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02 December 2016 13:51

Just in time for Christmas. Absolute Escapes are giving you the chance to win 3 incredibly useful Lake District products.

*Competition is now over*

December already? Christmas is well and truly just around the corner. What better than to treat yourself or a loved one to a collection of exclusive Lake District goodies?

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Just for you, Absolute Escapes has searched far and wide for the best Lake District maps and guides. We’ve settled on two excellent full-colour guides and a comprehensive map of Wainwright’s Fells. With the help of these, you’ll be well on your way to becoming an intrepid Lakes explorer.

If you’re lucky enough to win, you’ll be spoilt for what to do on your next trip to the Lakes. You’ll get all the knowledge contained within these:

Signed copy of ‘Lake District Low Level and Lake Walks’ by Vivienne Crow worth £9.99

Winning awards such as ‘Outdoor Book of the Year’, Vivienne Crow is a writer and photographer with a great passion for and knowledge of the Lakes. In ‘Lake District Low Level and Lake Walks’ she guides you through walks with meticulous detail. Suitable for beginners or seasoned fell walkers, there’s enough in here to keep you going for years.

Signed copy of ‘Great Mountain Days in the Lake District’ by Mark Richards worth £18.95

Mark Richards started writing guide books with the encouragement of Alfred Wainwright himself. In many ways he’s a spiritual successor. This guide book gives you fifty routes to tackle the Lake District’s many mountains. Signed by the author himself and with hand-drawn maps, you really won’t find a book like this by anybody else.

Wainwright Fells Map and Tick List from GuideUs worth £9.99

GuideUs is a team of designers with a real passion for fell walking. This prize really comes into play once you’ve made use of the other two. This beautifully designed, 594 × 420mm map printed on heavyweight 170gsm paper, lets you keep track of all fells you conquer. A perfect piece of wall art, you can impress guests with a visual display of every fell you’ve tackled.

That’s £38.93 worth of stuff to be exact. And you don’t even have to open your wallet.

For your chance to win simply enter your name and email. Easy, right?

Want to increase your chances of winning?

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All you have to do is share the competition once you've signed up on social media. The more you share it and the more friends you get to sign up the more chances you get. So just through sharing it once, you’ll DOUBLE your chance of winning.

Competition closes 12.00pm Friday 16th December. The winner will be announced shortly afterwards. If you’re the lucky one, you’ll have your trio of prizes by the big day itself.

Want to find out more about our prizes?

More on Mark Richards

More on Vivienne Crow

More on GuideUs

About the author

Shirley Thomson is the owner and director of Absolute Escapes Lettings and has been for over ten years. Her passion is for the Lake District, so she established Absolute Escapes to offer a personal service to those wanting to stay in the Lakes. She deals with every part of the business herself from finding cottages and managing bookings. If you’re looking for a Lake District cottage or an Eden Valley cottage, Shirley’s the woman for you.

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