Walney Airfield

The Warbirds of Walney

walney cover ideaMuch more than simply a local history book – this lavishly illustrated work will delight aviation enthusiasts, genealogists, and amateur historians alike.

Continuing his passion for local airfields, John Nixon once again provides an accessible and engaging reading experience for those seeking to understand the construction and wartime usage of this South Lakeland airfield.

A valuable and much sought-after resource for anyone with even a passing interest in aviation history. 

Format is 244mm x 170mm. 170 pages colour soft back cover with B&W pages.
The price is £14.99. Postage is available contact us for details (postage at cost).

Click on the cover picture for a link to a short extract of the book

ISBN: 978-0-9927514-5-6

Thank you to everyone who turned up at our recent book launch & signing – it was a huge success and was great to see so many people with an interest in local history and was a privilege to meet some of the veterans who had served at RAF Walney.


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We are delighted to report that The Warbirds of Walney was SHORTLISTED IN THE LAKELAND BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2014. This is a great honour and was a proud moment for John Nixon to stand for a photocall with the other winners (including the Judges – author and columnist Hunter Davies, broadcaster and writer Eric Robson and BBC News broadcaster Fiona Armstrong)

Lakeland book of the year winner & runners up!