54 episodes

Footnotes: The Cicerone Podcast is a podcast to inspire you about outdoor travel and activities in the UK and across the world. As specialists in outdoor travel guidebooks for over 50 years, Cicerone Press has published nearly 400 guidebooks to walking, cycling, trekking, mountaineering and running all over the world. The Cicerone team is based in Kendal, near the Lake District, and we look forward to sharing our love of the outdoors with you. Through conversations with our guidebook authors, team members and other outdoor experts, this podcast offers plenty of inspiration and advice about exploring the outdoors. Whether you're an established long distance-trekker or have just rediscovered a love of walking or cycling, listen in to discover your next outdoor adventure.
Keep up to date with Footnotes and Cicerone by following @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and visit www.cicerone.co.uk, where you can browse our full range of guidebooks and read over 1000 articles by authors and outdoor experts. Send any feedback or questions to Hannah by emailing live@cicerone.co.uk. We hope you enjoy exploring the world with Cicerone.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.3 • 4 Ratings

Footnotes: The Cicerone Podcast is a podcast to inspire you about outdoor travel and activities in the UK and across the world. As specialists in outdoor travel guidebooks for over 50 years, Cicerone Press has published nearly 400 guidebooks to walking, cycling, trekking, mountaineering and running all over the world. The Cicerone team is based in Kendal, near the Lake District, and we look forward to sharing our love of the outdoors with you. Through conversations with our guidebook authors, team members and other outdoor experts, this podcast offers plenty of inspiration and advice about exploring the outdoors. Whether you're an established long distance-trekker or have just rediscovered a love of walking or cycling, listen in to discover your next outdoor adventure.
Keep up to date with Footnotes and Cicerone by following @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and visit www.cicerone.co.uk, where you can browse our full range of guidebooks and read over 1000 articles by authors and outdoor experts. Send any feedback or questions to Hannah by emailing live@cicerone.co.uk. We hope you enjoy exploring the world with Cicerone.

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    Scottish Wild Country Backpacking - Expert Q&A

    Scottish Wild Country Backpacking - Expert Q&A

    This episode is the highlights from Stefan Durkacz and David Lintern's Live Event on Scottish Wild Country Backpacking. The pair joined Hannah to talk all about their new Cicerone book exploring 30 wild and challenging backpacking routes in Scotland. Aimed at experienced and self-reliant backpackers, routes are between 2 and 4 days long and traverse the remotest, wildest and most spectacular landscapes the Highlands and Islands have to offer. The book also covers equipment, access, weather, safety and first aid.
    If you'd like to explore Scotland for yourself, you can pre-order the Cicerone coffee table book here. And if you'd like to catch a future Cicerone Live Event, then you can find all the upcoming events at cicerone.co.uk/live.
    Search for @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and join our Facebook community group, Cicerone Connect. Sign up for the Cicerone newsletter to keep up to date with all our news, events and guidebooks.

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    • 39 min
    The Benefits of Getting Outdoors

    The Benefits of Getting Outdoors

    In this episode, Hannah is joined by Bryan Jones, the Head of School at the University of Central Lancashire. Bryan's background is in performance sport, having worked as a sport psychologist, strength and conditioning coach and performance coach. He's on the podcast to talk all about how getting outdoors can improve your wellbeing. Find out how you can get started in the outdoors, how you can encourage and inspire others to do so, and what the outdoor community as a whole should be doing to make everyone feel welcome.
    If you've been inspired to get outdoors to improve your own wellbeing but don't know where to start, you can shop the full range of Cicerone guidebooks here.
    Search for @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and join our Facebook community group, Cicerone Connect. Sign up for the Cicerone newsletter to keep up to date with all our news, events and guidebooks.

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    • 45 min
    Costa Blanca - the perfect place for Mountain Adventures

    Costa Blanca - the perfect place for Mountain Adventures

    In this episode, Hannah is joined by Mark Eddy to talk about the upcoming multi-activity guidebook to outdoor adventure in Spain's Costa Blanca, with 60 route suggestions covering ridge scrambles, via ferrata, canyoning, sport climbing, trad climbing, hiking, trail running and mountain biking. Many routes require climbing experience, although they vary in difficulty, with options suitable for a range of abilities.
    If you'd like to walk the Costa Blanca Mountains yourself and explore this European adventure playground, you can pre-order Mark's Cicerone guidebook here. You can also find our Walking on the Costa Blanca, 50 mountain walks and scrambles guidebook here.
    Search for @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and join our Facebook community group, Cicerone Connect. Sign up for the Cicerone newsletter to keep up to date with all our news, events and guidebooks.

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    • 27 min
    Hiking the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru

    Hiking the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru

    This episode is the highlights from August's Cicerone Live event. Joe Williams has just been hiking the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru and he loved it. He joins Hannah to chat about the route, how to say llama, and to discover what is finally capable of scaring him.
    If you'd like to watch the video of this event or even join in on the next one, you can do so on our live page.
    Search for @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and join our Facebook community group, Cicerone Connect. Sign up for the Cicerone newsletter to keep up to date with all our news, events and guidebooks.

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    • 44 min
    Sarah Williams on Walking the Wales Coast Path in 50 Days

    Sarah Williams on Walking the Wales Coast Path in 50 Days

    In this episode, Hannah is joined by Sarah Williams of Tough Girl Challenges to talk about her experiences walking the entire Wales Coast Path in only 50 days.
    The Wales Coast Path is 1400km (870 miles) along the length of Wales from Chester to Chepstow, including Anglesey. The route passes through the Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire National Parks and many AONBs and can be linked with the Offa's Dyke Path for a complete circuit of Wales. You can find out more about the Wales Coast Path here.
    If you'd like to walk the Wales Coast Path yourself, you can find Paddy Dillon's Cicerone guidebook here, and when you use the code "WALESLIVE25" at the Cicerone checkout, you'll receive 25% off all of our Wales guidebooks. And if you'd like to watch Sarah Williams complete the Wales Coast Path in 50 days, you can find her video blogs here. And you can also find her Instagram page here.
    Search for @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and join our Facebook community group, Cicerone Connect. Sign up for the Cicerone newsletter to keep up to date with all our news, events and guidebooks.

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    • 40 min
    England Coast Path Live Event Highlights

    England Coast Path Live Event Highlights

    This episode is the highlights from July's Cicerone Live event on the England Coast Path with Andrew McCloy, author of Great Walks on the England Coast Path 30 classic walks on the longest National Trail. The England Coast Path, once fully open, will be the world's longest coast path - at a leg-stretching 2,800 miles! Andrew McCloy, author of the guidebook to Great Walks on the England Coast Path, shares some of his favourite parts of the path and answers listener questions.
    If you'd like to walk the England Coast Path yourself, you can find Andrew McCloy's Cicerone's guidebook here. If you'd like to watch the video of this event or even join in on the next one, you can do so on our live page.
    Search for @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and join our Facebook community group, Cicerone Connect. Sign up for the Cicerone newsletter to keep up to date with all our news, events and guidebooks.

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    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Mel&Islay ,

A treat

Great podcast for arm chair adventurers, planners and reflections of past trips. Please do Alta via 1 or 2 in Dolomites so I can plan ahead.

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