These are books, pamphlets and maps referred to or used in the writing of A Lake District Grand Tour.


100 Greatest Cycling Guides100 Greatest Cycling Climbs: A Road Cyclist’s Guide to Britain’s Hills, Simon Warren, 2010, Frances Lincoln Ltd

A History of Cumberland & Westmorland, William Rollinson, 1996, Phillimore & Co Ltd

A Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells: Books One to Seven, by A. Wainwright. Copyright The Estate of A. Wainwright. Reproduced by permission of Frances Lincoln Ltd.

A President’s Love Affair with the Lake District, Andrew Wilson, 1996, Lakeland Press Agency

A Tour Through The Whole Island Of Great Britain, Daniel Defoe, 1724

A Walk Around the Lakes, Hunter Davies, 1979, Weidenfeld and Nicolson

Castles in Cumbria, Jean M Cope, 1991, Cicerone Press

Collected Poems, Norman Nicholson, 1994, Faber and Faber Ltd

Cumbrian Folk Tales, Taffy Thomas, 2012, The History Press

Cumbrian Rock, Trevor Jones & Geoof Milburn, 1988, Pic Publications

Cycling Touring Guides: Northern England, Harold Briercliffe, first published 1947, revised edition 2012, Batsford

Exploring Cumbrian History, Philip Nixon, 2009, The Breedon Books Publishing Company Ltd

Feet in the Clouds: A Tale of Fell-Running and Obsession, Richard Askwith, 2004, Aurum Press

Foot and Mouth - Heart and SoulFoot and Mouth – Heart and Soul, edited by Caz Graham, 2001, Small Sister for BBC Radio Cumbria

Hound Trailing, John Coughlin, 1998

I Never Knew That About The Lake District, Christopher Winn, 2010, Random House

Lakeland Villages, Jim Watson, 1998, Cicerone Press

Lakeland’s Greatest Pioneers: 100 Years of Rock Climbing, Bill Birkett, 1983, Robert Hale

Memoirs of a Fellwanderer, by A. Wainwright. Copyright The Estate of A. Wainwright. Reproduced by permission of Frances Lincoln Ltd.

Tales of Old Cumbria, William Amos, 1996, Countryside Books

The English Lakes: A History, by Ian Thompson, 2010, Bloomsbury

The Secret Valley, Nicholas SizeThe Lake Counties, W G Collingwood, 1902, revised by William Rollinson 1988, JM Dent and Sons

The Place Names of Cumbria, Joan Lee, 2012, Kindle

The Secret Valley: The Real Romance of Lakeland, Nicholas Size, 1930, Frederick Warne and Co Ltd

Ordnance Survey Tour Map - Lake District & Cumbria    Pamphlets and guides

The Church of St Andrew, Dacre

The Vikings in Gosforth, St Mary’s Church, Gosforth

The Vikings, Wasdale Head and Their Church, Bill Bailey, 2002


Ordnance Survey Outdoor Leisure Series, The English Lakes, 1:25,000

Ordnance Survey Tour Series, The Lake District and Cumbria

Sea to Sea, Sustrans

Wainwrights in Verse, John Phoenix Hutchinson

Walney to Wear, Sustrans,