PACMAT Christmas reading list
As Christmas approaches, here is a list of books we think would make great gifts for the outdoor lovers in your life, (or just as a treat for yourself!)
100 Great Walks with Kids
Jen Benson and Sim Benson
This book is perfect for families with children, including buggy and carrier friendly routes. There are ideas for everything from beaches and woodland to lakes and woodland including café stops along the way.
The Book of Knots
Geoffrey Budsworth and Jason Dalton
The perfect book for anyone seeking to learn essential outdoor survival skills. This book contains clear diagrams and step-by-step instructions for tying over 125 practical knots.
Beautiful botanical illustrations by artist Rachel Pedder-Smith accompany international recipes for food made from delicious foraged ingredients.
The Alps – A Natural Companion
Paul Gannon and Jim Langley
This book is perfect for Alps beginners, including information on the mountains' geology, flowers and walks.
"Climb a hill, jump in a river, sleep under the stars" Microadventures is the book for those who have come to think adventure is out of their reach. This book has a range of ways you can adventure with limited time, money and equipment.
The Peak District Guide
This is the ultimate guide to the Peak District, containing walks, pubs cafes and accommodation. With simple and clear maps and stunning images.
The Peak District
This is a stunning collection of 100 photos taken in the Peak District National Park, contained in a hardback book, perfect for inspiring your next visit.
For the youngsters
Karen Beddow and Lyndsay Macaulay
This story book collection from Mini Travelers is perfect for reading comprehension tasks for ages 8 to11
The Dartmoor Christmas Tree
The Two Blondes
A very special Christmas story set in the equally special Dartmoor National Park
Jo Scholfield and Fiona Danks
Let your imagination run with outdoor play. Loads of things you can make or do with a stick.
101 Things For Kids To Do Outside
Packed with ideas for things to do with kids outside. From quick 10 minute activities to a full day of fun and experience.