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Walk Ullswater Patterdale

Author : Bill Birkett
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Fifteen Walks from Patterdale and Ullswater

Author : Paul Buttle
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Walking the Lake District Fells Patterdale

Author : Mark Richards
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This guide describes ascents of 35 Lake District fells that can be climbed from Patterdale, Ambleside and the Grasmere, Thirlmere and Ullswater valleys. The area is home to some of Lakeland's most celebrated peaks - including the mighty Helvellyn, commanding over the classic arête scrambles of Striding Edge and Swirral Edge - with many summits connected by airy ridges affording great views and highly pleasurable walking. Unlike other guidebooks which describe a single or limited number of routes to a particular destination, the aim of the Walking the Lake District Fells series is to offer all the options. These are presented as numbered sections which can be combined to create infinite possibilities - from simple ascents to longer ridge routes. You'll find the classics and popular routes alongside less traditional alternatives perfect for the wandering spirit. The series gives you both the freedom to devise your own routes and the information to make informed decisions, thanks to the clear descriptions of the routes, terrain, hazards, interesting features and safe descent paths should the weather close in. Also included are a handful of classic ridge routes for longer fell days. Mark Richards' inimitable text is complemented by HARVEY mapping and the author's own beautiful sketch topos and panoramas. Perfect for keen hillwalkers and peak-baggers alike and ideal both for pre-planning and use on the hill, Walking the Lake District Fells is the new incarnation of the Fellranger series, which sees the volumes updated and trimmed to a more practical size. These true connoisseurs' guides are sure to inspire you to get out and explore the beautiful fells of Lakeland. For those collecting fell summits, a 'Fellrangers' hill list register can be found on the Long Distance Walkers Association website.

More Tea Shop Walks in the Lake District

Author : Norman Buckley
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Norman and June Buckley show the reader how to enjoy the best of England''s walking country and the indul gence of afternoon tea in this new collection of walks in th e Lake District. '

All Terrain Pushchair Walks

Author : Ruth Irons
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This book contains 30 all-terrain pushchair routes including leisurely ambles around fascinating Lakeland villages, moderate walks on well-graded tracks and tougher hikes across wild, windswept fells.

Waterside Walks in the Lake District

Author : Colin Shelbourn
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Ranging from a short stroll to more strenuous hikes, the 25 walks in this compilation take in the stunning scenery and richness of wildlife found throughout the Lake District. Clear and easy-to-follow maps accompany each walk

Lake District High Level and Fell Walks

Author : Vivienne Crow
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This guidebook describes the best 30 high level fell walks in the Lake District. Every route is graded for difficulty and ranges between 4 - 14 miles (7 - 23km) and includes OS map extracts and variant routes. The walks are divided into 6 sections: the Keswick area, Borrowdale and Buttermere, the Western Valleys, Coniston and Langdale, Ambleside, Grasmere and Windermere, or Ullswater. The walks combine Lakeland classics with lesser-known adventures. From classic horseshoes, such as the Newlands Round and the Fairfield Horseshoe, and traditional ascents of England's most iconic mountains, including its highest peaks Scafell Pike, Scafell, Helvellyn and Skiddaw, to routes onto some of the quieter summits including Gray Crag and Beda Fell, or quieter routes onto popular fells including Blencathra and Red Screes. Covering both rocky terrain and grassy hills, most of the paths are relatively easy-to-follow in clear conditions, but may require good navigational skills when the clouds roll in. The guidebook also includes information to enhance your walking, from historical, geological and wildlife detail, to advice on travelling to and around the Lake District, and how to best prepare for an excellent day out on the fells.

Lake District Low Level and Lake Walks

Author : Vivienne Crow
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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).

Walking the Wainwrights

Author : Stuart Marshall
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This text provides a compact guide to the ascent of all 214 peaks described in the late Alfred Wainwright's seven-volume pictorial guide to the Lakeland fells. It is designed to be taken on the fells, and not left at home on a bookshelf

The Eastern Fells

Author : Alfred Wainwright
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The Eastern Fells include the greatest single concentrated mass of high ground in Lakeland: a tremendous barrier running north and south, high and steep all along its length, rising to above 3000 feet on Helvellyn – the most-often climbed mountain in the Lake District. Popular resorts such as Ambleside and Grasmere lie in this sector of the fells, as does the beautiful Patterdale valley (the best base, in Wainwright's view, for exploring the area). The Pictorial Guides by A. Wainwright, written half a century ago, have been treasured by generations of walkers. This edition of The Eastern Fells is freshly reproduced from Wainwright's original hand-drawn pages.

Travels of an Everyday Man

Author : David Ferguson Elliott
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Travels of an Everyday Man follows the adventures of David Ferguson Elliott, as he discovers countries far and wide. His impressions of cultures around the world will delight you and leave you waiting for his next book, showcasing his further travels. When the author was a young man, he broke his leg while rock climbing. For rehabilitation therapy, he began taking long-distance treks. See the world through the eyes of a man who ventured throughout Britain, then on to Morocco, where he ascended Mount Toubkal, the highest mountain in North Africa. Afterward, he began a solo crossing of the western half of Switzerland, and then visited Japan to climb Fujiyama. Accepting a challenge to raise money for cancer research, Elliott completed a 100-kilometer walk in the Himalaya. He climbed Kala Pattar, which is 5,550 meters high, and is revered for its spectacular views of Mount Everest. His book is peppered with wildlife sightings and contains 42 photos. First-time author David Ferguson Elliott is completing a second book about his travels to other parts of the world.He is inspired by mountain climber Norman Croucher, who suffered a serious accident and amputation, but still went on to climb mountains. Elliott is retired and is free to travel where the spirit takes him. He grew up in Matlock, Derbyshire, England, and now resides in Fuente Alamo, Murcia, Spain. Publisher's website: http: //

Walking in Cumbria s Eden Valley

Author : Vivienne Crow
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Guidebook to 30 of the best walks in Cumbria's Eden Valley. The graded routes, which range from 3 to 15 miles, explore the region's diverse landscapes and offer dramatic views, either of the Pennines, the Lake District or the Scottish hills. The walks, which work well from bases such as Kirkby Steven, Dufton and Appleby, are predominantly circular. Some of the linear routes link with the Settle-Carlisle railway. Map extracts from the 1:50K OS Landranger series accompany route description, and the handy route summary table makes it easy for walkers to compare routes. Invaluable information on transport and accommodation is included, as are notes on the region's geology, wildlife and history. Situated next to the iconic Lake District, the Eden Valley is often overlooked as a walking destination. This works in its favour - it is as quiet as it is scenic - making it the perfect destination for those looking to escape the crowds. The featured routes are designed to give the walker a taste of everything the area has to offer. From peaceful woodland strolls to serious moorland hikes, and from explorations of the limestone uplands to walks on the Solway marshes, they visit just about every nook and cranny in the valley.

The Ullswater Undertaking

Author : Rebecca Tope
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Spring has brought many new beginnings into the world of Persimmon ‘Simmy’ Brown. Not only has her baby arrived, but she and her fiancé Christopher have moved to the historic village of Hartsop – and their forthcoming nuptials are only a short month away. But when a former acquaintance of Christopher’s reminds him of an undertaking made a decade previously but failed to fulfil, their lives soon take a sinister – and deadly – turn. Yet even with a young baby to consider Simmy cannot ignore her instinct to investigate, especially when the murder has a personal link to her soon-to-be husband. Ably assisted by her would-be detective friend Ben, can Simmy puzzle out this reckoning from the past and protect her family in time for the wedding bells to chime?

The Rough Guide to England

Author : Robert (NA) Andrews
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This is a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute handbook to England. It includes recommendations of the best places to stay, eat and drink, in all budget ranges and in all regions. It also includes accounts of every type of attraction.

The Rough Guide to the Lake District

Author : Jules Brown
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The Rough Guide to the Lake District is the ultimate travel companion for discovering England's most celebrated scenic area, from the literary sites of Grasmere to cruising on Lake Windermere and all the alpine landscapes and picturesque villages in between. Foodies are directed to the regions best restaurants and most authentic old inns and pubs whilst walkers can enjoy all the walks included in the BBC's popular 'Wainright Walks' series with Julia Bradbury. Whether you're looking for a walker's hostel or boutique hotel, caf�, gastro-pub, farmhouse B&B or country-house hotel, this guide has the lowdown on all the best deals. The Rough Guide to the Lake District is loaded with practical information from family ticket prices and opening times to advice on travelling around the region relying on the clearest maps of any guide. Explore all corners of the Lake District with authoritative background on everything from the history of rock-climbing to the impact of the Renee Zellweger's Beatrix Potter movie. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to the Lake District.

The Waterfalls of England

Author : Griffith J. Fellows
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From Northumberland in the north to the southern tip of Cornwall there are over 200 easily accessible waterfalls to admire. Each waterfall is given a unique star rating for its attractiveness and appeal together with clear directions and graded access according to the severity of the route.

Britain s Best Small Hills

Author : Phoebe Smith
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Hot on the success of Wilderness Weekends, one of the top selling guides in 2015, award-winning travel writer Phoebe Smith returns with more great outdoor experiences tailored not just for the hard-core wilderness enthusiast but for novices and newbie hillwalkers alike. Take a friend, or take the kids - or both! - and climb one of Phoebe's favourite hills. There are 60 of them detailed in this easy-to-follow guide which champions a new easy-access approach to hillwalking. With 20 hills each in England, Wales and Scotland, from just 120 metres to a manageable 609 metres, and from Cornwall to the Scottish Highlands, there's bound to be a hill for you. 'When it comes to mountains society seems to be obsessed with height' says Phoebe Smith. 'But those who shun peaks based on measurement are truly missing out. Following on from the success of Wilderness Weekends, people are always asking me where they can take a friend, partner or young child that will help convince them that the outdoors - and hills - are worth the effort. Answering that need is this book, it's all about minimum effort for maximum results.' Each walk also includes tips on safety, kit, weather, walking responsibly, maps, tackling hills sensibly, and taking children, friends and reluctant walkers.

The Thorough Guide to the English Lake District

Author : Mountford John Byrde Baddeley
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Practical Guide to the English Lake District

Author : Henry Irwin Jenkinson
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The Rough Guide to the Lake District Travel Guide eBook

Author : Rough Guides
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The Rough Guide to the Lake District is the best all-purpose guide to the English Lake District, beautifully illustrated with colour photos and full-colour maps. Comprehensive, lively reviews outline the finest places to stay and eat for every budget, all fully revised for this seventh edition by our Lakes expert. Whether you're looking for a walker's hostel or boutique hotel, simple café or swanky gastropub, farmhouse B&B or country-house hotel, The Rough Guide to the Lake District has the lowdown on all the best deals. The guide includes detailed information on the best way to get around by public transport, plus special features on the great outdoors focussing on local walks, classic hikes, mountain climbs, lake cruises and family adventures. The "Things Not to Miss" section pinpoints some of the absolute must-sees, while author picks throughout The Rough Guide to the Lake District highlight personal favourites and special places that are less well known. Whether you're on a walking holiday or family break, you can discover all the facts you need - from full opening times and admission prices to festival dates and walking routes, plus history, culture, nature, and wildlife of the English lakes to help you make the most of your time in the Lake District.