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Duo’s ramblings set to be in print

By Ashbourne News Telegraph  |  Posted: January 17, 2013

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AN ANECDOTAL walking guide to the Derwent Valley Heritage Way is set to be published in April.

Mike Warner from Ashbourne, has been a keen long-distance walker since the 1970s and has teamed up with former BBC Radio Derby journalist, Ashley Franklin, to write Derbyshire Ramblings, Walking In Circles Down The Derwent Valley.

The book details 19 brand new circular walks, devised by Mr Warner, taking in the breadth of the Derwent Valley.

Featuring amusing anecdotes, insights into the historical importance of the area by Mr Franklin, as well as a host of his photographs, the book will soon be availavble in a pre-publication special subscription edition.

A limited edition run of 250 hardback copies which will include a page dedicated to subscribers who sign up for the hardback will be available for a pre-publication price of £20 by filling in an online form.

However, come April, the book will be on sale in hardback at £25 and paperback at £14.99.

Mr Warner, who lives in Ashbourne, is featured on the prestigious Hill Walker’s Register which is compiled by the Long Distance Walkers Association.

Having climbed every mountain in Scotland and hill in England, completed all 214 Wainwright peaks in the Lake District as well as walked the 250 Coast to Coast, 171 mile Offa’s Dyke, 148 mile Thames Path, the 96 mile West Highland Way and tackling the 272 mile Penine Way every five years, Mr Warner

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