Lake District

Description

The Lake District in northwestern England is one of the most popular hiking and holiday destinations of England. The contrast between the wild, sometimes rugged mountains, and the friendly valleys is striking. The lakes offer excellent holiday entertainment. Speaking about the Lake District, one should not forget to mention the romantic poet William Wordsworth. You may find copies of his writings in the villages.

Several long distance hikes traverse the region. The Coast to Coast Path chooses some of the best scenery. But there is much more to enjoy. The extended network of well marked trails is awaiting you.

Trails in this region

Books

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  • Barrow-in-Furness & South Lakeland OS Landranger Map 96 (paper)
  • Paper version of map No. 96 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the physical edition of the map, each Landranger title now includes a code for downloading after purchase its digital version onto your smartphone or... Read more
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2018
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2019
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2019
  • Wandelgids The Lake District Fells Langdale | Cicerone
  • Part of the Walking the Lake District Fells series, this guidebook covers a wide range of routes to 25 Lakeland summits that can be climbed from the Great Langdale valley, Ambleside and Grasmere, with highlights including Scafell Pike, Bowfell, the Langdale Pikes and Helm Crag (the Lion and the Lamb). Includes suggestions for longer ridge routes. Read more
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2022
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2021
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2021
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2021
  • Wandelgids The Dales Way | Cicerone
  • A fully waymarked trail from Ilkley to Bowness-on-Windermere, the Dales Way links two of England`s most celebrated national parks, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. Well served for accommodation and facilities, and with easy walking on riverside paths, it is one of the gentlest multi-day walks in Britain and therefore an ideal... Read more
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  • Central Fells - Book 3 (Readers Edition)
  • About this series:Re-issues of A. Wainwright`s classic series of hand-illustrated fell walking guides. These compact hardbacks have not been amended, so they should be used with caution and alongside up-to-date maps when walking. However, Mr. Wainwright`s sheer enthusiasm for fell walking is communicated to the reader and each title will add a... Read more
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2013
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2013
  • Silverdale and Arnside Walks
  • Walking Guide for Silverdale and Arnside in a series from Cicerone. Guides are a smaller format and illustrated with OS mapping and colour photography. Very thorough route descriptions are given, with walk profile boxes summarizing essential data such as distance, height gain, grade, walking time, Ordnance Survey mapping references, and... Read more
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2018
  • Wandelgids Walks in Silverdale and Arnside - rand van Lake District | Cicerone
  • The 21 easy day walks in this book will help you explore the Silverdale and Arnside Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its rugged coastal paths and enchanting woodland trails. There are routes through Leighton Moss (RSPB centre), Dallam Park, Arnside Knott, Hutton Roof and Morecambe Bay that are suitable for all abilities and every season. Read more
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  • Walk Ambleside, Rydal & Grasmere: 21 Walks around and above Ambleside
  • Walk Ambleside, Rydal and Grasmere is a practical walking guidebook to twenty one walks in the Lake District around and above Ambleside, Waterhead, Rydal and Grasmere.Including all the classic high tops, the low fells and easy valley walks around lake, wood, waterfall and tarn, each walk is presented on a double page spread with clear... Read more
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2015
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2015
  • Eastern Fells - Book 1 (Revised Edition)
  • One name above all others has become associated with walking in the Lake District: Alfred Wainwright, whose seven-volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells, first published in 1955-66, has become the definitive guidebook. Wainwright`s meticulously hand-drawn maps, diagrams and drawings take walkers up the 214 principal hills and mountains of... Read more
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2015
  • Wandelgids The Eastern Fells | Lake District | Frances Lincoln
  • One name above all others has become associated with walking in the Lake District: Alfred Wainwright, whose seven-volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells, first published in 1955-66, has become the definitive guidebook. Wainwright's meticulously hand-drawn maps, diagrams and drawings take walkers up the 214 principal hills and mountains of... Read more
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  • West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water OS Landranger Map 89 (paper)
  • Paper version of map No. 89 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the physical edition of the map, each Landranger title now includes a code for downloading after purchase its digital version onto your smartphone or... Read more
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2021
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  • The Cumbria Way
  • The waterproof Footprint map-guide to the Cumbria Way - the 73 mile (117km) route between Ulverstone and Carlisle. It generally follows well maintained paths and tracks through some of the Lake District`s finest scenery. This Footprint map is divided into 5 sections each portrayed on a separate panel. It is marked in miles, starting in... Read more
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  • Topographical Map of the Lake District Wainwright Fells
  • The fells of the Lake District shown on a contoured map at 1:100,000 approx. from Rivers Publishing, with on the reverse side tables showing the 214 fells grouped by location and each presented with its height and a column so the user can record the date climbed or other personal notes. Coverage extends from the Northern Fells group southwards... Read more
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  • Topographical Map of the Lake District - Wainwright Fells
  • The fells of the Lake District shown on a contoured map at 1:100,000 approx. from Rivers Publishing, with on the reverse side tables showing the 214 fells grouped by location and each presented with its height and a column so the user can record the date climbed or other personal notes. Coverage extends from the Northern Fells group southwards... Read more
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  • Gerry Charnley Round
  • Bob Graham Round, a 63km / 38 mile approx. circuit in the fells of the Lake District presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The circuit, first devised in 1984, includes Scafell and Scafell Pike but provides a shorter alternative to the better known and more challenging Bob Graham Round. The... Read more
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  • Gerry Charnley Round in the Lakeland Fells
  • Bob Graham Round, a 63km / 38 mile approx. circuit in the fells of the Lake District presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The circuit, first devised in 1984, includes Scafell and Scafell Pike but provides a shorter alternative to the better known and more challenging Bob Graham Round. The... Read more
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  • Lake District Adventure Atlas
  • The A-Z Adventure Series of maps combines the best of OS and A-Z, creating the perfect companion for walkers, off-road cyclists, horse riders and anyone wishing to explore the great outdoors.The Lake District is a National Park and a Unesco World Heritage Site in northwest England. It is a region rich in natural beauty with breathtaking views... Read more
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  • Lake District A-Z Adventure Atlas
  • The A-Z Adventure Series of maps combines the best of OS and A-Z, creating the perfect companion for walkers, off-road cyclists, horse riders and anyone wishing to explore the great outdoors.The Lake District is a National Park and a Unesco World Heritage Site in northwest England. It is a region rich in natural beauty with breathtaking views... Read more
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2015
  • Lake District West
  • The western part of the Lake District at 1:25,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible, double-sided map from Harvey Map Services in their Superwalker series. Coverage includes Grasmere, Coniston, Torver, Wast Water, Coniston Water, the peaks of Scaffel and Scaffel Pike, etc. The whole of Lake District is covered on four... Read more
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2015
  • Lake District West Harvey Superwalker XT25
  • The western part of the Lake District at 1:25,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services in their Superwalker series. Coverage includes Grasmere, Coniston, Torver, Wast Water, Coniston Water, the peaks of Scaffel and Scaffel Pike, etc.PLEASE NOTE: this title is also available as a pocket-size Ultramap with its... Read more
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2015
  • Wandelkaart Lake District West | Harvey Maps
  • The western part of the Lake District at 1:25,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible, double-sided map from Harvey Map Services in their Superwalker series. Coverage includes Grasmere, Coniston, Torver, Wast Water, Coniston Water, the peaks of Scaffel and Scaffel Pike, etc. The whole of Lake District is covered on four... Read more
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  • Lakes SE
  • The south-eastern area of the Lake District on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL7, waterproof version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage extends eastwards from Coniston and the northern part of the Coniston Water to the Killington Reservoir and includes Grasmere, Ambleside, Windermere, Kendal, Penny... Read more
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  • Cumbria Way
  • Cumbria Way, a 112km / 70 mile route liking Ulverston and Carlisle across the heart of the Lake District, presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The route is shown on five overlapping panels, with additional street plans of Carlisle, Keswick, and Ulverston.Maps in the Harvey Read more
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  • Cumbria Way Harvey National Trail XT40
  • Cumbria Way, a 112km / 70 mile route liking Ulverston and Carlisle across the heart of the Lake District, presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The route is shown on five overlapping panels, with additional street plans of Carlisle, Keswick, and Ulverston.Maps in the Harvey’s series... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart Cumbria Way | Harvey Maps
  • Cumbria Way, a 112km / 70 mile route liking Ulverston and Carlisle across the heart of the Lake District, presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The route is shown on five overlapping panels, with additional street plans of Carlisle, Keswick, and Ulverston.Maps in the Harvey Read more
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2015
  • Lake District South East
  • The south-eastern part of the Lake District at 1:25,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible, double-sided map from Harvey Map Services in their Superwalker series. Coverage includes Kendal, Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Coniston, Newby Bridge, Coniston Water, Lake Windermere, etc, and extends from Ambleside in the... Read more
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  • Lake District South East Harvey Superwalker XT25
  • The south-eastern part of the Lake District at 1:25,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services in their Superwalker series. Coverage includes Kendal, Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Coniston, Newby Bridge, Coniston Water, Lake Windermere, etc, and extends from Ambleside in the north to Newby Bridge in the... Read more
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2015
  • Wandelkaart Lake District Zuid Oost | Harvey Maps
  • The south-eastern part of the Lake District at 1:25,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible, double-sided map from Harvey Map Services in their Superwalker series. Coverage includes Kendal, Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Coniston, Newby Bridge, Coniston Water, Lake Windermere, etc, and extends from Ambleside in the... Read more
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  • Dales Way
  • The Dales Way, a 135km / 85 mile route in the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District National Parks, presented at 1:40,000 on a map from Harvey Map Services. The route itself, between Ilkley and Bowness-on-Windermere, is shown on six panels, with additional three panels covering the access to the start of the Dales Way in Ilkley from Leeds,... Read more
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  • Dales Way Harvey National Trail XT40
  • The Dales Way, a 135km / 85 mile route in the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District National Parks, presented at 1:40,000 on a map from Harvey Map Services. The route itself, between Ilkley and Bowness-on-Windermere, is shown on six panels, with additional three panels covering the access to the start of the Dales Way in Ilkley from Leeds,... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart Dales Way | Harvey Maps
  • The Dales Way, a 135km / 85 mile route in the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District National Parks, presented at 1:40,000 on a map from Harvey Map Services. The route itself, between Ilkley and Bowness-on-Windermere, is shown on six panels, with additional three panels covering the access to the start of the Dales Way in Ilkley from Leeds,... Read more
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  • Mecklenburg Lake District Cycling Map
  • Mecklenburg Lake District on a waterproof, tear-resistant, GPS compatible cycling map at 1:75,000 from the ADFC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrrad-Club - the official German cycling federation), in a series of maps with extensive overprint for long-distance and local cycling routes. GPS waypoints, route profiles, details of online links for... Read more
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  • Yorkshire Dales for Cyclists
  • Yorkshire Dales on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant, contoured and GPS compatible map at 1:100,000 from Harvey Map Services highlighting roads which are part of the various long-distance cycle trails across the Dales, plus highlighting for facilities and places of interest, enlargements for main built-up areas, etc.Topography is shown by... Read more
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  • Elk Lake District
  • Elk Lake District (Pojezierze Elckie) at 1:50,000 in a series of recreational maps from Poland’s Army Cartographic Service. The maps use as their base the military topographic survey, with contours at intervals varying from 5m to 20m according to the terrain and contoured depths shown on lakes. An overprint highlights waymarked hiking, cycling... Read more
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  • West Cumbria 1925
  • Map No. 89, West Cumbria 1925, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet lines correspond... Read more
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  • Chile`s Lake District: Pto. Varas - Ensenada - Cochamó
  • The southern part of Chile`s Lake District around Pto. Varas, Ensenada and Cochamó on a detailed, double-sided map from Pixmap Cartografía Digital providing a vivid presentation of the region’s topography. On one side a map at 1:100,000 covers Lago Llanquihue with Puerto Varas (just north of Puerto Montt) and the area to the east including... Read more
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  • Kendal and Morecambe 1903-1904
  • Map No. 97, Kendal and Morecambe 1903-1904, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
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