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visiting the whole range of the lakes; which had he done, and described their scenery with that accuracy and glow of colouring he has bestowed upon the lakes of Keswick, Windermere, &c. a copy of his account would have served for a guide to all who make the same tour.
itinerary from north
The course of visiting the lakes from Penrith, is by Bampton to
Hawes-water, and from thence to Ulls-water, and return to
Penrith. Next set out for Keswick, seventeen miles good road.
Having seen the wonders of Keswick, and the environs, depart for
Ambleside, fifteen miles of excellent mountain road, which afford
much entertainment. From Ambleside ride along the side of
Windermere, six miles, to Bowness, and, having explored the lake,
either return to Ambleside, and from thence to Hawkshead, five
miles, or cross Windermere at the ferry, to Hawkshead, 4 miles.
The road, part of the way, is along the beautiful banks of
Esthwaite-water. From Hawkshead the road is along the skirts of
the Furness Appenines, to the head of Coniston-water, three
miles, good road. This lake stretches from the feet of
Coniston-fells to the south, six miles. The road is on the
eastern side, along its banks, to Lowick-Bridge; from thence to
Ulverston by Penny-Bridge, or by Lowick-Hall, eight miles; good
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