TWO ATTRACTIVE NEW pocket-sized books exploring the best themed short circular walks in the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park arrive on UK bookshelves this month.

Part of the hugely popular Top 10 Walks series covering the finest UK National Parks, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs: Lochside Walks and Hill Walks and Easy Summits, by well-known Scottish outdoor writer Keith Fergus, are published by Northern Eye Books at just £5.99 each.

These eye-catching and cleverly structured books give walkers the ten finest routes for several different themes in each area, in an attractive, colourful, pocketable A6 format.

With clear information, an overview and introduction for each walk, expertly written numbered directions, large-scale Ordnance Survey mapping, superb panoramic photographs, and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in clarity and ease-of-use.

Featured walks in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park include: Lochside Walks: Luss, Balloch Castle Country Park, Loch Lomond NNR, Balmaha & Milarrochy, Sallochy Wood & Dun Maoil, Loch Katrine, Loch Ard, Loch Katrine & Loch Arklet, Inversnaid & Loch Lomond and Loch Venachar Hill Walks & Easy Summits: Cruach Tairbeirt, Beinn Dubh & Mid Hill, Duncryne, Conic Hill, Craigmore, Lime Craig, Ben Gullipen, Ben A’an, Callander Craig and Beinn an t-Sidhein.