Rough Guide Staycations The Lake District

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Inspirational and informative pocket guide, shining a spotlight on the best of holidaying at home in the UK through clearly laid-out walking and driving itineraries.

Explore the best of Lake District with this unique Rough Guide Staycation to Lake District, packed full of insider information and stunning images. From making sure you don’t miss out on must-see attractions like Derwent Water, Lake Windermere and Tarn Hows to discovering hidden gems, including visiting Wordsworth's home at Dove Cottage, wondering at Castlerigg's ancient stone circle, and taking a ride on an historic steamer on Ullswater, the easy-to-follow, ready-made walking and driving routes will save you time, help you plan, and enhance your staycation in Lake District.

The Rough Guide Staycations to Lake District covers: Kendal to Windermere, Ullswater and Kirkstone Pass, Coniston and Hawkshead, Keswick to Grasmere, Borrowdale and Buttermere, around Skiddaw, The Western Lakes and The Southwest.

Inside this travel guide you will find:

INFORMATION FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER

Provides practical information for every kind of trip to Lake District, from discovering local history in Kendal to getting out in nature in Langdale Valley and finding family-friendly activities in Keswick.


8 READY TO FOLLOW WALKS AND TOURS

Features over 8 detailed easy to follow walking tour itineraries, including Borrowdale and Buttermere, around Skiddaw.


LOCAL HIGHLIGHTS

Carefully curated list of the Lake District's unmissable sights and unique attractions for those who want to make the most of their stay.

RAINY DAY RECOMMENDATIONS

Uncover plenty of options, whatever the weather throws at you like exploring the Cumberland Pencil Museum in Keswick.


INSIDER RECOMMENDATIONS

Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find best local spots for walking, boating, climbing or fell running.

Find a curated list of where to stay and what to do, from active pursuits to themed trips.

HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INSIGHTS

Learn more about the Lake District's rich history with fascinating cultural insights throughout.

PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS

From transport to hours of operation, we've got you covered whatever you choose to see and do around the Lake District including getting there, getting around by public transport, accommodation, detailed food and drink highlights, and sports and activities in the region.

METICULOUS MAPPING

Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered sights relating to major points of interest in the main text. Find your way around The Western Lakes, Duddon Valley and many more locations in Lake District without needing to go online.


This title is a part of Rough Guides Staycations

Pocket-sized, practical travel guides to popular UK destinations for staycationers seeking local highlights, history, activities and practical tips, plus helpful listings and area-by-area mapping. Easy-to-follow, ready-made walking and driving routes will save you time, help you plan, and enhance your staycation.

  • Practical travel information including getting there, getting around by public transport, accommodation, detailed food and drink highlights, and sports and activities in the region

  • Destination highlights not to miss at the beginning of each guide

  • Colour-coded chapters focus on walking and driving routes in a highly-readable descriptive style, featuring historical information and tips on what to look out for

  • Recommendations for accommodation, restaurants and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with key sights marked up by number

  • Insights on history, culture and green activities throughout

  • Beautiful, inspirational full-colour photography throughout brings the destination to life

  • Printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide

Format: 102 x 190mm

Price: £8.99 | $13.99 

Extent: 128 pages

Book Details

ISBN: 9781789197242
Series: Rough Guides Staycations
Publication Date: 9/30/2021

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