Lakes Guides

Martineau 1855

Notes about transcription.
Guide book description.

Pages list.
Keyword index.
Martineau's index.
Plates and Outline views.
Raw data.
Garnett's map.


half title page

  Aira Force

title page
  map maker





list of plates


  Orrest Head
  outline view
  Mountains on the West Side of Windermere

  St Mary's College


  Lindsey Aspland

  St Martin, Bowness-on-Windermere
  Windermere Ferry
  Christopher North

  Windermere from near Storrs

  Miller Brow
  steamer trip

  Windermere from Lowood Hotel


  rowing boats

first tour
  Furness Abbey and Coniston
  bobbin mills
  charcoal burning
  Furness Abbey
  Coniston Water
  Elizabeth Smith

  Coniston from the Wood above Bank Ground

  Esthwaite Water
  Priest Pot
  1745 Rebellion
  Crier of Claife

  Windermere Ferry

second tour
  Patterdale and Ambleside
  High Street

  Kirkstone Pass
  Aira Force
  Upper Reach of Ullswater

  St Mary's Church

  Stockghyll Force

third tour
  Skelwith and Grasmere
  Skelwith Force
  Loughrigg Tarn
  High Close

  Grasmere from Red Bank

  Red Bank


  Wordsworth's grave
  Dove Cottage
  Rydal Water
  Nab Cottage

  Rydal Water

  Rydal Mount
  Rydal Falls

mountain walk
  stone walls

  rain gauges
  views from Fairfield
  outline view
  Mountains seen a little beyond Rydal Mount

Keswick area
  Swan Inn
  Sir Walter Scott

  Dunmail Raise
  Armboth House

  outline view
  Mountains seen from the West Side of Thirlmere

  Castle Rock
  Lord Clifford
  Southey's grave

  Vale of Keswick

  Flintoft's relief map
  Crosthwaite's museum


Keswick excursions
  Derwent Water
  St Herbert
  Derwentwater Family

  Derwent Water from Castle Head

  floating island

Keswick, first tour
  Borrowdale valley


  Bowder Stone

  Lodore Falls

Keswick, second tour
  Newlands and Crummock Water
  Newlands Valley
  Scale Force
  outline view
  Mountains seen from Lanthwaite Wood

  Crummock Water
  Scale Hill Inn

  Lanthwaite Wood

Keswick, third tour
  around Bassenthwaite
  Bassenthwaite Lake

Keswick, fourth tour
  ascent of Skiddaw
  mountain guide

  views from Skiddaw
  outline view
  Mountains seen from Applethwaite near Keswick

Keswick, fifth tour
  ascent of Saddleback
  Castlerigg Stone Circle
  counting stones

  Souther Fell

  Scales Tarn
  noonday stars
  Sharp Edge

  Bowscale Tarn
  noonday stars
  immortal fish

Lake District excursions

Lakes, first tour
  Keswick, Gowbarrow, Patterdale, Ambleside
  Hutton Moor
  Hayes Water
  Brothers Water

  outline view
  Mountains seen on the Keswick Road approaching Ullswater

Lakes, second tour
  Black Combe
  Duddon Valley
  St John's Church, Ulpha
  Greek and Latin

  Wonderful Walker
  church and chapel

  Birker Fell
  radiating valleys

  Stanley Gill
  The Screes

  Wrynose Gap
  Three Shire Stones

  Seathwaite and Seathwaite
  lost walker

  Hardknott Pass

Lakes, third tour
  Gosforth, Calder Bridge, Ennerdale, Loweswater
  Wast Water
  The Screes


  Wasdale Head
  Ritson's farmhouse
  washing children

  Kirk Fell
  lost walker

  Calder Abbey
  Cold Fell
  horn of Egremont

  Black Sail Pass
  lost walker
  mountain guides

  Blake Fell
  mountain guide

  Loweswater lake
  Scale Hill Inn

Lakes, fourth tour
  Honister Pass, Borrowdale, Keswick

  Buttermere lake
  Honister Pass

  Honister Crag from the Quarry Road to Yew Crag



  agricultural change


  need fire


Stake Pass
  Millbeck Farm
  Dungeon Ghyll Force
  Langdale Chapel
  Blea Tarn, Langdale
  Stickle Tarn

  Langdale Pikes
  Green Family

  Esk Hause

Sty Head Pass
  wild boar

  Borrowdale near the Bowder Stone

  Stockley Bridge
  black lead mine

  Borrowdale Yews

ascent of Scawfell
  Ordnance Survey
  mountain guides

  view from Scawfell

Scarth Gap

ascent of Helvellyn
  Swirrel Edge
  Striding Edge
  Charles Gough

  view from Helvellyn

Old Man of Coniston
  Walna Scar
  Ordnance Survey
  copper mines

Hawes Water
  Nan Bield Pass

  Giant's Grave

  Hawes Water

  Dun Bull, Mardale

  Nan Bield Pass
  Bernard Gilpin
  Kentmere Tarn


  altitudes of mountains
  altitudes of passes
  sizes, depths and altitudes of lakes
  heights of waterfalls

flowers, mosses and ferns
  Windermere area

  Newby Bridge
  Near and Far Sawrey
  Ambleside, Rydal
  The Langdales

  Vale of St John

  Hawes Water
  Wasdale Head
  Ennerdale and Kinniside
  Nether Wasdale
  Birker and Austhwaite


  Windermere Hotel
  Windermere from near the Hotel

  set of prints
  Lakes of Cumberland and Westmorland

  set of prints
  Harwoods Splendid Views in the Lake District

  letter paper

  Harwoods Views in the Lake District
  Harwoods artist's materials
  Royal Hotel, Bowness-on-Windermere
  Ullock's Royal Hotel

  Royal Mail steamers
  Brockbank's lodgings
  Garnett's artist's materials
  Garnett's Views of the English Lakes and Mountains
  Harriet Martineau's Guide to Windermere
  Harriet Martineau's Complete Guide to the English Lakes
  Crown Hotel, Bowness-on-Windermere
  Gibb's Hotel, Stirling
  Windermere from the Crown Hotel

  William Banks, printer
  Commercial Hotel, Ambleside
  Waterhead Nrsery, Ambleside
  Slater's Temperance Hotel, Ambleside
  Swan Hotel, Newby Bridge
  White Lion, Ambleside
  Furness Abbey Hotel
  Queen's Hotel, Ambleside
  Derwentwater Hotel, Portinscale
  Hayton's lodgings, Bowness-on-Windermere
  Waterhead Inn, Coniston
  King's Head, Legburthwaite
  Waterhead Hotel, Coniston

  pictures by Mr and Mrs Lindsey Aspland
  Victoria Hotel, Bowness-on-Windermere
  History and Antiquities of Furness Abbey
  King's Arms Hotel, Keswick
  Derwentwater Record
  St Mary's College, Windermere