In this book, there are 25 walks to Secret Tarns in the Lake District, each one providing you with a challenging and rewarding walk, along with an enviable view. Visiting all 25 will take you to remote corners of the Lake District and help you to broaden your horizons to appreciate the things initially hidden from view.
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The Lake District is the most beautiful corner of England. Its picturesque patchwork of lakes, valleys, woodlands and mountains make it one of England’s premier places to enjoy the great outdoors. Walking in the Lake District is inherently rewarding with magnificent views almost everywhere you go.
A completely revised and updated edition of this popular collection of walks from 1½ to 10½ miles in
length – ideal for a short stroll or a full day’s outing, covering a total of 100 miles through the best of the
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.