From Cumbria, with the wildest and most spectacular scenery in England, to Northumberland, the most unspoilt county, with the extraordinary scenery of the Lake District in between: the North of England will not disappoint. Footprint Focus provides invaluable information on transport, accommodation, eating and entertainment to ensure that your trip includes the best of this attractive region of the UK. • Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around the Lake District, Cumbria & Northumberland. • Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and seek adventure. • Includes information on tour operators and activities, from the holy island of Lindisfarne to exploring Hadrian’s Wall. • Detailed maps for Lake District, Cumbria & Northumberland and around. • Slim enough to fit in your pocket. With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known attractions, Footprint Focus Lake District, Cumbria & Northumberland provides concise and comprehensive coverage of one of England’s most striking regions.
PLACES & PEOPLES: PICTORIAL WORKS. The Lake District is one of the world's most beautiful regions, attracting millions to its unspoilt countryside each year. Now in paperback, this definitive book is a must for visitors and natives alike; even those who know and love Cumbria will find much here that is new and revealing. This monumental work, complemented by 200 magnificent illustrations, covers every aspect of Cumbria. The history, the people, the architecture, the topography, the arts and the tourist attractions are all expertly and lovingly described. Based upon a deep knowledge of almost every valley and fell, the book comprehensively embraces all that is noteworthy from Morecambe Bay in the south to the Scottish border in the north, and from the Irish Sea coast in the west to the Pennines in the east.
Popular TV ghosthunter, Clive Kristen, takes the reader in search of grueseome tales of malevolence. The stories are woven into their historical context and take the reader to spooktacular places, amidst fabulous scenery. From grisly murders to wronged women to unfinished business, there's a sppok for every story!
This is the 6th edition of Hidden Places exploring one of the U.K's most popular regions for visitors and will be printed in full colour The Lake District is famous for its grand, austere mountain scenery intersected by fast flowing rivers and languid lakes but it also offers visitors much more - isolated hamlets and picturesque villages, quiet lanes and a deep literary and industrial heritage. The ideal subject for the Hidden Places, the book is packed with information and coloured photographs on the more secluded and little known venues for food, accommodation and places of interest as well as the more enduring attractions of the region. This edition incorporates the redesigned covers for regional titles and features eye-catching photographs of the Whislatter Pass, Whitehaven and Wastwater.
This guidebook describes 30 low-level day walks in the valleys, beside the lakes and on the low fells of the Lake District, suitable for walkers of all abilities. Each route is illustrated with OS map extracts, and range from 7 to 17km in length, with no technical difficulties over terrain from wide constructed trails to narrow paths on open fell. Walkers who know the Lakes well may have missed some of the lower gems covered here from delightful wooded glades and sparkling tarns hidden in green folds on the hillside to tumultuous waterfalls and glacier-carved valleys towered over by craggy mountains, this guidebook aims to seek out the best lower level walks the Lake District have to offer. Located across the whole of the Lake District, the walks are divided into five sections: South Lakes (Windermere, Coniston, Duddon and the south), Central Lakes (Ambleside, Langdale, Grasmere and Thirlmere), Western Valleys (Eskdale, Wasdale and the Buttermere area), North Lakes (Keswick, Borrowdale and Derwentwater) and Eastern Lakes (Ullswater and Patterdale).
DIVPacked with facts, figures, biographies, recipes, poems and lists, this is an entertaining and informative ramble through the Lake District. Discover the area's best fells, walks, views, food and pubs, all chosen by people in the know. Learn the lingo of Cumbrian sheepdog trials and wrestling, and uncover the secrets of cooking sticky toffee pudding and Kendal mint cake. The Lake District Miscellany has everything you need to know about this much-loved part of the country - and a few things you never thought you wanted to know. This title is also available as an ebook, in either Kindle, ePub or PDF editions /div
Discover the Lake District's hidden wildlife, geology and archaeology while enjoying walks in beautiful surroundings. With walks from one to six miles readers can become nature detectives and solve the hidden mysteries
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.