A guide for Ransomite to visit the Lake District
Lake District is located at north east of England, 5 hour from London by railway. Change trains at Oxenholme to Windermere.
In bookshelf (Left photograph was taken August 1992), there are translations of Ransome Saga. We found Japanese translation also. We found the Slippers. We remembered the preface of first edition of Swallows and Amazons
To the four whom it was written in exchange for a pair of slippers.
There is The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Correspondences between Tolkien and Ransome are recorded in Signalling from Mars and The Letters of Tolkien. There are maps of Lake District and Photographs of Arthur Ransome on the wall. There is desk of Ransome also.
In museum shop, you will find Lake District Map for Ransomite, which include 'native' name and 'real' name also. You will find reference books about Ransome, badges of 'Swallows and Amazons for ever'.
Photographs were conditioned on usage without profit 1992, but permission was not made 1994.
Return to Black Swan Inn(x)