Fellwalking With Wainwright: 18 of the Author's Favorite Walks in Lakeland
For this spectacular new edition of the fell walking classic, virtually all the photographs have been retaken by Wainwright's original Lakeland photographer, Derry Brabbs. After completing his Pictorial Guides, A. Wainwright was persuaded to write a narrative, descriptive account of his eighteen favourite Lake District walks. Described by a man who was both a master fell w...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Frances Lincoln
(first published March 7th 1989)
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Alfred Wainwright was born in Blackburn, Lancashire to Thomas Wainwright and Elizabeth Nixon. His family was relatively poor, mostly due to his stonemason father's alcoholism. He did very well at school (first in nearly every subject) although he left at the age of 13. While most of his classmates were obliged to find employment in the local mills, Wainwright started work as an...moreMore about A. Wainwright...