Wainwright Walks Book (Julia Bradbury)
PUBLISHED in November 2012 and tying-in with the BBC series Wainwright Walks.
Lake District die-hards alike and features ten of Alfred Wainwright’s best walks.
In this companion volume to the acclaimed BBC series – Julia follows in the footsteps of the famous fell-walker, author and artist A. Wainwright. The late Alfred Wainwright is known to millions who love the Lake District.
His Pictorial Guides, published in seven volumes between 1955 and 1966, have become a definitive reference to 214 different peaks, inspiring generations of walkers to roam the Lakeland’s glorious fells.
In Wainwright Walks, Julia sets out to retrace ten of Wainwright’s classic routes. She takes on Wainwright’s ultimate challenge, Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain, as well as tackling some of the region’s remotest fells, discovering some of its most tranquil spots and climbing to the top of the legendary fellwalker’s final resting place, Haystacks.
The walks are illustrated with Wainwright’s drawings, dramatic images from the television series and evocative landscape photographs by photographer Derry Brabbs.