I Never Knew That About the Lake District

I Never Knew That About the Lake District

by Christopher Winn


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Christopher Winn takes us on a fascinating journey through the Lake District, that majestic landscape beloved of poets and tourists, hill walkers, seekers of scenic beauty, and those who mess about in boats. Learn about the hidden places, the secrets and legends, wild characters and human stories that haunt England's most mountainous region—from England's wettest place to the country's highest point, from the birthplace of Postman Pat to the resting place of Poet Laureates.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780091933142
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/28/2010
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Christopher Winn is the author of I Never Knew That About England.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Map of the Lake District x

The Lakes 1

The Central Lakes 3

The North-Western Lakes(River Derwent) 16

The North-Western Lakes(River Cocker) 30

The Lakeland Coast 39

The Western Lakes 48

Coniston 57

North Furness 66

South Furness 77

Windermere 86

Ullswater 100

The Far Eastern Lakes 108

The North-Eastern Lakes 115

Gazetteer 123

Index of People 129

Index of Places 137

Acknowledgements 141

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