Walking the Shropshire Way from Cicerone Press
A two-week circular trail including the Wrekin, Stiperstones and Wenlock Edgeby by John Gillham.
Unplug and unwind with the kids on an adventure or three in the Lake District. Discover Squirrel Nutkin's island, go geocaching (the kids will explain), pedal, paddle, scramble, swim, wander and wonder. There's a world of magic to discover.
Featuring 40 brilliant adventures designed for the under-12s, Outdoor Adventures with Children – Lake District showcases a treasure trove of exciting outdoor pursuits. Activities include hiking, biking, boating, scrambling, mountain climbing, exploring, overnight missions and more. The adventures are graded, with alternatives given where they exist so families can embark on the level of adventure that suits them best. Similarly, the guide is designed for long-term use, so as children grow up they can progress to more exhilarating and challenging adventures.
A natural adventure playground for children of all ages, the Lake District is the perfect place for families to share outdoor adventures, have fun together and inspire youngsters to love and cherish wild and rural landscapes.
All featured routes have been rigorously road-tested and have got the thumbs up from the harshest of critics – the under-12s. In addition to OS mapping and easy-to-follow route description, the guide also includes invaluable practical information on bike/boat hire, bases and transport in the Lake District, plus notes on adventuring safely, getting close to nature and responsibly using national parks.
About the authors
Rachel Crolla and Carl McKeating live at the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with their two young adventurers. They have visited the Lake District on family holidays since their own childhoods and have fond memories of being taken on some of the routes in this book. They are both passionate about passing on their love and respect of outdoor environments to a new generation. Rachel and Carl are outdoors writers and photographers who have hiked, scrambled and climbed all over Europe, exploring the major mountain ranges. They also enjoy cycling.
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