A Lake District Grand Tour
Pedalling through Lakeland:
The Challenge, The History, The Wildlife, The Scones
“In ‘A Lake District Grand Tour’, Mike visits all the lakes of Lakeland, pokes into its most distant corners, and cycles over every mountain pass (well, he attempts to).
Along the way he tells the story of Lakeland. He sees where poets wrote and climbers climbed, he tells of ‘oond trailin’ and fell-racing, and he hunts for golden eagles and elusive ring ouzels.
With his twenty-year-old son alongside him on the ride (actually more often ahead of him, disappearing up a hill) and sharing his sense of humour, Mike’s story of The Challenge, The History, The Wildlife and The Scones is proving popular.”
‘For the armchair adventurer, cycling the Lakes with Mike is an enlightening experience.‘ The North West Evening Mail
‘This is one hell of way to see the Lake District National Park! A great description of the grandest of Lake District tours. Get pedalling!’ Richard Leafe, Chief Executive, Lake District National Park Authority
‘Relaxed and chatty with a ready wit.’ Cumbria Life magazine
‘Charming and easily readable.‘ Cycletourer website
‘A very well written book with a chatty humorous style.‘ Keswick Reminder
‘I thoroughly enjoyed the book.‘ Conserving Lakeland magazine
‘A sense of humour in abundance.‘ The Cumbria Magazine
You can find much more detail and on my route through the Lake District at https://lakedistrictgrandtour.co.uk/.
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