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Page 74:-
returning to Ambleside by Nook End. Lakes and Tarns to the number of ten, may be enumerated in this excursion; viz. Ullswater, Windermere, Esthwaite, Coniston, Grasmere, and Rydal lakes; and Elterwater, Blelham, Easdale, and Grisedale tarns: oftener than once, may eight of them be reckoned from one station. Here is likewise a good view of the different creeks and inlets of the sea towards Lancaster and Ulverston.

Langdale Pikes
Called Pike of Stickle, and Harrison Stickle, are by their peculiar form distinguished at a great distance. They afford some good views to the south east: but being encompassed on other sides by higher mountains, the prospect is somewhat limited. Harrison Stickle, the higher, is 2400 feet above the level of the sea: it is more easily ascended, and has the better prospect towards Rydal and Ambleside; but the Pike of Stickle has the advantage of catching, through an opening in the hills, a view of the lake of Bassenthwaite, and the mountain Skiddaw - from both of which Harrison Stickle is excluded by the interposition of higher lands.

High Street
  roman road
  shepherds' meet

May have taken its name from an ancient road which appears as a broad green path over this
[] These Pikes should always be distinguished from the Pikes of Wasdale Head, by some called the Pikes of Scawfell.
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