Shortlisted for Lakeland Book of The Year, 2005! A collection of 30 walks suitable for young families using the popular ‘all-terrain' style of pushchair. The companion volume to our popular 'All Terrain Pushchair Walks North Lakeland' published in the summer of 2003.
Arthur Ransome, author of Swallows and Amazons, kept detailed logs of all his voyaging, and it is from these and countless letters to friends, as well as a wealth of anecdotes, that Roger Wardale pieced together this revealing, funny and moving portrait of the lovable and intrepid old sea-dog, Captain Flint — alias Arthur Ransome himself.
A ghostly army marching down a bleak valley; a medieval knight buried along with his horse; one of England's greatest military disasters; the last wolf and wild boar. Strolling to and between the Lake District's pubs, you'll come across all of these and many other oddities when you follow the walks in this guide, an invaluable companion to accompany you on any visit to this favourite corner of England.
Fully revised edition of the best-selling classic book that documented Donald Campbell's attempts to raise the world water-speed record in his "Bluebird" jet-propelled boat to 300mph.
A chance to revisit Eden's history in the company of a perceptive guide, with a fine eye for detail, a talent for bringing the past alive and the knack of raising a smile. A unique and absorbing account of one man's addictive love of this area of subtle beauty, it will appeal not only to Cumbrians but to all who enjoy the countryside. The author concentrates on the ebb and flow of life in town and country rather than the great and mighty.