This attractive and cleverly structured guide gives walkers ten of the finest walks through the historic landscapes of the Lake District National Park in a popular pocketable format. With clear information, an overview and introduction for each walk, expertly written numbered directions, large scale Ordnance Survey maps, superb, eye-grabbing panoramic photographs, and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in clarity and ease of use.
Featured walks include: Castlerigg stone circle, Moor Divock stone circle, Carrock Fell hillfort, Hardknott Roman fort, Viking Gosforth, Medieval Shap Abbey, Kentmere pele tower, Catbells Elizabethan mines, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, and Victorian Loughrigg Tarn.
This is one of several books in the popular Lake District: Top 10 Walks series. Handy, pocket-sized, full colour walking guides written by experts, for under a fiver. Other titles in the series: High Fells, Low Fells, Lakeside Walks, Walks to Tarns, Waterfall Walks, Woodland Walks and Pub Walks.
Vivienne Crow is the author of several guides to Cumbria and the Lake District, and is a regular contributor to Lakeland Walker and TGO magazines. She is also a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.