The Best Lake District Kindle Books

by whitemoss

England's Lake District, home to William Wordsworth, is a major tourist area. There are hundreds of books and guides to the Lake District.Here are the best for your Kindle.

I live in England's Lake District, home to poet William Wordsworth. It is one of the most visited places in the world. If you're planning a visit, get the best guide books right now for your Kindle and begin to dream of Grasmere, Windemere , Helvellyn and Scafell, just a few of the magical names of the Lake District. There is now a huge choice of Kindle guides to the Lakes. Here I point you to my top choices.
Carry your guides on your Kindle- so much lighter than a traditional book.

Visiting England's Lake District?

Here are the best Lake District Kindle ebooks

I live in the heart of England's Lake District, home of William Wordsworth and the Romantic poets, a National Park and an area of great natural beauty. Thousands of visitors flock to the Lake District every year,some just to admire the scenery,others to hike, boat, rock climb, cycle and take part in outdoor activities. Some come for the Literary festivals and cultural events.

Whatever the reason, England's Lake District is one of the most visited areas in the UK .

There is so much to do that you really need a guide book to plan your visit, but guide books are heavy, so cut the weight and get these great books for your Kindle. You'll have all the information you need stored in that neat little Kindle. Perfect.

Here I'll suggest my top Kindle Guide books to the Lake District, plus some other books for your Kindle to enhance your Lake District vacation.

Which guide to the Lake District should I download to my Kindle?

Rick Steves' Guides are so reliable, and really do point to the best things to see. His guide to the Lakes is my #1 choice for you.
Rick Steves' Snapshot England's Lake ...

Wordsworth's Poetry for your Kindle

Carry the wonderful poems of Wordsworth with you on your Kindle.

William Wordsworth's poem "Daffodils" is perhaps the most famous poem in the English language, often know by the first line "I wandered lonely as a cloud....."

This poem was written in Grasmere, in the heart of England's Lake District ( about half a mile from my home, where I'm writing this!). Many visitors to the Lake District make Dove Cottage, Grasmere, home of William Wordsworth, one of their "must visit" list.

Even if you never visit England or the Lake District, you can carry these wonderful poems with you on your Kindle, to reflect on from time to time. 

The selected poetry of William Wordsworth

In my opinion, the best classic selection of Wordsworth's poetry for your Kindle.
Selected Poetry of William Wordsworth (Modern Library Classics)

Selected Poetry of William Wordsworth represents Wordsworth’s prolific output, from the poems first published in Lyrical Ballads in 1798 that changed the face of English ...

Only $15.99

You can find out more about the Lake District from these links

I live in the Lake District, and love to share my knowledge .

Ten things to do in Grasmere
A guide to Grasmere village, home of William Wordsworth, in the heart of the Lake District.

William Wordsworth's Daffodils
Find out how this famous Lake District poem came to be written, and where you can see the Wordsworth daffodils if you visit the Lake District.

Hiking or walking in England's Lake District?

Download the best walks to your easy to carry Kindle.

The best way to enjoy England's Lake District is on foot.

In my opinion, you need to have a good map in your backpack. I know you can use your smartphone to find where you are, but a proper map is best.You really can't download this to your Kindle.

However, for a great range of walks, described in detail and available for your Kindle, this guide to 50 Lake District walks is a brilliant book to download to your Kindle.

Download it now if you are panning to visit the Lakes soon- you can dream of being here with your boots and backpack, ready to go!

Pack 50 Lake District Walks onto your Kindle. Hiking is a must if you are visiting the Lakes.

A great guide to hiking in the Lake District, easy to carry on your Kindle. Graded circular walks, suitable whatever level of walks will suit you.
Great Mountain Days in the Lake District: 50 Great Routes

A guidebook to fifty memorable walks on the high fells of the English Lake District. Graded circular routes equally suitable for the moderately adventurous walker looking for un...

Only $20.41

You need a good map- not suitable for your Kindle!

Take a proper map on your hike- there is really no substitute! Sometime a Kindle is not the best format, and here you need a traditional map.
Lake District Map

Always popular with walkers and visitors to the Lake District. Features detailed layer-coloured mapping on one easy-to-use sheet. Scale 1 inch to 1 mile (1:63 360). / Layer ...

Only $3.81

The top 10 Lakes in England's Lake District

Which is the most beautiful lake in the Lake District?

The Top 10 Lake in the Lake District
This is my choice of the top 10 lakes in the Lake District. Take a look and you'llsee that all the lakes are magnificent in their own way. Vote for your favorite.

Here's a beautiful poster to remind you of the beauty of the Lake District

Ullswater, one of the many beautiful lake in England's Lake District
Ullswater, Glenridding, Cumbria

Read about the life of Beatrix Potter on your Kindle

Read all about the author of Peter Rabbit on your Kindle.
The Tale of Beatrix Potter: A Biography

When Beatrix Potter died, few people knew the full story of her life. Margaret Lane's remarkable piece of literary detective work, originally published only three years after ...

Only $10.99
Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature

Peter Rabbit, Mr. McGregor, and many other Beatrix Potter characters remain in the hearts of millions. However, though Potter is a household name around the world, few know ...

Only $12.99

Beatrix Potter is another famous resident of the Lake District

The author of Petter Rabbit books, loved by all ages, lived and wrote in the Lake District.

Beatrix Potter lived at Sawrey, near Hawkshead in England's Lake District when she wrote the much loved Peter Rabbit books. There are stil lpeople alive in the Lake District today who's family know Beatrix Potter. Known locally by her married name of Mrs Heelis, Beatrix Potter was agenerous and well respected Lake District resident.

Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's home at Sawrey, is a big draw for tourists. There are also various Beatrix Potter exhibitions to visit in the Lake District. Why not download some information about Beatrix Potter onto your Kindle?

Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter

Here's the Lake District home of Peter Rabbit and friends!
Hill Top, Home of Beatrix Potter, Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria

Here's are some more Wizzley pages you might like

Here is more info about the Lake District, plus a lovely purple cover for your Kindle!

The English Lake District on Wizzley
Why I love my home - Wordsworths' home too- England's Lake District.

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Updated: 06/01/2013, whitemoss
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DerdriuMarriner on 07/05/2018

WhiteMoss and Veronica, Thank you respectively for the article and the appreciation of a charmingly pro-animal, pro-environment film and protagonist!

Veronica on 05/22/2017

I love that film.

V x

Veronica on 05/22/2017


I like to visit in October when the stunning Autumn colours are like flame on the landscape.
Anytime is beautiful though. I go to "recharge my batteries" every year before winter.

Veronica on 05/22/2017

Kim Besa
The Beatrix Potter house is a delight. She was so unspoilt , Take a look at picture of Peter Rabbit's garden in the books and Hilltop veg garden is just like that.

I was tearful when we were leaving.

DerdriuMarriner on 05/18/2017

WhiteMoss, "Daffodils" is a poem that I recite every spring when first the yellow beauties emerge near my front, shade garden. Have you seen the film "Miss Potter"? It's a charming combination of information about her delightful children's stories and her environmental interests. Hill Top grounds and house epitomize what I'd have as a dream home and property.

kimbesa on 06/01/2013

I'd love to visit the Lake District, and the Beatrix Potter home in particular.

whitemoss on 05/30/2013

Thanks for your thought. You must visit if you can...

MikeRobbers on 05/29/2013

Never been there too but it a very beautiful location with such a rich cultural history.

whitemoss on 05/22/2013

Thanks- hope you make it someday.

AnomalousArtist on 05/22/2013

I've been wanting to go to the Lake District for eons and have never yet quite managed to get there, thanks for this great information!

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