Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North Lakeland

By Aileen Evans, Brian Evans

This guidebook contains 57 short half to full-day walks in the northern Lake District. Walking areas include Borrowdale, Newlands, Bassenthwaite, Thirlmere, Ullswater, Haweswater and the area north of Keswick up to Caldbeck. Part of a three-volume series, and predominantly focusing on low-level walks between 2 to 9 miles, and graded for difficulty.

Seasons

Year round walking but be prepared for winter conditions.

Centres

Keswick is the main town, also Penrith further east. Numerous villages and facilities such as Rosthwaite, Braithwaite, Glenridding, Pooley Bridge, Shap, Caldbeck and Hesket Newmarket.

Difficulty

Fairly straightforward half- and full-day routes, mainly exploring valleys and lesser-known hills, but with a few peaks thrown in.

Must See

Lakeside routes, valley and beck routes, viewpoints, smaller peaks, tarns, some of the very best of the north Lakes.
ISBN
9781852842321
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Published
1 Jan 1996
Reprinted
19 Jan 2015
Edition
First
Pages
272
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.7cm
Weight
340g
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Aevans

Aileen Evans

Aileen Evans has spent all her life enjoying climbing, walking and travel. She is author or co-author of several Cicerone guides, mainly to the Lake District, where she and her husband Brian have spent many years walking and climbing.

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Brian Evans

Brian Evans, one of the UK's leading climbers in the 1960s and 70s, has brought his wealth of mountain experience to this guide. He and his wife are well-known figures in the outdoor community and have provided walkers with a number of exceptional guides to exploring the countryside, particularly the English Lakes, on foot. Brian is a member of the Outdoor Writers' Guild. Brian was a founder of Cicerone Press and is the authority on scrambling in the Lake District.

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