By Bob Orrell
Inspired through having had a play permitted for BBC children Hour within the Forties, Bob Orrell has been a author so much of his lifestyles. His first booklet Saddle Tramp within the Lake District used to be made right into a documentary by way of BBC television and except having written 13 books he has labored as a lighthouse keeper, a forester, a Lake District mountain advisor, a certified yacht skipper. for 5 years he used to be a Producer/Presenter with BBC Radio Cumbria and he additionally labored for BBC tv. His paintings as a author and broadcaster in West Cumbria has enabled him to assemble a special wealth of information concerning the zone that's published within the neighborhood stories and the occasionally debatable observations and a laugh anecdotes that shape the root of this hugely readable book.
Told in a calm and exciting sort it's the tale of a leisurely trip that may be made by means of automobile, on a motorcycle, on horseback or strolling, following the shore of the Irish Sea and the Solway Firth to the Scottish Border at Gretna, in terms of the traditional and picturesque hamlets, villages, cities - and one urban - dotted alongside Cumberland's Rum Butter Coast.
'Well worthy a learn' Cumbria Magazine
'A vintage' Cockermouth Post
'Bob Orrell is a proficient author' Keswick Reminder
'An fascinating mash up of reports you kind of knew and tales you actually did not' Whitehaven News
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