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Photographing the Lake District – Second Edition

Stuart Holmes


Photographing the Lake District (second edition) is a visitor and photo-location guidebook, and a beautiful visual record of the UNESCO World Heritage site. Perfect to plan your trip from home and to take with you on your trip. After 15,000 copies of his first edition were sold, Stuart Holmes has extensively updated his visitor and a photo-location guidebook.

It now features over 100 location chapters (up from 70) that describe the most beautiful places in the Lake District to visit, covered over 528 pages with over 800 stunning photographs to enjoy. The majority of locations involve short walks or are roadside, including many wheelchair accessible places, and in this second edition, for the energetic, nine, scenic, high mountain walks are described. Being born and bred in the Lake District, and taking photographs since a young age, Stuart guides you to all the classic locations and many less familiar locations off the beaten track and away from the crowds.

Covered are lakes, tarns, jetties, bridges, valleys, waterfalls, woodlands, villages, cottages and farmhouses, grand panoramic viewpoints, shows and events, historic houses, castles and gardens. This edition also includes two outliers, St Bees Head on the west coast and the Appleby Horse Fair. Detailed OS maps featuring the locations (and the best pubs), written directions and smart phone usuable.





Publication Date:

2021 November


Paperback; 230 x 160mm




Photographs throughout

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