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Bridge End Farmhouse

The Farmhouse oak panelled living room
Very good
23 reviews
The Farmhouse oak panelled living room
Boot village, Eskdale (circled) in Summer beneath Scafell Mountain
Boot village (circled) in Winter nestled beneath mighty snowcapped Scafell
The Farmhouse exterior and private walled garden
Living room with open fire
Dining Room with original oak panelling
Jacobean court cupboards
Eskdale and Ravenglass Narrow Gauge Steam Railway - only a 5 minute walk from the cottages!
Photo of Wastwater Lake in Autumn - looks too good to be true!
Wastwater, England's deepest lake, a pleasant walk away
Tucked up in bed in one of our two twin bedrooms!
Family bathroom with separate bath and shower units
Enjoy a relaxing bath after a day out on the fells!
Luxury linen and king-size beds!
Luxury linen and king-size beds!
Ensuite bathroom to master bedroom
Climbing trees in our gardens!
Original open fireplace
Oak panelled living room beneath the beams
Hiding in the trees!
The Eskdale show - an annual event with fell running, sheep shearing and highland wrestling!
Reflections on Wastwater, England's deepest lake
Boot village nestled beneath the fells
Eskdale bluebell woods
Air out your walking boots on our pink granite dry stone walls after a day out on the fells!
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Boot, Eskdale, Lake District, Cumbria, England
English Tourism Council's 5 star standard. 400 year old grade II listed Elizabethan Farmhouse with beautifully preserved features such as Jacobean court cupboard, oak panelling, oak beams, oak floorboards and flagstone floors. Wood burning stove with logs and coal provided free of charge.

Idyllic location in the village of Boot, with two welcoming Inns serving good food and real ales. Mountains all around and fantastic walks from the doorstep.

Please note our availability on Holiday Lettings is always 100% up to date.

LATE AVAILABILITY DISCOUNTS - we often have special prices for last minute bookings, so do enquire about any late availability discounts we have!

The Farmhouse has short breaks with a minimum of 2 nights throughout the year with the exception of the Summer holidays (15th July - 2nd September), when week...
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About the Manager, Greg Poole (Property Manager Select Cottages)
Languages spoken: French, English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Mar 2008
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 189 reviews and 12 properties
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Listing #HL163154
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Caistor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016
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We stayed in Scafell Cottage over new year - extended family of 9 including 2 teenagers, 5 year old, and a baby. The cottage was a superb location for our break - plenty big enough with a large lounge to sit all of us. I loved the layout of the cottage - 2 rooms with single beds upstairs, a further...

Orange, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2016 for a stay in October 2015

Connahs Quay, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
24 Jun 2017 -
30 Jun 2017
2 nights
1 Jul 2017 -
7 Jul 2017
2 nights
8 Jul 2017 -
14 Jul 2017
2 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Scafell Cottage also has 4 bedrooms, it has weekly bookings commencing on a Friday and we also are able to offer selected short breaks on Scafell Cottage through the whole year, so if you are looking for a full week or short break, please see the Scafell Cottage availability pages and calendar for these.

Or contact owner directly by email or by phone.

If Bridge End Farmhouse is not available for the dates you wish, please see one of our other large cottages on site at Bridge End Farm:
Scafell Cottage (sleeps 9 + 1), property reference 163155,
& Wastwater Cottage (sleeps 6 + 1), property reference 163156.

Deposit: 30% of total rent
Electricity, gas, linen and towels are included in the rental price.


•Chocolates, Champagne and Flowers: £40.00
•Cumbrian Breakfast Hamper: £30.00
•Vegetarian Breakfast Hamper: £30.00
•Deluxe Cumbrian Hamper: £50.00
•Deluxe Vegetarian Hamper: £50.00

•There is an extra person charge on Wastwater C...
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About the neighbourhood
Bridge End Farm Cottages have colourful and well maintained gardens with wonderful views. The cottages are tucked away in a secluded location within the picturesque and historic village of Boot.<BR><BR>Boot has a fantastic setting in the valley of Eskdale eloquently described by the famous Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright: <BR><BR>"Eskdale, one of the loveliest of Lakeland's valleys, descends from the highest and wildest mountains in the district to the sands of Ravenglass in a swift transition from grandeur to beauty... It is a place of many delights, the finest of all valleys for those whose special joy is to travel on foot and a paradise for artists." <BR><BR>This is the heart of the Lake District National Park with the highest, deepest... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Manchester: 170.0 km
Railway: Dalegarth: 0.5 km
If coming from the North exit the M6 at Carlisle, then take the A5959 to Cockermouth, Egremont and then Gosforth. Head up Eskdale from the west.<BR><BR>If coming from the South, Depart the M6 at Junction 36. The quickest route is along the A590/A595 along South Cumbria to Broughton in Furness then through Ulpha and over Birker Moor.<BR><BR><BR>There are other options by plane and train:<BR><BR>From Manchester Airport the cottages are a 2 hour drive. You can take the fast mainline train to Oxenholme near Kendal and hire a car there. Or take the West Cumbria train line around the coast to Ravenglass and then swap platforms to take the Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow guage steam railway up to Dalegarth station which is only 400 metres from the cottages.... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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