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Scotland celebrates John Muir

John Muir

The New York Times just listed 52 global destinations for 2014, and placed Scotland at number 16 citing the new John Muir Way as its first reason. Muir is famous in the US as the father of its National Parks movement, but surprisingly neglected in his native Scotland – until now. The launch by Scotland's First Minister of this new route in April is to celebrate his amazing life which began in Dunbar in 1838 and ended in 1914.  Find out more about him here (download) or visit this Facebook page.

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John Muir Way guidebook £11.99

John Muir Way cover

We are publishing a 72-page guidebook to cover this exciting new 134-mile route runnning coast-to-coast across Scotland. Visit our John Muir Way page for more info, a gallery and to "look inside".

The book will be published on 21 April 2014 to coincide with the route's official launch on John Muir Day as part of the John Muir Festival.

You can ask to be emailed upon publication, or pre-order to get your copy ahead of the rest. It costs £11.99 and the companion sheet map costs £5.99, but the next item tells you how to save £2.

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Rainproof map £5.99

Map front cover

Continuing the John Muir theme, note that the route map, like the guidebook, is rainproof and covers the whole route at a scale of 1:75,000 on a single handy folded sheet. We offer a bundle of guidebook+map costing just £15.99 - saving £2 over buying them separately - and also available to pre-order.

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