Berkshire Walking Guidebooks and Maps
Find below a display of guidebooks and maps for rambling in Berkshire. Many guidebooks are out of print but available from third-parties via Amazon.
The Ordnance Survey “Explorer” maps are available in standard quality (shown), as well as the tougher all-weather type.
We welcome suggestions for inclusion.
In time, we hope to add walks to this page – we welcome input.
“Fully revised and updated this popular guide covers over 125 miles of easy walking across the eastern side of the Royal County. Twenty Four mainly circular country walks around Maidenhead, Wokingham, Bracknell and Ascot, from the hillsides above the Thames at Wargrave and Cookham to the glades of Windsor Great Park and Finchampstead Ridges. With detailed route descriptions and clear, accurate mapping this book is an ideal companion for exploring your local countryside.”
– Rambling for Pleasure in East Berkshire.”
“Walking is one of Britain’s favourite leisure activities, and this guide to Berkshire and Buckinghamshire features 50 mapped walks from two to ten miles, to suit all abilities. The book features all the practical detail you need, accompanied by fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife of the area, and clear mapping for ease of use. Every route has been colour coded according to difficulty. All walks are annotated with local points of interest and places to stop for refreshments. Every walk is given a summary of distance, time, gradient, level of difficulty, type of surface and access, landscape, dog friendliness, parking and public toilets.”
– 50 Walks in Berkshire & Buckinghamshire