Christmas Gifts for Walkers

November 16, 2017

We have a number of gifts/ideas for walkers this Christmas, many of them unique to Where2walk. Not only can you buy books, maps and mugs from us but we also can offer Navigation Days or Weekends including our new Learn a Skill, Climb a Hill course in Mallerstang.

If you are not sure what to choose then order a voucher and let the walker make the decision.

Exclusive Books

The Dales 30. The 120 page book describes the 30 mountains of the Yorkshire and Cumbrian Dales. The Dales 30 are an interesting new challenge for anyone visiting the area and the book is attractive, with great photos, personalised copy and fascinating anecdotes on the area. I would say that, I wrote it!

Find out more

The Top 500 Summits in the UK & Ireland. Another book that came from the Where2walk selection, the Top 500 describes one man’s journey through 50 years climbing al the highest mountains in Britain and Ireland. A coffee table book full of excellent photographs, route descriptions and maps of the walks this is a worthy addition to any walker’s book collection.

Find out more

Ordnance Survey Maps

We sell Ordnance Survey maps through Amazon but it would be much appreciated if you use this link as we do receive a small commission on the sales!!

Buy your maps here

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Mugs

For anyone who has climbed, about to climb the Yorkshire 3 Peaks or for someone who just wants a reminder of the area. The mugs are good value, robust and a perfect gift for a walker at Christmas.

£7.90 plus postage

Buy your 3 Peaks mug here

Navigation Days

Our dates are now available for these very popular 1 day courses. Running now for 5 years the aim is to ensure anyone who attends a course has more confidence, safer and is better equipped to push a bit further. Held in the village of Long Preston the courses are for Beginners or Intermediates, £55 for the day.

Find out more on the Navigation Course

Learn a Skill, Climb a Hill weekend

Brand new weekend training for walkers who wish to develop their map and compass skills with the ultimate goal to climb one of the 2,000 foot mountains in the area. A course with a purpose! Held in Mallerstang in the lovely and unspoilt Cumbrian Dales the weekends include 2 nights in the local country pub!

Hire a Guide for the Day

For any group who want to experience the outdoors but have never had the confidence to go further than the garden gate. Hire an experienced and knowledgeable guide for the day and they will take the group/individuals to somewhere they could never have gone on their own.

Fin out about our Hire a Guide service

Self Guided Walking Holidays

Walking Holidays

We book self guided walking holidays. The holidays usually move from place to place to give a full understanding of the area and we will book the accommodation, move the bags and provide a route with maps for the walk (planned around your own level of walking).

Try our Tailor Made service 


We also to sell vouchers for any of the above for the full/part cost. Just let us know how much you want and we will tailor and personalise the voucher for whoever is receiving it.

Email us to book a voucher.

Enjoy your walking


Most Popular Blogs

Special Walks beside a Lake. Lake District walks alongside a lake or an easily reached tarn

Best 10 Riverside Walks in the Dales. Some excellent rivers flow in the Dales making for some excellent walks.

Dales 30 Book Review . My own guide to the Dales 30 mountains of Yorkshire and Cumbria

10 more Short Walks . A further selection of the best short walks in the North.

15 Hidden Gems. Walks that are less popular but well worth discovering for yourself.

How to choose a Walking Holiday . Take a look at the walking holidays choice in the UK.

Top 500 Summits in the UK & Ireland. A review of this popular book exclusive to Where2walk

10 of my favourite Easy Fells.  Fells that are close to the road with great views and an enjoyable climb.

A weekend in Scotland. From snow to perfect weather, a typical Scottish weekend.

National Park Extension Approved. Some great newly protected walks

10 of my favourite short walks. Walks for a few hours any time any person

10 of my favourite Dales walks. This changes but these are my present favourites

10 Unusual approaches to Lakes Classic Walks. Says it all

10 Favourite Dales Villages  Includes favourite walks from the villages

Hidden Delights . Walks and walking areas away from the crowds

10 Reasons to Walk in the Dales. Self explanatory!

Growing up with the Wainwrights . Why the fells of the Lakes are so great

Challenges for Walkers – the Dales. Explore the Yorkshire Dales with a purpose

The Yorkshire 3 Peaks – discuss. Is the challenge good for the area?

Top 10 tips on Navigation. Make walking more enjoyable with a map & compass

Favourite 10 Mountains in Britain. A list and why I like them.

Wet weather walking . Some tips to make a walk in the wet fun.

Rules of Walking. Some simple advice to get the best out of your walks in the countryside

For a full list of all my blogs please click here

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