The Photographer's Guide to the Lake District

Author: Ellen Bowness

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Page: 112

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A comprehensive location guide for landscape photography in the Lake District, this book contains detailed directions to over 50 brilliant locations, including lakes, tarns, waterfalls, viewpoints, caves and stone circles.

Photographing the Lake District

Author: Stuart Holmes

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Category: Lake District (England)

Page: 320

View: 168

'Photographing the Lake District' is a comprehensive photographic-location guidebook to the most beautiful places to take photographs in the English Lake District. The book guides the reader to beautiful places and gives advice on how to take the best photographs when there.

The Rough Guide to the Lake District

Author: Jules Brown

Publisher: Penguin

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Category: Travel

Page: 296

View: 797

The Rough Guide to the Lake District, features comprehensive reviews of the finest places to stay and eat for every budget, based on personal inspection by a long-time Lakes expert. Whether you're looking for a walker's hostel or boutique hotel, café or gastro-pub, farmhouse B&B or country-house hotel, this guide has the lowdown on all the best deals. There's detailed information on the best way to get around by public transport, while special features on the great outdoors focus on local walks, classic hikes, mountain climbs, lake cruises and family adventures. Whether you're on a walking holiday or family break you can discover all the facts you need - from current opening times to festival dates. There's also background information on the history, culture, nature and wildlife of the English Lakes, and plenty of special features - from the history of rock-climbing or a rundown of music festivals to the fascinating lives of the locals. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to the Lake District. Now available in ePub format.

The Near Eastern Fells

Walking guide to the Lake District

Author: Mark Richards

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

View: 543

Lakeland Fellranger guidebook covering 35 summits in the Near Eastern Fells of the Lake District, including a variety of walks in the mighty range of hills including Helvellyn, Hart Side and Fairfield, that sit between Ambleside, Ullswater and Grasmere. The area is flanked to the west by Grasmere, Dunmail Raise and Thirlmere, and to the east by Kirkstone Pass, Patterdale and Ullswater. Each of the 35 fells has a dedicated chapter describing a plethora of walking routes of differing characters and difficulties (from wide bridleways up to easy scrambles), which can easily be combined to make ascents, descents, traverses or ridge routes. The chapter begins with a customised Harvey map that illustrates the routes, and shows ridge connections to neighbouring fells to assist in the planning of extended walks. In many instances pen and ink drawn diagrams show the routes from a given perspective to assist visualisation. The guidebook is fully illustrated throughout with clear elevation diagrams, detailed summit panoramas and lots of inspiring photographs. The Near Eastern Fells is part of the eight-volume Lakeland Fellranger series by Mark Richards. Together they provide a comprehensive guide to explore and enjoy the fells of the Lake District, with a selection of routes up more than 220 hills.

William Wordsworth and the Invention of Tourism, 1820-1900

Author: Assoc Prof Saeko Yoshikawa

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 280

View: 725

In her study of the opening of the English Lake District to mass tourism, Saeko Yoshikawa examines William Wordsworth’s role in the rise and development of the region as a popular destination. For the middle classes on holiday, guidebooks not only offered practical information, but they also provided a fresh motive and a new model of appreciation by associating writers with places. The nineteenth century saw the invention of Robert Burns’s and Walter Scott’s Borders, Shakespeare’s Stratford, and the Brontë Country as holiday locales for the middle classes. Investigating the international cult of Wordsworthian tourism, Yoshikawa shows both how Wordsworth’s public celebrity was constructed through the tourist industry and how the cultural identity of the Lake District was influenced by the poet’s presence and works. Informed by extensive archival work, her book provides an original case study of the contributions of Romantic writers to the invention of middle-class tourism and the part guidebooks played in promoting the popular reputations of authors.

AIA Guide to the Minneapolis Lake District

Author: Larry Millett

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press

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Category: Architecture

Page: 113

View: 270

Let architecture critic Larry Millett be your guide to one of the most picturesque neighborhoods in the Twin Cities, a treasure trove of architectural styles and storied homes. Whether you are discovering the Purcell-Cutts House near Lake of the Isles or the Suburban World Theater, this guidebook will satisfy your craving for details about the structures and the people who built them. AIA Guide to the Minneapolis Lake District offers up walking tours of Lake Harriet, Lake Calhoun and Uptown, Lowry Hill, and Lake of the Isles. Each tour is copiously illustrated with current and historic photographs and paired with a detailed map. This deeply informative guidebook is perfect for tourists discovering the Twin Cities or residents exploring what is right next door. Larry Millett has written extensively about Twin Cities architecture, notably in AIA Guide to the Twin Cities, Twin Cities Then and Now, and Lost Twin Cities. His fascination for Speed Graphic photography is displayed in Murder Has A Public Face and Strange Days, Dangerous Nights.

The Central Fells

Walking guide to the Lake District

Author: Mark Richards

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

View: 147

Lakeland Fellranger guidebook covering 28 summits in the Central Fells of the Lake District, including a variety of ascents in the high ground between Great Langdale and Keswick. The area is flanked to the west by Stake Pass, Langstrath, Borrowdale and Derwentwater, and to the east by Grasmere, Dunmail Raise and Thirlmere. Each of the 28 fells has a dedicated chapter describing a plethora of walking routes of differing characters and difficulties (from wide bridleways up to easy scrambles), which can easily be combined to make ascents, descents, traverses or ridge routes. The chapter begins with a customised Harvey map that illustrates the routes, and shows ridge connections to neighbouring fells to assist in the planning of extended walks. In many instances pen and ink drawn diagrams show the routes from a given perspective to assist visualisation. The guidebook is fully illustrated throughout with clear elevation diagrams, detailed summit panoramas and lots of inspiring photographs. The Central Fells is part of the eight-volume Lakeland Fellranger series by Mark Richards. Together they provide a comprehensive guide to explore and enjoy the fells of the Lake District, with a selection of routes up more than 220 hills.

Touring Cultures

Transformations of Travel and Theory

Author: Chris Rojek

Publisher: Routledge

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Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 379

It is becoming ever clearer that while people tour cultures, cultures and objects themselves are in a constant state of migration. This collection brings together some of the most influential writers in the field to examine the complex connections between tourism and cultural change and the relevance of tourist experience to current theoretical debates on space, time and identity.