The Rough Guide to the Lake District Paperback – 17 Jan 2013
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About the Author
Jules Brown first visited the Lake District when he was 9. He returned regularly throughout his childhood and as an adult. He is also the author of the Rough Guides to Scandinavia, Sicily, Hong Kong, Barcelona, Washingotn Dc and England.
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Top Customer Reviews
Unlike many guides, this is not a glossy booklet dotted with colourful photographs to make it look superficially attractive, but a (literally) rough guide in terms of comparative paper finishes, but well-designed and presented, with readable text, useful maps, and (well-chosen) photographs only where space allows. The excellent design and layout means that you don’t need unnecessary spot illustrations to break up column after column of small-printed data.
The Contents are
P004: Introduction (Where to go, when to go, what to see, etc.)
P020: Basics (travel, transport, accommodation, food & drink, activities, and other important touristy stuff, - like Culture & Etiquette!)
P046: The Guide
P084: Grasmere and the central fells
P110: Coniston Water, Hawkshead and the south
P138: Keswick, Derwent water and the north
P174: The western fells and valleys
P220: Out of the National Park
P256: Contexts (articles on history, habitats, climbing, etc.)
Most Recent Customer Reviews
An excellent guide that ended up being our most used. The many maps were very helpful.Published 2 months ago by Edward B. Crutchley
Was very helpful on out last visit. A clear and concise guide.Published 12 months ago by Paul Baxter
Very good essential information and interesting background information too.Published 12 months ago by camelot
I borrowed this book from the local library and found it very useful. I purchased the Kindle addition and I am very pleased with it.Published 13 months ago by Romeod
Slow delivery for Prime. Not quite the guide I wanted, but adequate.Published 15 months ago by john
As newcomers to the Lake District, we have found this book invaluable. Gives the run down on all the best places to visit along with accurate assessments of pubs and restaurants in... Read morePublished 22 months ago by B. Chadwick