Around the well trodden mountains of the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, the lower heights and foothills form some of Britains finest summits. The colourfully wooded, cragged hills and moorlands of the forgotten part of Lakeland provide magnificent views of their higher neighbours, whilst the unspoilt hills of the distinct summits across this region that are below 2, 000 feet in altitude. Fully illustarted with clear route maps and a selection of colour photographs, there is a range of routes, from gentle woodland walks that the whole family can enjoy to remote ascents into relatively unexplored uplands. For ease of use and reference, the guide is divided into seven sections, each of which begins with an explanation of the area's geology to enhance walker's understanding of the landscape they are exploring. Complete with an introduction and advice on footpaths and rights of way, plus tips on hill saftey, techniques and conditions for both the novice and experienced walker alike, this book provides interesting information on hill names, details on local accommodation and an excellent list of contacts.