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Lake District - Park Rangers Favourite Walks

Lake District - Park Rangers Favourite Walks

This full colour walking guidebook contains 20 of the best routes chosen and written by the Lake District National Park Rangers. The walks, ranging from just under a mile to 9.3 miles, provide walks suitable for all abilities. There are detailed descriptions for each walk with highlighted maps and superb accompanying photographs. The book also includes an introductory chapter providing general information about the National Park along with walking and safety tips.

Each of the walks is introduced with a simple locator map followed by a brief description of the area, its geography and history and some notes on things you will encounter on your walk. Near the start of each walk chapter there is a panel giving distance, time and briefly describing the path conditions, and starting grid reference. The major part of each chapter is taken up with a large-scale map and a detailed point by point description of the route along with navigational tips.

The walk locations are:
Howtown to Patterdale (steamer return) - 6.8 miles
Aira Force and Glenridding - 7 miles
Dalemain Loop - 5.5 miles
Eycott Hill Nature Reserve - 2.5 miles
Lanty's Tarn and Glenridding - 3 miles
Rosthwaite to Grange (bus return) - 2.6 miles
Keswick, Threlkeld and Latrigg - 9.3 miles
Derwent Water - 4 miles
Buttermere - 4 miles
Friars Crag - 0.8 miles
Tarn Hows, lake and trees - 4.5 miles
Coniston Copper Trail - 3 miles
Eskdale and Stanley Ghyll - 3.1 miles
Silver How - 3.8 miles
Wasdale - 5 miles
Grasmere and Rydal - 6 miles
Langdale Valley - 5 miles
Historic Hawkshead and Wray Castle - 4.5 miles
Orrest Head - 1.6 miles
Cockshott Western Shore - 5 miles

ISBN 9780008439149 Pages 128 (2022) 125mm x 180mm

Price: 6.99