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The Lakeland Dales



An updated version of the original guide to the Lakeland Dales.

‘A useful and very readable guide for the discerning visitor and resident’ Newsletter of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society.
‘A volume that expands our horizons, widens our perspective and broadens our knowledge… It is firmly rooted in an encyclopaedic knowledge of Lakeland and its history and the forces, natural and human that have shaped its evolution… A vigorous and evocative investigation of Lakeland’s lively past.’ The Keswick Reminder
‘Its very readable and well-illustrated narrative will be enjoyed by both general readers as well as Lakeland specialists… You can’t do better than invest in this volume.’ North West Evening Mail
‘A must for teachers and students and Lakeland lovers worthy of the name.’ Cumberland News
‘A very readable and well-illustrated narrative… A most enjoyable volume .’ Lakeland Walker
‘Wordsworth first emphasised the different character of the various Lakeland dales and Robert Gambles successfully captures these variations for the modern reader.’ Professor Ian Whyte, Lancaster University.





Publication Date:

2016 October


Paperback; 250 x 160mm




Black and white and colour illustrations throughout