Walking with Beatrix Potter: Fifteen Walks in Beatrix Potter Country

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For many visitors, Beatrix Potter is the most interesting of the Lake District writers. The fact that so many of her stories have clear Lake District locations provides the basis for this book of short easy walks. Follow the adventures of Jeremy Fisher, Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs Tiggy Winkle, Peter Rabbit and many others, actually walking in their footsteps and visiting their lakes and rivers, their houses and gardens. The 15 walks included in this book are all suitable for young and not-so-young walkers. All have ...
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Overview


For many visitors, Beatrix Potter is the most interesting of the Lake District writers. The fact that so many of her stories have clear Lake District locations provides the basis for this book of short easy walks. Follow the adventures of Jeremy Fisher, Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs Tiggy Winkle, Peter Rabbit and many others, actually walking in their footsteps and visiting their lakes and rivers, their houses and gardens. The 15 walks included in this book are all suitable for young and not-so-young walkers. All have direct connections either to Beatrix Potter stories or to her life as a farmer and conservationist. There are maps, illustrations and clear directions plus parking and refreshment suggestions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780711227231
  • Publisher: Lincoln, Frances Limited
  • Publication date: 8/25/2007
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 283,491
  • Product dimensions: 4.50 (w) x 6.75 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Norman Buckley and his wife June are professional writers, and the authors of numerous guide books and walking books. They live in Windermere. Their other titles for Frances Lincoln are Walking with Beatrix Potter and Walking with Wordsworth.Norman Buckley and his wife June are professional writers, and the authors of numerous guide books and walking books. They live in Windermere. Their other titles for Frances Lincoln are Walking with Beatrix Potter and Walking with Wordsworth.
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Table of Contents


Introduction     7
Helen Beatrix Potter     10
Location Map     19
Beatrix Potter's Heartland     20
Near Sawrey and Castle Woods     28
Hawkshead and the Loanthwaite Farms     38
Tarn Hows and Rose Castle     50
Five Farms and a Pot of Tea     58
Coniston     68
High Arnside     76
Wray Castle     86
Cockshott Point, Bowness     96
Troutbeck Park Farm     102
The Amateur Land Agent     112
Little Langdale     122
Derwentwater West Shore     136
On the Trail of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle     150
Eskdale     162
Further Reading & Acknowledgements     172
Index     174
Illustration Credits     176
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  • Posted July 13, 2010

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    Great Tool for Beatrix Potter Pilgrims

    Whether you hope to tour the Lake District physically or psychologically, this is the comprehensive walking guide to those beloved spots which inspired Beatrix Potter. 15 walks with maps, refreshment suggestions, parking directions, photo references and Potter illustrations take the reader into the magic of Cumbria. Perfect gift for any Potter fan.

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