Top 10 Walks: Lake District: Walks to Waterfalls

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Top 10 Walks: Lake District: Walks to Waterfalls

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WINNER OF THE OUTDOOR WRITERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS’ GUILD’S ‘BEST GUIDEBOOK’ AWARD 2013

This attractive pocket size book features ten easy, short circular walks to the most amazing Lake District waterfalls.

The dramatic waterfalls of the Lake District are mostly a by-product of the last Ice Age — the awesome result of the ancient interplay of ice and rock. Given perpetual life by the region’s high rainfall, they come thundering down from the fells in a variety of forms.

No two are the same. Many carry the name ‘force’—from the old Norse foss simply meaning ‘waterfall’—a remnant of the times when Norsemen dominated these uplands. Unmissable!

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Description

One of ten books in the new Top 10 Walks: Lake District series.

This attractive and cleverly structured guidebook gives walkers the ten best walks to Cumbria’s finest waterfalls, cataracts and forces in a popular pocketable format.

With clear information, an overview and introduction for each walk, expertly written numbered directions, 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, appeal and ease-of-use.

 

Contents

The Lake District National Park: an introduction

Top Ten Walks: Walks to Waterfalls: a photo mosaic

  1. Force Falls
  2. Tom Gill
  3. Stanley Ghyll Force
  4. Skelwith & Colwith Forces
  5. Stockghyll Force
  6. Scale Force
  7. Holme Force
  8. Lodore Falls
  9. Aira Force
  10. The Howk

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What they say …

“There’s little to fault in this winning formula – clear maps and instructions, concise and well laid out with the reader very much in mind. These are great value for money at under a fiver.”

— Outdoors Writers and Photographers Guild, Awards for Excellence 2013

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