The guidebook is available through bookshops from distributors Cordee of Leicester. 96 pages. Available from Ramblers' Association, www.ramblers.org.uk/, and Offa's Dyke Association, www.offasdyke.demon.co.uk/. It is also available through online distributors such as Amazon.co.uk (just search for "Cambrian Way"). The list price is £6.50.
The guide is designed to be a compact, easy to carry, handbook full of practical information for planning and undertaking the walk. It contains a set of sketch maps of the route, including optional variants for access to accommodation, together with a general description of the route. A table of distances and ascents gives valuable help when planning each stage of the walk, as does the extensive list of accommodation addresses either on or close to the route, many of which are in remote areas and not widely advertised in other places.
In total, there are 106 sketch map sections, 107 B&B addresses, 16 Youth Hostels and 17 camp sites in the guide. The book is 8" X 5" in size (the same width as folded OS maps). The maps and route description are on the middle pages, thus facilitating removal if desired. Amendment sheets are issued periodically and inserted in the guidebook prior to sale.
The latest amendment sheet with or without the missing map can be obtained from the .pdf files below, which open in a new window. The map is intended to become page 97 of the guidebook. To print it at the correct size, ensure that Page Scaling: is set to None in the print dialogue box. The sheet can then be trimmed to 8" X 4.5" to affix into the back of the guidebook.
27th Mar 2013 (.pdf files) - P97 Map and Amendments (90 kb) Amendments Only (37 kb)
Stage Planner Update
Following a recent exercise of plotting the route using the Ordnance Survey's Getamap Service, some discrepancies have been found in figures shown in the Stage Planning section of the guidebook, as well as figures quoted in other places throughout the book. An amended Stage Planner can be obtained from the .pdf file below.
Stage Planner Update 3rd Feb 2012 (76 kb)
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