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 ...

  • It’s great to see an independent company growing as you are: too much of this field is controlled and manipulated by multinationals.
  • Another week of fabulous hiking, guided by your books of unmatchable quality, in beautiful Scotland!

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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