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Page 176:-
stone, and about sixty others, forming a circle, the property of Colonel Lacy of Eden Lacy; through the village of Little Salkeld to Longwathby; cross the river Eden to Penrith - Crown Hotel and George Inn, excellent. The drive is about twenty-seven miles, and four horses in posting, &c. recommended.
'Lowther Castle, the seat of the Earl of Lonsdale - Castle and grounds shown daily; from Lowther, on the left, cross the river Lowther to Eusemere, at the foot of Ulleswater Lake; proceed to the head of the lake, Patterdale; returning down the lake, Lyulph's Tower, the property of Henry Howard, Esq. of Greystoke Castle - a cascade in the grounds - proceed down the lake, and by the banks of the river Eamont to Penrith.
'Leave Penrith for Keswick, Derwent Water, and Bassenthwaite Lakes, Borrodale, Barrow Cascade; from Keswick to Cockermouth, by Bassenthwaite Lake, Buttermere Lake, and Scale Force Cascade, Lowes Water Lake, Crummock Lake. Return to Keswick by the same road, or by Whinlatter Fell.
'Leave Keswick for Ambleside, Grasmere Lake, Rydal Cascade, Windermere Lake, Coniston Lake, &c. - Leave Ambleside for Kendal.'
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button -- "Crown Hotel" -- Crown Inn
button -- "George Inn" -- George Hotel
button -- "Long Meg and Her Daughters" -- Long Meg and Her Daughters
button -- "Lowther Castle" -- Lowther Castle
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