These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Ambleside. You may be able to find further references to Ambleside in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||AMBLESIDE||a small town, a township, a chapelry, and a subdistrict||Imperial|
This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Ambleside within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.
|Traveller||Section||No. of Refs.||George Head||Workington and the Lake District||11||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Lancaster to Carlisle||2||William Adams||On Tramp||1||William Camden||Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland||1||John Wesley||1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents||1||John Wesley||1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland||1|
This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:
|Place||Mentioned in Travel Writing||Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer|