The Companion Guide to the Lake District by Frank WelshThe Companion Guide to the Lake District by Frank Welsh

The Companion Guide to the Lake District

byFrank Welsh

Paperback | April 4, 2000

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'Unimprovably good' JOHN LANCHESTER, LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS There is hardly a stone in the Lake District that Frank Welsh leaves unturned. From the particular delights of the places with which the Lake Poets are associated - Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Buttermere, Cockermouth - to the remoter parts of the Eden Valley and Furness, over the fells, beside the lakes, through history, topography, archaeology, literature, geology and even bakery, Frank Welsh is the consummate guide and companion, writing with wit, intelligence and true skill. He covers both the less visited, and, in the author's view, unappreciated, parts of the Lake District, as well as those which no visitor will want to miss.
Title:The Companion Guide to the Lake DistrictFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.82 inPublished:April 4, 2000Publisher:Boydell & Brewer LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1900639238

ISBN - 13:9781900639231

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When you’re going travelling, you want to have an entertaining, informative guide who will show you the best sites and really get you in touch with local culture. Frank Welsh is that guide in The Companion Guide To The Lake District. You’ll find that his knowledge of the area is not only unsurpassed and extensive, he makes great company too. This travel book isn’t just a list of sites and hotels; it’s a companion and friend.

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Unimprovably good LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS The reissue deserves a warm welcome... a friendly, well informed companion, catholic in content and comfortable in presentation, neglecting nothing essential and confirming that a lifetime is needed to sample Lakeland to the full... I would without hesitation put this plump and knowledgeable companion into the top ten modern, one-volume guide books to the Lake District: it's the kind of book that transforms a visit into an experience. KESWICK REMINDER (George Bott, Dec 97)