The best and most comprehensive multimedia guide ever to the area, The Lake District
has a wealth of articles on fells, lakes, tarns, villages, people and
history, all hyperlinked together for easy exploration.
As well as 750 full-screen colour photographs showing the National Park
throughout the seasons, there are now 16 panoramas. Full screen, these show 360 degree views from fell tops such as Wetherlam and High
Raise as well as Sunrise on the Summit of Hay Stacks. Sit back, relax and
watch as the view scrolls slowly past. Or click a button to reveal the
names of the mountains on view.
And then there are the videos, over 80 of them, covering everything from
traditional sports such as Cumberland wrestling and Hound Trailing to perennial
favourites like Little Ratty and the steamship Gondola. How about backpacking among the fells or climbing Wetherlam by a route that Wainwright
never mentioned? This CD will show you.
Fancy a walk? Over 120 routes are described, ranging from
delightful explorations of the tarns "those little specks of blue" to
tough mountain expeditions for the expert.
Routes are shown on interactive maps which pinpoint towns and villages, fells, lakes and visitor attractions. Click on a point of interest and the map gives you more information.
text is fully indexed, while an easy to use A-Z search facility makes The Lake District
tool for learning more about the area.
There is a host of ideas for things to do and places to visit: houses,
museums, shops, steamers and much more.
The four pre-selected slideshows can be
personalised with your own choice, and there is also a random selection - different
An on-screen record book records
your days out and 'peak baggers' can tick off the summits and tarns they
There are links to the Internet for further information.