Ivver Sen by Keith Richardson

Through the stories of the Cumbrian men and women who work the land this book explores the traditional ways of life that have made the Lake District what it is today but also resonates with what is slowly being lost as time moves ever onwards. Keith Bowen's exquisite pastel drawings are so real the characters leap from the page. This book is an absolute delight.

Blackbird Diaries by Karen Lloyd

Karen Lloyd's prose gently and lyrically takes us along with her on her daily walks around the hills and valleys of south Lakeland. From the nest-building blackbirds in her garden to the wildlife she encounters we travel with through all four seasons in every weather.

Body Breaker by Mike Craven

I knew, after the first few pages, that I was going to struggle to put this book down! Mike Craven's knowledge of Police procedure adds an authenticity to this gripping tale. Twists and turns aplenty will keep you guessing until the very last page.

The Yards of Kendal by Trevor Hughes and Arthur Nicholls

The absolute runaway bestseller of the year and the book that Kendal has been waiting for! A full, detailed and illustrated look at the unique yards that are a characteristic feature of the town. From their origins in Norman times through the bustle of their life as communities with workshops and cottages their past is brought vividly to life in this fascinating book.

Lancashire in Photographs by Jon Sparks

This book really shows off the vastly contrasting scenery of Lancashire. From misty canals to estuarys at dawn, limestone crags to sandy beaches, ancient woodlands to village greens in springtime Jon Sparks has truly captured the essence of this beautiful county.

Trails with Tales by Beth and Steve Pipe

Sometimes overlooked in the shadow of the Lake District the area around Arnside, Silverdale and Leighton Moss is quite magical. Following the walks in this book will take you to hidden places, forgotten paths and offer some of the most spectacular views and, along the way, learn of the history and folklore of this area.

There is no Map in Hell by Steve Birkinshaw

Completing The Wainwright Challenge is equivalent to two marathons and 5000m of ascent everyday for a week. This totally awe-inspiring book outlines the extreme physical and mental challenges Steve Birkinshaw faced in trying to beat Joss Naylor's long held record.

The Cumbria Colouring Book by The History Press

What a brilliant way to produce your own pieces of Lake District art! Outlines of Cumbria's past and present, lakes and waterfalls, steam trains and Lake Steamers, villages and harbours, even the view from Scafell Pike await your brushes or pens.

Long View by Harriet and Rob Fraser

Seven “remarkably ordinary” trees that we would probably just pass by are shown to us by Rob and Harriet Fraser as being quite extraordinary. As you take in each page of this beautifully written and illustrated book you will find yourself connecting ever deeper with the natural world around us.

Trail and Fell Running in the Lake District by Kingsley Jones

Packed with detailed route plans and every piece of information you could possibly need this book will both inspire beginners along the paths of Grizedale Forest and tempt the more experienced towards the ultimate challenge of Sky Running on Pinnacle Ridge. This is Cicerone Press at its very best.