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Recommended Books for the visitor to Cumbria

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A Year in the Life of Langdale Valley
A Year in the Life of Langdale Valley
A Year of Derwent Water and Bassenthwaite A-Z Lake District Visitors Map Alston and Allendale in the North Pennines
Ambleside and Langdale: Short Scenic Walks Ambleside Remembered: People and Places, Past and Present Appleby at War: Life in the County Town of Westmorland During Wo Appleby-in-Westmorland (Landranger Maps)
Appleby-in-Westmorland (Landranger Maps)
Appleby-in-Westmorland: An Historic Town Guide Barrow-in-Furness (Changing Times)
Barrow-in-Furness (Changing Times)
Barrow-in-Furness and South Lakeland (Landranger Maps)
Barrow-in-Furness and South Lakeland (Landranger Maps)
Bassenthwaite Lake National Nature Reserve Management Plan
Bear's-eye View of Lakeland: Troutbeck to Ullswater Beatrix Potter: At Home in the Lake District
Beatrix Potter: At Home in the Lake District
Bewcastle and Old Penrith: A Roman Outpost Fort and a Frontier C Birdoswald, Bewcastle and Castleheads in the days of the Romans
Bradbury's History of Cockermouth Brampton Parish Landscape and Natural History Brampton, Old and New
Brampton, Old and New
Brantwood: John Ruskin's Home
Carlisle & Penrith Local Red Book Carlisle, Brampton, Longtown and Gretna Green (Explorer Maps)
Carlisle, Brampton, Longtown and Gretna Green (Explorer Maps)
Cartmel People and Priory Cleator Moor: Revealed - An Illustrated History
Coast to Coast (West): St Bees to Keld (Route Maps) Coast to Coast Walk: St.Bees to Swaledale Cockermouth,a History and Guide Coniston and Langdale: a Hill-walker's Guide
Coniston Copper Mines: A Field Guide Country Walks Around Kendal
Country Walks Around Kendal
Donald Campbell: The Man Behind the Mask
Donald Campbell: The Man Behind the Mask
Dove Cottage
Eskdale: Short Scenic Walks Fifteen Walks from Ambleside and Grasmere Francis Frith
Francis Frith's Around Lake Windermere
Francis Frith
Francis Frith's Furness and Cartmel Peninsulas
Francis Frith
Francis Frith's Grange-over-Sands
Full Colour Street Map
Full Colour Street Map
Full Colour Street Map of Carlisle & City Centre
Full Colour Street Map of Carlisle & City Centre
Full Colour Street Map of Kendal
Full Colour Street Map of Kendal
Full Colour Street Map of Penrith
Full Colour Street Map of Penrith
Full Colour Street Map of Whitehaven: Egremont, Seascale, Cleato
Full Colour Street Map of Whitehaven: Egremont, Seascale, Cleato
Geology of the Country Around Bewcastle Gilbertines and Ravenstonedale
Grange Over Sands: A Resort and Its Railway Haltwhistle and Brampton, Bewcastle & Alston (Landranger Maps) Haltwhistle and Brampton, Bewcastle and Alston (Landranger Maps)
Haltwhistle and Brampton, Bewcastle and Alston (Landranger Maps)
Hawick and Eskdale, Langholm (Landranger Maps)
Heart Jewel: The Essential Practices of Kadampa Buddhism
Heart Jewel: The Essential Practices of Kadampa Buddhism
History and Traditions of Ravenstonedale,Westmorland History of Kirkby Stephen Kendal and Morecambe: Windermere and Lancaster (Landranger Maps)
Kendal and Windermere
Kendal and Windermere
Kendal Past and Present Kirkby Lonsdale in Old Photographs Lake District (Collins Rambler
Lake District (Collins Rambler's Guides
Lakeland Fells: Ambleside and the South Lakeland Fells: Keswick and the North Leap into Legend: Donald Campbell
Leap into Legend: Donald Campbell
Memories of Carlisle
Memories of Carlisle
Monasteries of Cumbria: Cartmel Mr.Laurel and Mr.Hardy: An Affectionate Biography Old Kirkby Lonsdale: And the Rainbow Parish
Old Kirkby Lonsdale: And the Rainbow Parish
Old St Bees
Old St Bees
Old Ulverston
Old Ulverston
Old Wigton
Old Wigton
Pathfinder Maps: Broughton-in-Furness and Newby Bridge Pennine Cycleway - North: The Official Route Map and Guide
Penrith and Keswick, Ambleside (Landranger Maps)
Penrith and Keswick, Ambleside (Landranger Maps)
Penrith: A Historical Record in Photographs Rails Through Lakeland
Rails Through Lakeland
Ratty: a History of the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Ratty: a History of the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Reflections on Ullswater
Reflections on Ullswater
Roman Bath House at Bewcastle Roman Carlisle and the Lands of the Solway
Roman Carlisle and the Lands of the Solway
Sea to Sea Cycle Route: Whitehaven/Workington to Sunderland/Newc Settle to Carlisle: Linking the Stations of the Famous Railway Solway Firth, Wigton and Silloth (Explorer Maps)
Solway Firth, Wigton and Silloth (Explorer Maps)
Solway Steam: Story of the Silloth and Port Carlisle Railways
Stan and Ollie: The Roots of Comedy
Stan and Ollie: The Roots of Comedy
Strong Lad Wanted for Strong Lass: Growing Up in Carlisle Sugden's History of Arlecdon and Frizington Tales of a Lakeland Valley: Langdale
Tales of a Lakeland Valley: Langdale
The Border Reivers: Visitors Edition...
The Border Reivers: Visitors Edition...
The Coniston Tigers: Seventy Years of Mountain Adventure
The Coniston Tigers: Seventy Years of Mountain Adventure
The Furness Railway in and Around Barrow The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals
The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals
The Kendal and Windermere Railway The Pennine Cycleway: Northern Section The Rough Guide to the Lake District
The Rough Guide to the Lake District
The Team: The Story of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team
The Track of the Ironmasters: A History of the Cleator and Worki Walks Around Ambleside (Dalesman Walks Around S.) Walks Around Coniston: Hawkshead, Grizedale and Far Sawry Walks Around Windermere
Walks Around Windermere: Kendal, Sawry and Newby Bridge Walks with Children in the Lake District Walks with Children in the Lake District: Ambleside and Grasmere
Walks with Children in the Lake District: Ambleside and Grasmere
Walks with Children in the Lake District: Around Ullswater
West Cumbria, Cockermouth and Wast Water (Landranger Maps) Whitehaven and Workington (Explorer S.) Whitehaven and Workington: Cockermouth and Egremont (Explorer S. Whitehaven Street Guide
Windermere Street Guide Workington (Images of England S)
Workington (Images of England S)
  
Gardens of England and Wales
Gardens of England and Wales
Michelin Red Guide: Great Britain and...
Michelin Red Guide: Great Britain and...
Everything You Didn't Need to Know About...
Everything You Didn't Need to Know About...
The Rough Guide to England (Rough Guides)
A History of Britain
A History of Britain
The Good Pub Guide
The Good Pub Guide
Dog Friendly
Dog Friendly
Notes from a Small Island
Notes from a Small Island
The Good Food Guide
The Good Food Guide
A-Z Great Britain: Handy Road Atlas
A-Z Great Britain: Handy Road Atlas
Good Hotel Guide Great Britain and...
Good Hotel Guide Great Britain and...
Days Out UK 2003
Days Out UK 2003
AA the Hotel Guide
AA the Hotel Guide
Michelin Red Guide: Great Britain and...
Michelin Red Guide: Great Britain and...
The Good Bed and Breakfast Guide
The Good Bed and Breakfast Guide
The Ultimate Guide to Romantic Hotels
The Ultimate Guide to Romantic Hotels
 

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