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Wild Guide Lake District and Yorkshire Dales


A new compendium of adventures, from the best-selling and award-winning Wild Guide series, now released for the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Forest of Bowland.

Also available in digital PDF & Satnav format. Or buy from Amazon (print or kindle) here. Or as individual apps (one for Lake District, one for Yorkshire Dales) on Android and Apple devices (£2.99 each)

Guiding you to 750 secret places and wild adventures, including slow food treats and quirky places to stay, this book is perfect for the discerning explorer seeking unusual things to do off the beaten track, for families and for couples dreaming about the ultimate weekend escape. Includes 20 detailed Ordnance Survey locator maps, and over 350 photos.

• Wild swim in the best waterfalls, river pools and blue lagoons
• Discover secret beaches and islands you can canoe to
• Find the best easy ridge scrambles and gorge walks
• Avoid the crowds with lesser known easy peaks and hidden valleys
• Discover extraordinary caverns, caves, grottoes and ruins
• Enjoy meadows and amazing wildlife
• Seek out micro breweries and artisan food producers
• Sleep in a bothy or shepherd’s hut, or wild camp with our secret reccommendations

Also available in digital PDF & Satnav format. Or buy from Amazon (print or kindle) here.



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Map of the regions
Finding your way
Best for

  • Wild swimming
  • Boats & floats
  • Gills & scrambles
  • Caverns & caves
  • Sacred & ancient
  • Ruins & follies
  • Rocks & tops
  • Forest, meadows & wildlife
  • Slow food & accommodation
  • Wild camping & bothies



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Lake District chapters

1 North Fells & Bassenthwaite 38
2 Buttermere, Crummock & Ennerdale 46
3 Borrowdale 58
4 Ullswater 70
5 Wastwater & Eskdale 84
6 Langdales & Grasmere 100
7 North Windermere 112
8 Duddon & Ravenglass 122
9 Coniston & Grizedale 132
10 South Windermere 142
11 Barrow & Silverdale 152

Yorkshire Dales chapters

12 Howgills & Dentdale 164
13 Swaledale 178
14 Wensleydale & Langstroth 188
15 North East Dales 202
16 Whernside & Ingleton 214
17 Stainforth & Malham 228
18 Wharfedale 238
19 Nidderdale & Ilkley Moor 248
20 Forest of Bowland 258

Co-ordinate conversions 268
Acknowledgements . 272

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About the authors

Daniel Start is an award-winning travel writer and
photographer. He is author of Wild Swimming,
Hidden Beaches and Wild Guide South East.

Tania Pascoe is a naturalist and food writer. She is author
of Wild Garden Weekends and Wild Guide South West.

The Wild Guide series was winner of the Travmedia
Travel Guidebook of the Year 2015


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