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An Excursion to the Lakes in Westmoreland and Cumberland, August 1773

by William Hutchinson

In 1773, William Hutchinson set out on a journey to the Lake District of England, a region renowned for its stunning scenery and rich history. His account of his travels, An Excursion to the Lakes in Westmoreland and Cumberland, August 1773, is a captivating and informative read, offering unique insights into this enchanting land. Hutchinson's journey takes him to some of the Lake District's most iconic landmarks, including Windermere, Ullswater, and the Scafell Pike range. He also visits many lesser-known but equally beautiful places, such as Buttermere, Hawes End, and Coniston Water. Along the way, Hutchinson provides detailed descriptions of the scenery, as well as fascinating accounts of the people and places he encounters. He writes about the local customs and traditions, the natural history of the region, and the history of the Lake District's many castles and abbeys.

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English

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English

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1774

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William James Hutchinson was an English lawyer, antiquary, and topographer. He was born in Barnard Castle, County Durham, England, in 1732. He studied law at the University of Oxford, and was admitted...

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