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Books by Steve Davison

Over the years, I have written and illustrated a number of books, including guidebooks published by Cicerone Press such as Walking on Dartmoor, Walking in the New Forest and Walking the Kennet and Avon Canal. These guidebooks detail a range of walks, from easy wanders to full day walks, that allow you to explore some of the National Parks, National Landscapes (formerly Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - AONB) and tranquil open countryside that can be found in southern and south-west England.

To find out more about each of my books, just click on the 'Click for more information...' links below; books are available direct from the publisher (see the relevant link on each book page), through local independent bookshops, or online from various outlets, including Bookshop.org. If you have any comments, or would like more information on any of my books, please contact me; information about new guidebooks may also be found on my social media channels.
Walking on Dartmoor cover
Walking on Dartmoor - 40 varied walks that explore the Dartmoor National Park

Walking in the New Forest Cover
Walking in the New Forest - 30 easy walks exploring the New Forest National Park

Walking the Kennet & Avon Canal Cover
Walking the Kennet and Avon Canal - from Reading to Bristol and 20 separate walks

Walking in the Chilterns Cover
Walking in the Chilterns - 35 walks in the Chiltern Hills from the River Thames to Hitchin

Walking the Ridgeway National Trail Cover
Walking the Ridgeway National Trail - from Avebury to Ivinghoe Beacon in both directions

Walking in the North Wessex Downs Cover
Walking in the North Wessex Downs - 30 walks exploring the North Wessex Downs

Guide to Dorset Pub Walks Cover
Guide to Dorset Pub Walks - 20 easy walks, each one visiting a great local pub

The North Wessex Downs Cover
The North Wessex Downs - the landscape, geology and prehistoric treasures

Walking the Great Stones Way Cover
Walking the Great Stones Way - Swindon to Salisbury via Avebury and Stonehenge

Walking in the Thames Valley Cover
Walking in the Thames Valley - 25 adventurous walks exploring the Thames Valley

Book Contributions
Acting as either a contributor, or updater, I have provided both images and words for a number of books. These have included:
Book cover - Walks for all ages South Downs
On behalf of the publisher, I provided three walks and several colour images for their book 'Walks for all ages South Downs National Park'.

Publisher: Bradwell Books

ISBN: 9781910551424

Publication Date: 2017
(first edition)
Book cover - 50 walks in Dorset
On behalf of the publisher, I updated six of the walks for their book '50 walks in Dorset'.

Publisher: AA Publishing

ISBN: 9780749574000

Publication Date: 2013
(third edition)
Book cover - Best walks in the Chilterns
On behalf of the publisher, I undertook a full revision of their book 'Best Walks in the Chilterns', including updated text, new photographs and new maps.

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Ltd

ISBN: 9780711232884

Publication Date: 2012
(revised edition)