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ISBN: 9781841145181
The Lake District
The Lake District
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This sumptuous, large-format book is a journey of discovery through the Lake District, one of the most popular walking and climbing areas in the UK. The 21 walks included are of varying lengths and difficulties, each one being carefully selected to produce a constant variety of interest.

The walks are broken down into 10 different areas, each with an introductory section, enabling a thorough exploration of each area, and helping walkers to select weekend walks in close proximity to each other. The selected walks explore the main mountain groups and cover the various types of scenery and also reflect its many and varied facets such as geology, people, history and the working landscape. Most of the walks are situated within the National Park. Walks range from relatively easy ones to some demanding expeditions over wild mountain terrain, some of them involving sections of scrambling.

This beautifully-produced book, copiously illustrated by over 250 of Jerry Rawsonís stunning landscape photographs, gives an exciting new dimension to the Lake District National Park and will act as a superb reminder of the variety and dramatic scenery of the area. It will provide a tempting invitation to pull on the boots and discover Lakelandís fells, or it may simply act as a mouth-watering souvenir of some of the most glorious scenery in one of Britainís favourite areas.

Jerry Rawson has been walking and rock climbing in the Lake District for more than four decades, and although he now lives in the Peak District, he still has a strong affinity for the area. His work has featured in numerous books and magazines including Lakeland Walker and tgo magazines. His recently published and critically acclaimed walking books include Discovering the Moors and Dales of the Peak District, Discover the Yorkshire Dales and Discover Snowdonia for Halsgrove.

ISBN 1841145181, hardback, 230x215mm, 144 pages. Published July 2006.

REVIEWS: Lakeland Walker, The Great Outdoors Magazine, Whitehaven News, The Cumberland News.

Arthur Ransome's Lake DistrictArthur Ransome's Lake District - £14.99
Jon Sparks follows in the footsteps of Arthur Ransome's Swallows & Amazons. Through extensive detective work he unearths the real-life counterparts of the fictional locations. But what really sets this book apart is the superb photography - everything you would expect from this award winning Lake District photographer.
Lake District MoodsLake District Moods - £12.95
From the smallest detail to the grandest panorama, these photographs celebrate the endless variety of Lake District scenery. The searching light of a clear winter morning; dramatic stormy skies; the soft light of a misty day: all find a place in this splendid evocation by Jon Sparks.
Lakeland & Cumbria from the AirLakeland & Cumbria from the Air - £14.99
Ronny Mitchell’s unique aerial view of the Lake District vividly shows the effect that man has had on this treasured landscape over the last two millennia. Stunning images are drawn from his collection of over 3000 photographs which he has taken from his light aircraft over the years.
Wild LakelandWild Lakeland - £14.99
After a scene-setting introduction, award-winning author Martin Varley takes us in turn to the Cumbrian coast; the freshwater habitats of lakes and rivers; the role of man on the Lakeland scene; through to woodlands, heath and the extreme habitats of the rocks and crags for which the area is perhaps best-known.
Lakeland Life in the 1940s and 1950sLakeland Life in the 1940s and 1950s - £24.95
Nostalgic pictures by Gwen Bertelsman show naturally the life and landscape of the Lake District in the 1940s and 1950s. There is no prejudice in her photographs, no effort to view the rural scene through rose-tinted spectacles. These are images of the everyday and include the period of the Second World War, when life in the Lake District was anything but ordinary, but possessed an intensity never seen before or again. Text by Martin Varley.
 
 
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