Award-winning guidebooks to adventurous walks worldwide

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Rucksack Readers publishes award-winning guidebooks to adventurous walks worldwide. Regular updates make them reliable companions, and lavish illustrations make them attractive souvenirs.

Our rucksack-friendly format is unique. Each book:

water-feature-icon is weatherproof and opens flat
images-feature-icon has 70-150 full colour photographs
map-feature-icon has concise directions and a route map
rucksack-feature-icon is lightweight and rucksack-friendly

What our customers say ...

  • A good balance of history, practical and descriptive information; the format and sturdy material worked well for us.
  • I love the fact you can hold it in one hand without having to force pages open or break spines or struggle to read what’s in the gutter.

Our bestselling guidebooks

New to long-distance walking?

With sensible planning, preparation and some basic equipment, you can enjoy a rewarding and healthy holiday.

Notes for novices

Walk finder (Scotland, England & Ireland)

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