, route description and information on refreshments and changing facilities. 978-1-85058-860-3 £7.99 Isle of Skye Natural History Walks 20 detailed walks to enjoy from sea shore to cliff top Chris Mitchell An alternative guide to the wildlife and geology of Skye. There are 20 walks based around Portree, Dunvegan, Broadford and Sleat together with detailed maps and quality colour photographs. 978-1-85058-858-0 £9.99 Holiday Walks in Mallorca 2nd Edition Graham Beech This fully revised and updated 2nd edition includes coastal walks, country strolls amid olive groves and more demanding rambles in the mountainous north-west accompanied by detailed maps and precise instructions. 978-1-85058-856-6 £9.99 OVERSEAS SCOTLAND Denbighshire Villages Geoffrey Davies This book gives a description of each village, its points of interest, history, legends and profiles of prominent local families, providing fascinating information for the tourist and resident alike. 978-1-910758-24-3 £8.99

30 www.sigmapress.co.uk Behind the Hedge Nicola de Pulford & John Hitchins This beautifully illustrated easy-to-follow guide shows the different ways our food is produced and how this shapes the nature of the British countryside. 978-1-85058-919-8 £12.99 Walking with Kids Angela Youngman This book offers games and activities introducing kids to the environment whilst walking include tracking, looking for signs of changing seasons, mini beast hunting, feather collecting and art and craft activities in woods, forests, open country, rivers, seaside, towns and evening walks. 978-1-85058-887-0 £8.99 Shackles of Convention (Hardback) Malcolm Craig A celebration of the contribution made by women to the early history of mountaineering. 978-1-85058-964-8 £18.95 A walking guide to the County Tops of Wales, the North of England and the Isle of Man Howard Mann Each chapter contains a brief history of the county, its geography and its high point and a detailed description and outline map of the route. 978-1-85058-980-8 £8.99 GENERAL INTERESTS

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