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Map of English Lake District
Reflections; Mountains; Lakes & ponds
"Here is one of the many wonderful reflections to be seen on a trip through the 'English Lake District.'"
Dungeon Gill - Langdale Pikes
"It is small wonder that this gill, or gorge, has been named Dungeon. It seems like an entrance to some dark, damp, underground cell where shackled unfortunates might be cast to suffer slow death. But...
Valleys; Mountains; Aerial views
"This is a picture of Langdale Valley as seen from a cliff not quite a hundred feet high, a short distance from Ambleside and near Stock Gill Force."
The Idle Shepherd Boys
Valleys; Shepherds; Agriculture
"Scarcely are the shepherd boys to be blamed for their idleness when the ruggedness of Langdale Pikes and the attractiveness of the narrow vale compel their attention."
View of Rothay River at Rydal
"Rydal is a typical small English village located on the Rothay River and near the east end of Rydal Lake."
Rydal Lake, Looking North
Lakes & ponds
"Rydal Water, as this lake is locally known, is three-fourths of a mile long by one-fourth of a mile wide. Though small it is one of the most beautiful of the lakes. One can walk around the lake in a little...
"Nab Cottage, built on a projecting rock above Rydal Water, was at one time occupied by Thomas DeQuincey and was also the home of Hartley Coleridge, who died in 1859. It was of this Rydal Lake that Hartley...
Waterfall - Rydal Park
Wordsworth's Residence - Rydal Mount
"Wordsworth lived in this house from 1813 to his death in 1850. The house is but little changed since the poet lived there. The terrace at the top of the step was a favorite spot of Wordsworth, particularly...
Wordsworth's Meditation Rock - Rydal Mount "
Rock formations; Carriages & coaches
Sunset- Lake Windermere
Boats; Lakes & ponds; Sunrises & sunsets
"The last rays of the setting sun glint upward from the mirror of still water and peaceful twilight shades creep softly over beautiful Windermere. This, the largest lake in England, is so narrow that it...
Grasmere Lake and Village
Lakes & ponds; Cities & towns; Islands
“'The Lake of Grasmere lies in sweet retirement in a perfect basin and the glen is a pleasant nook to look upon.' The grimness of the massive hills standing in grey relief against the sky is softened...
Dove Cottage - At Grasmere
Houses; Horses; Carriages & coaches
"This was the home of William Wordsworth from 1799 to 1808 and was called 'Dove Cottage.' Here he penned 'The Excursion' and 'The Prelude.' Almost every point in the neighborhood is celebrated in his poetry." ...
Grasmere Village and Vale
Cities & towns; Valleys
"This is a striking view of Grasmere village and valley taken from the mountain side."
Lake Grasmere and Village
Lakes & ponds; Villages; Cities & towns
"Here is another enchanting view of Grasmere, both village and lake from a terrace on the hill known as Red Bank."
The Humble Grave of Wordsworth
"Wordsworth’s grave is in the churchyard of Grasmere Church. In this churchyard lie also the remains of Hartley Coleridge."
Beautiful Lake Grasmere
Lakes & ponds; Reflections; Forests
"What a glorious picture this would make in colors! Let one who had the privilege of observing this region in autumn describe such a view as he says it: 'The beauty of the scene lies in Nature’s harmonious...
Kirkstone Pass and Lake Windermere
Lakes & ponds; Mountains
Patterdale Church and Old Yew Tree
Churches; Trees; Cemeteries; Graves
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