Wild Swimming Walks - Lake District - Pete Kelly

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DESCRIPTION

This book takes you on magical journeys through Britain’s most popular walking and swimming region, combining classic Lakes fell walking with adventurous swimming, collating the very best swims and hikes in The Lake District.

Combining stunning photography, engaging stories and history, the book is packed with all the practical information you need, including detailed directions, route maps and downloadable guides. Discover the beautiful pool below the highest waterfall in Cumbria, seek the legendary talking fish of Bowscale Tarn, swim around the islands of Ullswater and into the Devil’s Chimney, bathe in the deepest tarn in the Lakes beneath the towering crags of Mardale, explore the craggy highs and the watery lows of Scafell Pike from the wonderful Eskdale Valley.

Pete Kelly was brought up in northern England and learnt to swim in the tidal pools of Northumbria. He now lives in Ambleside with his wife Andrea and son William. Together they founded Swim the Lakes in 2005, pioneering guided adventure swimming. Pete has appeared on BBC Countryfile and Secret Britain and writes for Outdoor Swimmer Magazine. 

  • Publisher: Wild Things Publishing Ltd (May 2022)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1910636336
  • Dimensions: 15 x 2.5 x 18 cm
  • Paperback
  • 214 pages