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Welcome to Hayloft's website

Hayloft publishes local, national and international books on mountaineering, countryside, history, farming, walking and the military. Since the company was founded 20 years ago it has published more than 200 titles.

From September 2018 Simon Boyd's book Lady Sybil will feature in the Last Tsar exhibition which will run for six months at the Science Museum in London. The author will give a talk at the Science Museum about Lady Sybil and her work with the Anglo-Russian Hospital before and during the First World War.

Two books have been entered in this year's Lakeland Book of the Year Award: Lakelanders and Remember to Smile: Looking for Kate

In July 2018 Dr Brian Frost-Smith, author of A Country Doctor was honoured to be invited to the NHS 70th anniversary celebrations in London and spoke of his time as one of the first doctors in the National Health Service.

Hayloft's book Remember to Smile: Looking for Kate was recently reviewed in The Guardian and in Good Housekeeping magazine. The Lakeland Dales by Robert Gambles won the Striding Edge Productions Prize for guides and places at the 2017 Hunter Davies Lakeland Book of the Year Awards. Three Hayloft books were on to the 2017 shortlist: An A-Z of Cumbria and The Lake District on Film by David Banning, Stop for Breakfast by Simon Temple-Bennett andThe Lakeland Dales by Robert Gambles

The Rock Queen herself Catherine Destivelle won the Mountaineering History Award at the 2016 International BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM & BOOK FESTIVAL Catherine Destivelle is one of the world's most famous climbers and Rock Queen is the first English version of her incredible story.

Anarchy or Establishment

A Small War in Eden

Reflections from the Lakes

Spitfire over Everest

Lakelanders: Stories and Poems

Lady Sybil: Empire, War & Revolution

Richmond & Swaledale: An Illustrated Visit

Shadow Cast by Mountains

Shadow Cast by Mountains

A Country Doctor

A Country Doctor


You can browse through our online catalogue if you click the links on the right, or for a complete list, go to the site index page. If you can't find what you need on our website or have a question please get in touch via the contact us page. Or, even better, keep your bookshop in business, and order a Hayloft book at your local bookshop.

Hayloft books are printed with an environmentally friendly policy with the offset of carbon emissions through support of Forest Protection in Pará, Brazil.

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