The Lake District

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Rough Guides, 2002 - Travel - 265 pages
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The second edition gives comprehensive coverage to every attraction within the National Park and accounts of outlying towns such as Kendal and Penrith. There are informed features on the writers, artists and local characters who have shaped the history of the Lakes, together with full guidance on lakeland walks and advice on staying safe in the hills.The colour section features the author's choice of the Lake District's finest scenic, cultural and outdoors attractions.
  

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Contents

basics
8
Information maps and media
16
Food and drink
24
Outdoor pursuits
32
O Windermere 3770
38
O Grasmere and the Central
71
O Coniston Water Hawkshead
95
O Keswick Derwent Water
121
Contents Hawkshead and the south O 0ut of the National Park
155
O Ullswater 175190
175
O Out of the National
191
History
219
Books
228
Habitats of the Lake District
235
Full index
254
Twenty Years of Rough Guides
262

O The western fells
153

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About the author (2002)

Mark Ellingham and John Fisher were co-founders of Rough Guides and wrote the first edition of the Rough Guide to Portugal in 1985. Matthew Hancock is author of the Rough Guides to Lisbon, The Algarve and Maderia.

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