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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 and Amy by emailing live@cicerone.co.uk. We hope you enjoy exploring the world with Cicerone.

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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 and Amy by emailing live@cicerone.co.uk. We hope you enjoy exploring the world with Cicerone.

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    A whistlestop tour of the Vanoise

    A whistlestop tour of the Vanoise

    A whistlestop tour of the Vanoise, including where to stay, what to do and when to go. In this episode we talk to Lesley Williams who has many years of experience walking, trekking and cycling in the Alps, and who helped Jonathan with his reworking and rewalking of the Trekking in the Vanoise guidebook.
    Explore the Cicerone website and discover our full range of guidebooks: https://www.cicerone.co.uk. There are also plenty of articles offering advice and inspiration for different walking and trekking routes in the UK and around the world, from mountain biking in Slovenia to the iconic peaks of the Alps, as well as guidebooks to all the UK National Trails.
    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.
    Please send any feedback or questions by emailing live@cicerone.co.uk. We hope you enjoy exploring the world with Cicerone.

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    • 20 min
    Paddy Dillon’s top winter sunshine destinations for hiking and trekking

    Paddy Dillon’s top winter sunshine destinations for hiking and trekking

    A dose of walking somewhere sunny can break up the cold and wet winter and, whilst we can't actually guarantee the weather, there are a few reliable destinations. Paddy Dillon shares his favourites, thoroughly tested over a lifetime of walking.
    Explore the Cicerone website and discover our full range of guidebooks: https://www.cicerone.co.uk. There are also plenty of articles offering advice and inspiration for different walking and trekking routes in the UK and around the world, from day walks in the Cotswolds to the iconic mountains of Pyrenees, as well as guidebooks to all the UK National Trails.
    Search for @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and join our Facebook community group, Cicerone Connect.
    Please send any feedback or questions by emailing live@cicerone.co.uk. We hope you enjoy exploring the world with Cicerone.


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    • 34 min
    Timmy Mallett: Cycling the Camino - and back

    Timmy Mallett: Cycling the Camino - and back

    Timmy Mallett, of 90s childhood TV fame, chats to us about his epic cycle along the Camino de Santiago in honour of his brother Martin who believed in the power of everyone to reach their potential. Surprisingly moving, inspirational and, of course, funny.
    Explore the Cicerone website and discover our full range of guidebooks for cycling: https://www.cicerone.co.uk/cycling. There are also plenty of articles offering advice and inspiration for different cycling routes in the UK and Europe, from day rides in the Cotswolds to the iconic climbs of the Tour de France, as well as tours and day rides in Slovenia, Germany and Peru.
    Search for @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and join our Facebook community group, Cicerone Connect.
    Please send any feedback or questions by emailing live@cicerone.co.uk. We hope you enjoy exploring the world with Cicerone.
    You can find Timmy on social media at:
    Twitter @TimmyMallett
    Insta @Timmy.Mallett
    Facebook @TheTimmyMallett
    Tik Tok @TimmyMallett
    Strava @ TimmyMallett
    Timmy's website is here: https://www.timmymallett.co.uk.

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    • 28 min
    Will Renwick on running all the mountains in Wales

    Will Renwick on running all the mountains in Wales

    In this episode Hannah chats to Will Renwick, president of Ramblers' Wales, who has just run every mountain in Wales. Originally hoping to do a long-distance walk, Will decided to run all 189 of Wales' mountains in three weeks because he couldn't get any more time off work. He is also raising money for mental health charity, Mountains Over Mind.
    Explore the Cicerone website and discover our full range of guidebooks for walking, trekking and running in Wales: https://www.cicerone.co.uk/wales. There are also plenty of articles offering advice and inspiration for different running routes in the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Scotland, and Wales. For the definitive lists of the mountains of England and Wales, please see the Nuttalls' two guidebooks: https://www.cicerone.co.uk/search?q=Nuttalls.
    Search for @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and join our Facebook community group, Cicerone Connect.
    Please send any feedback or questions by emailing live@cicerone.co.uk. We hope you enjoy exploring the world with Cicerone.

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    • 32 min
    #AskCicerone: Walking and trekking in Europe

    #AskCicerone: Walking and trekking in Europe

    In this episode Hannah asks Jonathan, Lesley and Joe Williams about walking and trekking in Europe. We try to give you an overview of 162 guidebooks to outdoor adventures across the continent... In 24 minutes.
    Explore the Cicerone website and discover our full range of guidebooks for trekking in Europe: https://www.cicerone.co.uk/europe. There are also plenty of articles offering advice and inspiration for different trekking routes in Europe, from GR routes In France, Spain and the iconic Tour of Mont Blanc to lesser known routes in Norway, Romania, and Greece.
    Search for @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and join our Facebook community group, Cicerone Connect.
    Please send any feedback or questions by emailing live@cicerone.co.uk. We hope you enjoy exploring the world with Cicerone.

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    • 24 min
    The Lakes, Meres and Waters of the Lake District with Joss Naylor and Mhairi Helme

    The Lakes, Meres and Waters of the Lake District with Joss Naylor and Mhairi Helme

    Joss Naylor and Mhairi Helme join us for our September Live event and it's a book launch special! Joss chats about his favourite running route, the Lakes, Meres and Waters of the Lake District, and we hear how Mhairi found it on her recent challenge. We also reveal Joss's favourite sheep. Yes, really.
    Find out more about the guidebook on https://www.cicerone.co.uk/1087, where you can view our full range of guidebooks to outdoor travel in the UK and across the world and find plenty of advice about walking, trekking and running. 
     
    Search for @CiceronePress on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and join our Facebook community group, Cicerone Connect. Please send any feedback or questions to Hannah and Joe by emailing live@cicerone.co.uk. We hope you enjoy exploring the world with Cicerone.

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    • 26 min

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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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