Exploring Arthur Ransome’s Lake District
Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons stories have delighted generations of readers. For many, part of the appeal is tracing the links between the fictional setting and the real landscapes of the English Lake District.
Discover Arthur Ransome's Lakeland was the first full-colour book on the locations and background to the stories. Now it’s reborn for the digital age, fully revised and updated, with many new photographs and a bonus walk. Discover the real counterparts to ‘Wild Cat Island’, ‘Rio’ or ‘Kanchenjunga’; delve into the mystery of ‘Swallowdale’; immerse yourself in landscapes that are still recognisable and still magical.