Wordsworth"s Lake District, an illustrated guide and map
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Published by Distributed overseas by the British Tourist Authority .
Written in English


  • Lake District,
  • Maps,
  • Wordsworth, William

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11239531M
ISBN 100709534442
ISBN 109780709534440

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William Wordsworth was fond of poetry, of course, but wandering lonely as a cloud had a practical spin-off too, when he turned his hand to guidebook writing. To mark the th anniversary of his birth, Ronald Turnbull peruses the Guide Through the District of the Lakes, the match that sparked a host of fellwalking books . This introductory guide takes you through the heart of the Lake District from Windermere through Ambleside via Rydal Mount to Grasmere. Windermere Outside Windermere on the A less than half a mile past Bannerigg Farm over the crest of a hill is the view that William Wordsworth () described in The Prelude Book . The Wordsworths were honoured with a royal visit in , when Queen Adelaide, widow of William IV, called on them at Rydal Mount. The house returned to the Wordsworth family in , when Mary . The Rough Guide to the Lake District is the best all-purpose guide to the English Lake District, beautifully illustrated with colour photos and full-colour maps. Comprehensive, lively reviews outline Reviews:

  Buy Guide to the Lakes New Ed by Wordsworth, William, Gill, Stephen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. It’s a great way to explore the Lake District countryside – the shorelines, the parks, the villages, the tarns, the waterfalls, the mountains. Our luxury holiday cottages are dotted throughout “Wordsworth .   The Oxford Handbook of William Wordsworth deploys its forty-seven original essays to present a stimulating account of Wordsworth's life and achievement and to map new directions in criticism. In addition to twenty-two essays wholly on Wordsworth's . Matt is also a fell runner—an elite and unique class of Lake District athlete who finds merely walking the fells’ rocky ascents far too tame. The current hour fell record holder ran up and down 77 Lake District .

landscape Discover the poet William Wordsworth’s Lake District and get behind the scenes for a memorable cultural experience. Follow in Wordsworth’s footsteps on a short guided walk, hear his . The English Lake District is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The citation reads: Famous for its scenic landscape of mountains, lakes, houses, gardens and parks, the Lake District was celebrated through .   In the autumn of William and Dorothy Wordsworth and Coleridge made an extended visit to Germany. When they returned to England, the Wordsworths decided to move back to the Lake District. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: A guide through the district of the lakes in the north of England. 5th ed.