By Bob Orrell
Inspired by way of having had a play authorised for BBC young ones Hour within the Nineteen Forties, Bob Orrell has been a author such a lot of his lifestyles. His first booklet Saddle Tramp within the Lake District used to be made right into a documentary via 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 was once 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 collect a different wealth of data concerning the area that's published within the neighborhood stories and the occasionally debatable observations and fun anecdotes that shape the root of this hugely readable book.
Told in a calm and enjoyable type it's the tale of a leisurely trip that may be made by way of vehicle, 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 talented author' Keswick Reminder
'An exciting mash up of reports you kind of knew and tales you certainly did not' Whitehaven News
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