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Tales and Trails


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Tales and TrailsTales and Trails by Taffy Thomas

by Taffy Thomas MBE

edited and produced by Helen Watts

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Published as part of a Heritage Lottery Fund project. Tales and Trails from the Storyteller's GardenGrasmere presents five folktales to delight readers young and old, all inspired by locations in and around the Cumbrian village of Grasmere. Each tale is accompanied by a walking map and walking route trail, so you can visit many of the places you hear about in the stories.

What's inside?

The Fairy Boots - a tale for all ages to treasure while relaxing in the safety and tranquility the Storyteller's Garden.

The Cat Fishers - accompanied by an easy, accessible riverside walk along the River Rothay and around Grasmere village.

The King of the Birds - a tale for the more adventurous to share on the summit of Helm Crag.

The Dragon of Rydal Cave - follow in the dragon's footsteps and visit his lair in Rydal Cave.

The Hunchback and the Swan - a mystical tale to enjoy on the shores of Grasmere lake.

Tales and Trails has been published by Tales in Trust (May 2013, ISBN 978-0954106812), price £7.99, and can be ordered on Amazon or direct from Tales in Trust - tel: 015394 35641, email:info@taffythomas.co.uk.