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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  • Frog Graham Round
  • The Frog Graham Round is a swim and run challenge crossing 18 fell tops and 4 lakes in the Lake District. The route begins and ends in Keswick and covers a distance of approximately 64km (40 miles) with more than 15,000ft of ascent.Also included is a map of the Tadpole Round - at just 11km, this is the perfect introduction to swim and run... Read more
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  • Short Walks in the Lake District
  • The Lake District contains some of the most spectacular landscapes in Britain with superb walking areas. These can be explored with these 20 walks, all are 5 miles or under in length and can easily be completed in less that 3 hours. This guide, produced in co-operation with the Ramblers and featuring Ordnance Survey mapping, is the perfect way... Read more
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  • Countryfile Great British Walks
  • Combining insightful and descriptive writing about our countryside with easy-to-follow practical information and clear, detailed OS mapping, Countryfile: Great British Walks will inspire you to explore some of the most striking areas that our nation has to offer. Offering 100 walks spread across varying terrain, this practical guidebook... Read more
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2021
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  • Walks Around Keswick
  • Walks around Keswick in the Lake District in a series of maps from Footprint covering popular hiking areas of Britain. 16 walks, from one to over 10 miles long, are presented on panels at 1:12,500 (5 Read more
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  • Walks Around Keswick
  • Walks around Keswick in the Lake District in a series of maps from Footprint covering popular hiking areas of Britain. 16 walks, from one to over 10 miles long, are presented on panels at 1:12,500 (5” to 1 mile) for shorter walks and 1:25,000 (2½” to 1 mile) for the longer ones. 15 of the walks are circular routes, plus a climb from the... Read more
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  • Northern Fells - Book 5 (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 you up the 214 principal hills and mountains of the... Read more
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  • North Western Fells - Book 6 (Revised Edition)
  • One name above all others has become associated with walking in the Lake District: A. 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 you up the 214 principal hills and mountains of the... Read more
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2017
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2017
  • Lake District East Harvey Ultramap XT40
  • The eastern part of the Lake District at 1:40,000 on a waterproof and tear-resistant, pocket-size Ultramap from Harvey Map Services with the same cartography as their Superwalker map of this area. Coverage extends from A66 in the north to Windermere and Staveley in the south and includes Ullswater, Haweswater, Ambleside and the northern part of... Read more
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  • Lake District Walks
  • Immerse yourself in the Lake District`s wonderful landscape with this unique collection of walks.In this boxed collection of walking cards you`ll find a happy mix of routes around the Lake District. From child-friendly lake side strolls to strenuous rocky climbs , these 35 walking cards are filled with unique half-day routes, as well as one and... Read more
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  • Howgill Fells
  • Howgill Fells between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales at 1:25,000 on a waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services in their Superwalker series. Additional overprint highlights the course of the Dales Way long-distance trail.Maps in Harvey 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 East XT25
  • The 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 extends from A66 in the north to Windermere and Staveley in the south, and includes Ullswater, Haweswater, Ambleside and the northern part of Lake... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart Lake District Oost | Harvey Maps
  • The 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 extends from A66 in the north to Windermere and Staveley in the south, and includes Ullswater, Haweswater, Ambleside and the northern part of Lake... 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Dales Way Map Booklet
  • All the mapping you need to complete the Dales Way, a 79-mile long-distance route through the Yorkshire Dales, from Ilkley to Bowness-on-Windermere.This booklet of Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 Explorer maps has been designed for convenient use on the trail. It shows the full and up-to-date line of the Dales Way, along with the relevant extract from... 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Rheinsberg Lake District - Ruppiner Land Kompass 743
  • Rheinsverger Lake District - Ruppiner Land (No. 743), a detailed, GPS compatible map at 1:50,000 from Kompass with local and long-distance footpaths, cycling routes, accommodation, etc, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper.KOMPASS HIKING & RECREATIONAL MAPS:This title is part of an extensive series covering Austria,... Read more
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  • Drawsko Pomorskie Lake District
  • Drawsko Pomorskie Lake District (Pojezierze Drawskie) 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... Read more
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  • Lake Nidzkie
  • Lake Nidzkie in the Masurian Lake District at 1:25,000 on a waterproof and tear-resistant sailing map from the Warsaw-based Centrum Kartografii. On water, in addition to depths the map also indicates stone reef, shores lined with stones or vegetation, buoys and where appropriate the direction of sailing, prohibition of outdoor motors, mooring... Read more
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  • Kendal and Morecambe 1852-1865
  • Map No. 97, Kendal and Morecambe 1852-1865, 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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  • Lake District Outdoor Atlas
  • Detailed topographical map of the Lake District’s famous mountains and fells, at a scale of 1:40,000; this spiral-bound volume is waterproof and ideal for carrying in a map case of map pocket.The cartography has colour shading for easy identification of hills and valleys, with detailed crag information for climbers. All roads, footpaths and... Read more
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