By Bob Orrell
Inspired through having had a play permitted for BBC children Hour within the Nineteen Forties, Bob Orrell has been a author so much of his existence. His first e-book Saddle Tramp within the Lake District was once made right into a documentary by means of BBC television and except having written 13 books he has labored as a lighthouse keeper, a forester, a Lake District mountain advisor, a qualified 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 distinct wealth of information concerning the zone that's published within the neighborhood stories and the occasionally debatable observations and a laugh anecdotes that shape the foundation 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 motor vehicle, on a motorbike, on horseback or walking, following the shore of the Irish Sea and the Solway Firth to the Scottish Border at Gretna, when it comes to 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 proficient author' Keswick Reminder
'An fascinating mash up of news you kind of knew and tales you certainly did not' Whitehaven News