This guidebook of 50 short walks in the Lake District is the third in the Short Walks in Lakeland trilogy, covering the entire Lake District. This guidebook divides the west Lakeland region into five sections: Duddon Valley and the coast, Eskdale, Wasdale, Ennerdale and the coast, Lorton Vale, Buttermere and the north-west. The guide comprises 50 walks, generally between 4 and 8 miles, enough to fill a good half day or provide a leisurely full day, and ideal for day visitors or family walkers. It is not a high fell walking guide, although many worthwhile summits are included. Priority is given to the lower fells and dales. Interesting features are pointed out along the way, and the hand-drawn maps include relevant walk details. The combination of detailed description and clear, easy-to-follow maps and evocative sketches makes this book ideal for anyone who wants to explore Lakeland.
Aileen and Brian Evans, now retired have enjoyed a lifelong love of the outdoors. They have climbed, walked, skied and camped in many parts of Europe and North America. They have always enjoyed adventure sports and sampled most, including pot-holing, wild-water canoeing and alpine mountaineering. They still particularly enjoy rock climbing and exploring little-known places away from mainstream tourist areas. Recently, with encouragement from their grandson, they have taken up mountain biking
CHAPTER 1: DUDDON VALLEY AND THE COAST Walk 1: Duddon Furnace to Swinside Circle Walk 2: Frith Hall and Beckfoot Walk 3: Tarn Hill and Stickle Pike Walk 4: Duddon Valley and The Pike Walk 5: Wallowbarrow Gorge and Dunnerdale Forest Walk 6: Seathwaite Tarn and Shudderstone How Walk 7: Circuit of Harter Fell Walk 8: Buckbarrow and Whitfell Walk 9: Black Combe East (from Beckside via the Horse Back Ridge) Walk 10: Black Combe West (from Whitbeck) Walk 11: A sample of the Cumbria Coastal Way (Silecroft/ Bootle via train) Walk 12: Millom - Hodbarrow Iron Works Walk CHAPTER 2: ESKDALE Walk 13: Stainton Pike, Yoadcastle, White Pike and Barnscar Settlement Walk 14: Around Muncaster Walk 15: Muncaster Fell - La'al Ratty Railway Walk 16: Devoke Water and Stanley Gill Walk 17: Green Crag and The Pike Walk 18: Border End via Hardknott Roman Fort Walk 19: The Great Moss and Cam Spout Walk 20: Whin Crag, Eel Tarn, and Stony Tarn Walk 21: Miterdale and Burn Moor Tarn CHAPTER 3: WASDALE Walk 22: Whin Rigg and Irton Pike Walk 23: Circuit of Nether Wasdale Walk 24: Buckbarrow and Middle Fell Walk 25: Scoat Tarn via Nether Beck Walk 26: Yewbarrow and Over Beck Walk 27: The Napes of Great Gable Walk 28: Lingmell via Piers Gill CHAPTER 4: ENNERDALE AND THE COAST Walk 29: St Bees Head Walk 30: Uldale and Dent Walk 31: Whoap and Grike Walk 32: Crag Fell and Ennerdale Water Shore Walk 33: Great Borne and Floutern Pass Walk 34: Bowness Knott, Ennerdale Walk 35: Ennerdale Valley Walk along the River Liza Walk 36: Moses Trod and the head of Ennerdale CHAPTER 5: LORTON VALE AND NORTH WEST Walk 37: Cogra Moss and Blake Fell Circuit Walk 38: Loweswater Balcony Path Walk 39: Low Fell from Thackthwaite (Linear Walk) Walk 40: Darling Fell, Low Fell and Loweswater Walk 41: Hen Comb from Loweswater Walk 42: Melbreak and Crummock Water Shore Walk 43: Lanthwaite Woods and Crummock Water Shore Walk 44: Rannerdale Knotts Walk 45: Around Buttermere Walk 46: High Snockrigg via Goat Gill (From Buttermere) Walk 47: Hay Stacks Walk 48: Hopegill Head and The Whiteside Ridge Walk 49: Lord's Seat and Broom Fell Walk 50: Dunthwaite and Watch Hill