Christopher Somerville has been walking, exploring and writing all over the world for 30 years, for the last 15 as the Walking Correspondent of the Daily Telegraph. Christopher Somerville's 100 Best Walks presents a personal selection of his best walks. Read individually they are a wealth of evocative observations of people, places, moods and reflections. As a collection, they take the reader on a vivid and unforgettable adventure through Britain townscapes and countryside. With over forty map illustrations for individual walks, area maps showing the walk locations, easy to follow directions and laid out by region, this volume is a comprehensive guide to walking your way through Britain.
Christopher Somerville has spent a lifetime in search and celebration of wild places among the fields and woods, back hills, shores and upland wildernesses of Britain and Ireland.
He is the author of over thirty books, including the bestselling Coast and Coast: The Journey Continues, which accompanied the celebrated BBC2 series. He writes on walking and the outdoors for the Daily Telegraph, The Times, the Guardian and many other publications.