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The Northern Fells
  • ISBN: 9780711224582
  • Pages: 296
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln
  • Binding: Paperback

The Northern Fells

Alfred Wainwright
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The Northern Fells include the rolling Caldbeck and Uldale Fells – ‘serene and restful, a perfect sanctuary for birds and animals and fell-walkers who prefer to be away from the crowds’; Skiddaw – ‘an affable, friendly giant’; majestic Blencathra – ‘the mountaineer’s mountain’; Latrigg – the favourite of visitors to Keswick – and many more.

They offer the walker excellent tramping and exhilarating freedom to wander at will. This second edition of The Northern Fells has been brilliantly revised by Chris Jesty, a trained cartographer who worked with Wainwright on some of the maps in his later large-format guides. All footpaths have been rewalked, all routes checked, all maps and text updated.

Paths and routes have been picked out in red to make them easier to follow, and parking information has been added. This new edition of the classic walking guide is Wainwright for the 21st century.



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