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The Guide to the Mysterious Lake District

Geoff Holder


This is the guide to everything strange, mysterious and uncanny that has occurred in the beautiful and rugged Lake District.

Every historic site and ancient monument is explored – including stone circles, ancient cairns and crumbling stations – along with the many hidden treasures to be found in the area. Full access and site details are given, along with something more: the strange and mysterious histories of each. This volume is filled with sources both ancient and modern. From the strange histories of the Romantic poets to modern sightings of ghosts, UFOs and monsters in the lakes, it is an indispensable companion for the traveller about to travel into the mysterious realms of the Lake District.


The History Press



Publication Date:

2009 July





Black & white photographs