THE latest in the series of National Forest Park guides prepared by the Forestry Commission are those for Glen More in the Eastern Highlands of Scotland and Hardknott in south-west Cumberland. The one for Glen More has been edited by Prof. John Walton, who also describes the vegetation of the district. In two separate articles, A. Macpherson Grant and Miss I. F. Grant describe the history and traditions of the district, while descriptions of the geology and wild life are contributed by J. G. C. Anderson and Seton Gordon. Accounts are also given of the forests and plantations and the climbing grounds and hill walks in and around Glen More Park. J. M. Banner-man has provided a list of Gaelic place names and their translations, and there is a comprehensive bibliography. There are also a number of etchings, photographs and specially prepared maps, all of a quality which equals the high standard of the contributed articles. The guide for Hardknott has been prepared on a similar plan and reaches an equal standard of excellence. Five of these guides have now been published and may be obtained from H.M. (Stationery Office, price 2s. each.
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National Forest Park. Nature 164, 778 (1949). https://doi.org/10.1038/164778a0