Our range of footprint map-guides has been growing steadily since the first title was produced in 1988. These map-guides offer a unique combination of quality, legibility, ease of use and value for money.
Many are now published on waterproof paper, including our best selling map-guide of the West Highland Way, between Glasgow and Fort William, Scotland.
The following pages carry full details of these publications and how to buy them.
The C2C Cycle Route
Workington & Whitehaven to Tynemouth & Sunderland
The Sea to Sea is one of Britain's most popular long distance cycle routes, 138 miles (222km) across the north of England. Much of the route follows traffic-free trails and quiet rural roads.
This map is divided into 3 sections, each portrayed on a separate panel. The route is marked in miles in the map, starting in Whitehaven or Workington. Text describing the route accompanies each section.
The Dales Way
Ilkley to Bowness-on-Windermere
The Dales Way is a 79 mile (127km) long distance trail in the north of England, running between Ilkley, in North Yorkshire and Bowness-on-Windermere, in Cumbria. Much of the route passes through the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks. Starting out in Ilkley, the route runs along Wharfedale, passing the impressive ruins of Bolton Priory and the attractive market town of Grassington. It continues along the River Wharfe through dramatic limestone scenery before it crosses The Pennines to reach Dentdale and Sedbergh. It then skirts the Howgill Fells and crosses the M6 motorway to finish overlooking Lake Windermere.
This map-guide is laid out for walkers travelling from Ilkley to Bowness, although walkers travelling in the opposite direction should find it equally useful. Each panel includes a detailed route map, route profile and helpful notes on navigation.
There are link routes from Bradford, Leeds and Harrogate to the start of the route at Ilkley.
Explore Fort William
Glen Nevis, Caledonian Canal, Spean Bridge and the Nevis Range Mountain Bike Trails
This specially produced map & guide shows all the paths, tracks and trails in this popular part of Western Scotland, rightly called The Outdoor Capital of the UK. The map also includes lots of other useful information for when you're out and about; from where to get a bite to eat to hiring or fixing your bike.
Use the main map to plan your own route or use the individual maps overleaf to follow one of the suggested routes which have been carefully selected to take in some the best trails and views in the area.
Side 1: an overview map of Glen Nevis, Caledonian Canal, Spean Bridge & Nevis range
Side 2: nine specially surveyed routes for walkers, mountain bikers and trail runners. Each route is shown on its own map and is accompanied by detailed navigation notes.
Discover the Isles of Islay & Jura
Including Colonsay and Oronsay
A visitors map of two spectacularly different islands. Islay, known as the Queen of the Hebrides, is populous, fertile and hilly. Famed for the numerous whisky distilleries, the island also boasts beautiful beaches and coves, picturesque villages, numerous ancient ruins and a wide variety of wildlife.
Separated by only a narrow channel, the island of Jura could not be a greater contrast. A single, narrow road linking the small settlements runs past stunning mountain scenery - wild, rocky and remote, this is un-tamed Scotland at it's very best.
Discover the Orkney Islands
A group of islands close to the north coast of Scotland, Orkney has a visible history spanning more than 5500 years. From the world’s best preserved Neolithic settlement at Skara Brae, through numerous Bronze Age stone circles and burial mounds, Iron Age brochs, Medieval churches and cathedrals, to the remains from more recent events during two World Wars, there is almost too much to see.
The scenery is outstanding. A wild coastline (the Old Man of Hoy is one one islands most iconic images) is backed by a surprisingly rich and fertile countryside. From Mainland (the largest and most populated island) ferries run regular services to a further twelve islands (and three more can be reached by causeway). Wildlife is abundant, particularly sea birds and mammals such as seals, dolphins and whales. Most of the islands are low lying with good road networks, making exploring by car, bicycle or foot easy.
Discover the Shetland Islands
This map is the perfect companion to take for exploring the Shetland Islands. It is packed with lots of information on where to find the best that this group of islands has to offer visitors.
There is a wide range of wild landscapes: from magnificent coastlines with some of the finest beaches in Europe, to huge sea cliffs framing areas of windswept moorland.
There are also many important historic sites to visit, some of which are world famous spanning the long human occupation of the islands.
Buying Footprint map-guides
All our map-guides are on sale in local shops and tourist information centres.
However if you prefer you can purchase them directly from footprint.
Phone for details: 01786 479866
All our map-guides can be purchased online via the 'buy' button at the bottom of each description panel, or from www.cordee.co.uk