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tient exertion will soon place the tourist on the sumn uit of Harrison Stickle. Though of considerably inferior elevation to the other mountains we have de scribed, the views from this spot are extremely fine. Looking eastward, Helvellyn, Seat Sandal, and Fairfield bound the prospect ; and, in the north-west and north, Skiddaw and Saddleback are seen in the distance. Stickle Tarn is immediately below the eye, guarded by the frowning heights of Pavey Ark. In the south-east are the hills around the valley of Ambleside, beyond those at the head of Troutbeck and Kentmere. In turning to the south, the eye is attracted by the valley of Great Langdale, containing Elterwater and Loughrigg Tarn, and terminated by Windermere, with Curwen's Isle and the other islands diversifying its smooth surface. Loughrigg Fell conceals a portion of the head of the lake as well as the town of Ambleside. Underbarrow Scar, near Kendal, is seen over Bowness. Esthwaite Water is seen in the south-south-east, and close at hand, towards the right, is the bluff summit of Wetherlam End. A small part of the sea is embraced in the view in this direction. Through an opening, having on the left Pike o' Bliscoe, and on the right Crinkle Crags, Gatescale is presented in the north. The Old Man and the Great Carns shut in the prospect in the south-westo







On the shore of the Leren

Æstuary to
Penny Bridge, J. P. Machell, 184 Penny Bridge. 33
Along the left bank of the

The Crake lesses from Canis Bridge Field, Joseph Peony,

Crake to

ton Lake, and enten the Leren 16 Acr. Lowick Bridge. 6 near Penny Bridge. The extensivo Iron forge of 15 Along the right bank of the 7

Here are the remains of a fine

old hall, part of which is oveMessrs. Harrison, Ainslie, and

Crake to

pied by a Larmer. Co. 1 14 Nibth waite,

8 Two promontories extend

near the foot of

Water Park, Bensou Hami. into the lake near its foot,

son, Esq. Fine view of the which have a most picturesque

mountains round the head of effect. One is terminated by

the lake. steep rocks, and both become


From an eminence Dear the insulated when the lake is

highest promontory, a beautiswollen.

Along the east shore of ful view of the lake may be oby | Brantwood, Mrs. Copley, on 83 which the road passes to

13, tained. On the opposite shore, the left.

are the dark Pells of Terver. Coniston Bank, Wm. Brad- 84

131 Further up, Coniston Hall, ser. shaw, Esq., on the left.

rounded with trees, is descried.

This hall has changed owden Tent Lodge, formerly the residence of Miss 81

159 but twice since the Conquest, Elizabeth Smith, a lady of ex

most of which time it has be traordinary acquirements.

longed to the Flemings Be

yond are the towering Fells or Waterhead House, James Waterhead Hotel.

Coniston. Just below, is the Marshall, Esq.

rocky islet, Peel. This Inn is pleasingly situate 8

This lake, called also Thar on the margin of the lake;

ston Water, is six miles long bonts, post-horses, and guides,

To Coniston Vill. I mile. and nearly three-quarters of a can be supplied. A few daya

mile broad, its depth is stated might be spent agreeably here,

To Hawkshead, 3 miles.

to be 163 feet. Ju margin is very as the excursions in the vicinity

To Bowness, 8 miles.

regular, having few indents are numerous. The Old Man

tions of any ma gaitude. Two is in the immediate neighbour- On quitting. Waterhead

small islande are situate near hood; its ascent, though a work Inn, the road winds round

the eastern shore. Its prisof toil, would highly grauify the the grounds of Waterhead

cipal feeden are the stream Tourist. A walk into the par

from Yewdale and TilberthTOW Valleys of Yewdale and House, and is on the ascent

waite, and tbote running from Tülberthwaite, will afford many

for some distance. The lake the tarns on the Man Moup grand scenes. Newfield, in the presents a striking retro- tain. It aboiade with that retired vale of Seatbwaite, can spect from the summit of

and char; the latter fish to be renched by the Walna Scar the ascent.

thought to be found in greater road, which passes through

perfection han than elsewbere. Church Coniston, and under

The scenery at the foot is tame, the Old Man. This rond, which

but that at tbe upperextremity Is very mountainous and rough,

is of the grandest description. Als six miles in length.

Borwick Ground. 171 The Old Man, (8577 feet, and Blelham Tarn.

Wetherlam, (two feet are extremely majesite. The greatese portion of the lake belongs to Rov. Sir R. Flosing of Ryta

Hall, who has some valuable Pull Wyke, a bay of Winder

sopper roines upon the ou mere, hepe makes an advance.

21 Road to the Ferry. 1911 Wansfell Holm, J. Hornby,

Pine view of the Rydal and Esq., Dove Nest, and Low

Ambleside Mountains Wood Inn, are pleasing objects on the opposite shore. Wang

Loughrige Fell is before the tell Pike (1590 feet) rises above. 1 cr. Brathay Bridge. 204 Brathay Hall.

enter Westmorland. As the road winds round the Clapperagate Vill.

Cron Lodge, James Home extreunity of Loughrigg Fell, the mountains surrounding the

cr. Rothay Bridge. valley of Ambleside are strik dingly unfolded.



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Kendal must be left by the 16 Turnpike Gate. 2 St Thomas' Church. road over the House of Correo Over moorish and hilly 4 the right is to Ambleside.

Keep to the left the road on tigo hill. 139 ground to Crook vill.

71. Furness Pelle in the distant Bowness village, half-a-mile 101 First view of Windermere. foreground.


Storr's Ball, Rev. T. BLAD to the right

FERRY. In crossing, the views up the

Berkshire Isle, and a Uttlo

87 lake, and of the mountains Between the two promon

beyond, the Storr's Point proround the head, are extremely

jects. At the Ferry Inn, endne.

tories, the lake is only 400 quire for the Station House, Looking down, Gummer's yards across. The Perry

whence there is a splendid view How, on the east margin, is boats are kept on the Lan

of the lake. conspicuous. cashire side.

"This vagrantowl hath learn'a Bowness, with its church,

his cheer

On the banks of Windermere : chool, and villas, is a pretty

9) Ferry Inn. object.

81 Where a band of them make Enter Lancashire.

merry, Belle Isle on the right. Stran.

Mocking the man that keeps gers are allowed to land. It eon.

the Ferry, tains upwards or thirty seres.

Hallooing from an open throat, Mr. Curwen's house, of a circu7 Sawrey vill.


Like travellers shouting for a lar shape, is upon it,

bout." From the summit of the along the east shore of

Wordsworth's Waggoner. ascent from the Ferry, Ingle

Langdale Pikes are visible : borough is visible.

ESTHWAITE LAKE, on the right is the Pass of DunThe Old Man is in sight.

mail Raise, to the east of which

and round its head to This lake is two miles in

are Helvellyn, Seat Sandal, and

Fairfield. The apex of Skid. length, and one-third of a mile

5 'in breadth. The scenery around

HAWKSHEAD. 13 daw is seen through Danmail it is pleasing, but destitute of

Inn, Red Lion.

Hawkshead is a small butl any features of grandeur. A

ancient market-town at the peninsula swells frorn the westi

To Ambleside, 5 miles. head of the valley of Esthwaite. shore, and pleasantly relieves

The old hall where the Abbota the monotonous regularity of

To Newby Bridge, 8 miles. of Fumess held their Courts, i the margin. The stream which Issues from it, is calledthe Cup- To Ulverston, 16 miles.

16 a farm-house, lying about a!

mile distant. ses; it enters Windermere a

St. Micbael's mile and a half below the Ferry.

Church, a structure of great Many handsome villas enliven

antiquity, is placed on a rocky!

eminence immediately over the the banks of the lake. In a pond near the bead, is a diminutive

town, commanding fine viewe floating Island, baving upon it

Over elevated ground to of the adjacent country. several snall trees.

" the grassy church. 1 Coniston Waterhead Inn, 17 yard hangs At the termination of the ascent, the lake and vale or an excellent Hotel, beauti

Upon a slope above the village

school. Coniston, hermed in by mag- fully situated on the mar. This school was founded in nificent motintains, break upon

gin of the lake, near ita 1585, by Archbishop Sandys, the eye with almost theatrical head.

member of an ancient family warprise.

still seated in the neighbour Waterhead House, Marshall,

hood. The poet Wordsworth, Esq., on the left.

and his brother, the late Mac

lar of Trinity College, Carl | Coniston Village lies imme!

bridge, were educatat here. In diately under the Man moun

the verses of the fortner, allu. Lain, half a mile from the west- CONISTON VILL.

sion is frequently made to

18 - The antique market village, em margin of the lake. It has tro mau inas.

where were passed

My school-days." From Coniston village, or the Inn at Waterhead, a mountain road, Ave and a half miles in length, pentes through Tilberthwaite, between Ozen Fell Cross on the right, and Wetherlam on the left, and Joins the Little Langdale road at Fellfoot. The pedestrian might proceed by way of Blea Tarn into Great Langdale. Another road, five miles in length, passing through Yewdale, and climbing the moor on the east of Oxen Fell, enters the road leading from Ambleside to Little Langdale, half a mile above Skelwith Bridge.

A pleasing excursion round the lake might be made by Tourists staying at the Waterhead Inn, Coniston village, one mile; Coniston Hall, formerly a seat of the Flemings of Rydal, but now farm-house, two miles; on the left, some elevated fells are then interposed between the road and lake. Torver village, care and a half miles. A little beyond Torver Church, turn to the left, the road crosses the rivulet Gowing from Gateswater, which lies at the foot of Dow-Crag on the Old Man, and approaches the lake ut Oran Houses, five and a half miles. A short distance from the foot, Bowdray Bridge over the Crate, right and half miles. Nibtbwaite village, nipe miles, by the east margin to Waterhead Inn, 17 milloa




ON LIPT FRON KENDALI Proceed by the Kendal and Kendal must be left by the 14 Windermere Railway to Birth

waite, which is 9 miles from read over the House of Correo

Fine views on the right of Kendal, 2 from Bowness, and 5 tion HUL. from Ambleside, and where, in

the valley of Kendal. Shap and St Thomas' Church. the summer season, coaches for

Howgill Fells in the distance Keep to the right

12 all parts of the lake district wait 2 Road on the left to Bownese Obellsk. Tolson Hall, M the arrival of the trains.

8 miles from Kendal. Bateman. The valley of Kentmere diver- 10 Staveley vill.

Ings Chapel was erected at iges to the right. It is five or six

Watered by the Kent,

the expense of Richard Bate miles long, and pent in by the huge mountains of Hin Bell, upon which there are seve

man, a Leghorn merehant. He

was a native of the township; (2438 feet.) High Street, (2700 ral bobbin, and woollen

and, being a elever lad, he was feet,) and Harter Fell. The mills.

sent by the inhabitante to Lon remains of a Roman road, the From the road between the don. He rose by diligence and highest in England, are still to

fourth and Arth milestones industry, from the situation of be traced upon the two former. Coniston Fells are visible.

a menial servant to be his At Kentmere Hall, a ruined

master's partner, and amazed peel-tower, now occupied as a 73 Ings Chapel. 64 a considerable fortune. For Turm house, Bernari Gilpin,

some years he resided at Lega " the Apostle of the North,

horn, whence he forwarded the was born 1517.

slabs of marble with which the The pedestrian, after as

chapel is floored. His story is loending High Street, which

Jalluded to in Wordsworth's commands an extensive pros

" Michael; but his tragie pect, might descend to Paws

end is not told The captain Water, or into Martindale, pro

Jof the vessel in which he wa ceeding thence to Patterdale.

miling to England, peisened him, and seized the ship and

cargo. Bannerigg Dead.

First view of Windermere Orrest Head, John Braith

Orrest Head.

84 From

this eminence, and waite, Esq. A mile beyond is

hense to the lake, splendid Elleray, which belonged to the

Road on the left to Bow- Views of the mountains in the Iste Professor Wilson of Edin. ness, two miles.

west are commanded. Lang 'burgh The view from the


9 front of the house is very fine.

dale Pikes, from their peeuliar

shape, are easily known, How Railway Terminus fell, a broad topped mountain,

is on the south. Between the Windermere Hotel.

two, Great End and Great Gable 5 Cook's House.

are seen. On the south of BowSt Catherines, Earl of Brad

fell, Scawfell Pike may be sees

Road on the left to Bow- in clear weather. Farther south Hord. ness. On the right a road

are Crinkle raga, Wrynere,

Wetherlam and Coniston Old leads through Troutbeck,

Man. To the south east of Lang over Kirkstone, and de

dale Pikes, in the foreground, scends to Ulleswater.

Loughrigg Fell; farther back!

are Fairfield and Seandale Road along the banks of the

4 stream to Troutheck vill, one

Iscr. Troutbeck Bridge. and a half miles distant.

Calgarth Park, built by the At the turn of the road, a little

eminent Bishop Watsos. beyond the eleventh milestone, the mountains round Amble- On the margin of Winder- This portion of the route la side vale open out in a beauti


eminen ily beautiful ful manner.

An excellent establishment 2 Low Wood Inn. 12 Loughrigg Fell is seen on the lon the margin of the lake

opposite shore. At its foot, There is a fide expanse of water To Bowness, 4 miles. Brathay Hall, G. Redmayne, visible from the windows. The tourist will find employment

To Hawkshend by the for many days in rambling

Ferry, 9 miles

Dove Nest, a house inhabit about the adjacent country, or

ed, during one summer, by boating upon the lake.

To Newby Bridge, 12 miles. Mrs Hemans, is a short die Wansfell Holm, J. Hornby,

tance farther on the right Waterhead House, Thomas Jackson, ksq. Toll bar; head of the Lake. 13

Waterle, Mr Nextra AMBLESIDE. 14 Road to Clapperspica Inn-Salutation, Commercial,

and White Lion

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