A Year in the Life of the Langdale Valleys
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Year in the Life of the Langdale Valleys by Bill Birkett
Book DescriptionProbably the best known and best loved of all Lakeland valleys is caught through the seasons in a series of photographs by noted climber, photographer and writer Bill Birkett. Over a hundred images, ranging from the grandeur of the great mountains surrounding the valley through the more mundane activities of the local farmers to the details of the spectacular prehistoric carvings and artefacts which are still extant, trace and record the subtle interplay of man and nature which characterise the peculiar beauty of the Lake District. This is an irresistible gift book for those who know and love the area.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780711224490
(267mm x 250mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bill Birkett
Walk Windermere and Hawkshead, Paperback (July 2012)
A practical walking guidebook to twenty walks in the Lake District around and above Waterhead, Windermere, Bowness, Hawkshead, Lakeside, Finsthwaite and Sawrey. Including all the classic high tops, the low fells and easy valley walks around lake, wood, waterfall and tarn, it presents each walk on a double page spread.
Year in the Life of Glencoe, Paperback (March 2011)
A year in the life of one of the most awesome valleys in Britain, told in words and photographs by climber Bill Birkett.
Year in the Life of the Isle of Skye, Hardback (June 2008)
Bill Birkett portrays each aspect of the Isle of Skye throughout the seasons, from its awakening in spring to the icy grip of winter.
Scafell, Hardback (December 2007)» View all books by Bill Birkett
First-ever portrait of Scafell in all its moods and approaches, by prize-winning photographer and climber Bill Birkett.
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Author Biography - Bill Birkett
Bill Birkett is one of Britain's foremost mountain writers and photographers. Photography, climbing and walking have been his lifelong passions. He first started exploring the mountains with his father Jim Birkett, a leading climber and naturalist. Twice a winner of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild BEST OUTDOOR BOOK for his A Year in the Life of the Duddon Valley. and A Year in the Life of Langdale Valley, Bill is also the author of photographic portaits of Borrowdale and Glencoe and Scafell - Portrait of a Mountain. To find out more about Bill Birkett, click here
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