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Cumbria Tourism, the county’s official destination organisation, is looking forward to the Lake District, Cumbria dazzling in the limelight once again

Sophie is now President of The Arthur Ransome Society "Everyone is asking me about the new film adaptation of Swallows and Amazons. I read an early version of the screenplay, visited the film crew ...

Sophie is now President of The Arthur Ransome Society "Everyone is asking me…

A new film version of Swallows and Amazons brings the rural way of life back to…

Children messing about in boats is not enough for this adaptation, which injects an adult espionage twist more Famous Five than Arthur Ransome

Swallows and Amazons forever this 19 August “Roger, aged seven, and no longer the youngest of the family, ran in wide zigzags, to and fro, across the steep field that sloped up from the lake to Holly Howe, the farm where they were staying for part of the summer holidays.” To many British sailors, the

Swallows and Amazons forever this 19 August “Roger, aged seven, and no longer the youngest of the family, ran in wide zigzags, to and fro, across the steep field that sloped up from the lake to Holly Howe, the farm where they were staying for part of the summer holidays.” To many British sailors, the

The lug-sail dinghies Swallow and Amazon as featured in the 1974 movie 'Swallows & Amazons' shot on Derwentwater in the English Lake District.

The lug-sail dinghies Swallow and Amazon as featured in the 1974 movie 'Swallows & Amazons' shot on Derwentwater in the English Lake District.

Map showing film locations used in the 1974 film of 'Swallows & Amazons' around Coniston Water in the English Lake District drawn by Sophie Neville

Map showing film locations used in the 1974 film of 'Swallows & Amazons' around Coniston Water in the English Lake District drawn by Sophie Neville

Swallows and Amazons, map of the lake

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Sailor: Education for Wonder: Sailor Reading and Teaching Literature - Arthur Ransome books

Swallows and Amazons:  Brilliant remake of original film based on Arthur Ransome's book, filmed on and around Coniston Lake, amazing scenery.

Swallows and Amazons: Behind the scenes of the remake of Arthur Ransome’s classic children’s tale

Swallows and Amazons: Brilliant remake of original film based on Arthur Ransome's book, filmed on and around Coniston Lake, amazing scenery.

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