The Rough Guide to the Lake District (Travel Guide with Free Ebook) (Rough Guides) (Paperback)
Practical travel guide to Lake District with a free eBook featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Lake District, how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Lake District, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip. This guide book has been fully updated post-COVID-19.
The Rough Guide to Lake District covers: Windermere, Grasmere and the Central Fells, Coniston Water, Hawkshead and the South, Keswick, Derwent Water and the North, The Western Fells and Valleys, Ullswater, Out of the National Park.
Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Lake District, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Grizedale Forest to family activities in child-friendly places, like Muncaster Castle or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Cartmel. PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS
Essential pre-departure information including Lake District entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more. TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES
Carefully planned routes covering the best of Lake District give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip. DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE
Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options. INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL
Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for a cruise on Lake Windermere or hike the Cumbria Way. HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS
Rough Guides' rundown of Grasmere, Borrowdale, Cartmel and Honister's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Lake District, even in a short time. HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS
Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Lake District, matching different needs. BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Lake District, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary. FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Langdale Valley and the spectacular Coniston Water. COLOUR-CODED MAPPING
Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Windermere, Keswick and many more locations in Lake District, reduce the need to go online. USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT
With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time. FREE EBOOK
Free eBook download with every purchase of a printed book allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.