Walking with Beatrix Potter : Fifteen Walks in Beatrix Potter Country

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  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2007-05-15
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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With this delightfully illustrated guide it is now possible for the first time to walk in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter's beloved characters--Jeremy Fisher, Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs. Tiggy Winkle and, of course, Peter Rabbit--and visit their lakes and rivers, their houses and gardens.Fifteen walks in the Lake district, all suitable for the young as well as for the comparatively old, and all with direct connections either to Beatrix Potter's stories or to her life as a farmer and conservationist, are presented iwth maps, illustrations and easy-to-follow directions that include parking and refreshment suggestions. Also included are full details of the particular interest and relationships that each walk has to the work of one of the world's best-loved storytellers.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Helen Beatrix Potterp. 10
Location Mapp. 19
Beatrix Potter's Heartlandp. 20
Near Sawrey and Castle Woodsp. 28
Hawkshead and the Loanthwaite Farmsp. 38
Tarn Hows and Rose Castlep. 50
Five Farms and a Pot of Teap. 58
Conistonp. 68
High Arnsidep. 76
Wray Castlep. 86
Cockshott Point, Bownessp. 96
Troutbeck Park Farmp. 102
The Amateur Land Agentp. 112
Little Langdalep. 122
Derwentwater West Shorep. 136
On the Trail of Mrs. Tiggy-Winklep. 150
Eskdalep. 162
Further Reading & Acknowledgementsp. 172
Indexp. 174
Illustration Creditsp. 176
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