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Page 175:-
Carlisle and Penrith. Has an excellent inn, the White Ox, conducted by Mrs. Pearson. On the right is Tarn Wadling, a lake covering about one hundred acres of ground.
CARLISLE. (See page 100.)


Tour from Carlisle

Comprising most interesting and beautiful Scenery.
'CARLISLE - Bush, Crown and Mitre, and Royal Hotels, excellent - Cathedral - Castle:- Corby Castle, the picturesque seat of Philip Henry Howard, Esq. M.P. - Castle and walks shown every Wednesday - will occupy a day, returning to Carlisle.
'Leaving Carlisle, at six miles on the London road, by the left, proceed to the village of Armathwaite; cross the river Eden, by the right, to Nunnery, the seat of H. A. Aglionby, Esq. M.P.- the walks on the Eden and Croglin rivers are magnificent, and shown daily; cross the river Croglin to Staffold Hall - the walks on the Eden and Croglin, equally splendid, are shown every day; through the market-town of Kirkoswald, on the left, and then on the right, through Glassonby; then on the right, in half a mile, on the right in a field, a slight deviation from the road, there is a druidical monument called 'Long Meg and her Daughters,' consisting of one very high
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button -- "Bush Inn" -- Bush Inn
button -- "Crown and Mitre Hotel" -- Crown and Mitre Hotel
button -- "High Hesket" -- High Hesket
button -- "Long Meg and Her Daughters" -- Long Meg and Her Daughters
button -- "Royal Hotel" -- Rotal Hotel
button -- "Tarn Wadling" -- Tarn Wadling
button -- "White Ox" -- White Ox
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