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Gillbank Cottage

Gillbank Cottage from the track
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Gillbank Cottage from the track
Living room with wood burning stove. large sofas and wide screen Sky+ TV Wood burning stove in oak fireplace
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5.0 of 5 stars
21 reviews
Gillbank Cottage from the track
Living room with wood burning stove. large sofas and wide screen Sky+ TV
Wood burning stove in oak fireplace
All bedrooms individually made up with linen, towels, shampoo and shower gel provided
Private, secluded cottage accessed by private track and set in its own grouns
Fully enclosed gardens with views across the Birker and Muncaster fells toward Ravenglass and the Ir
Beautiful setting opens on to hundreds of fell and tarn walks from the doorstep
The Eskdale & Ravenglass miniature steam railway runs from the village terminus at Dalegarth
Wastwater and Wasdale are a short drive or a lovely half day's walk from the cottage
St Bees Head and the start of the Wainwright Coast to Coast walk is only miles away
Private track leads up to the cottage from the village of Boot
Step out of the front door into the fells of Eskdale and explore the wonders of the Lake District
Duckegg twin-bedded room with its own sink
Lindsay-tartan twin-bedded room
Library downstairs twin-bedded room
Fell bedroom includes desk and shower ensuite
Living room with leather sofas, throw cushions, oak wood floor and wood and coal burning stove
Private cottage nestled in the fells of the Eskdale valley, Scafell in the background
Floorplan showing ground and first floor rooms
Table football table in the boot room with slate flag stone floor and bench for getting into and out
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Boot, Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Listing #HL213907 by: Holiday Lettings
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Richard W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We all loved staying here and would definitely recommend.the surroundings are stunning and the place feels lika home from home. Thanks for a great trip

Kim V
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 10 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Fantastic cottage would have liked to stay longer! The place was very well equipped with extra folding beds, log fire, beautiful kitchen, iPod player, long dining table, dishwasher, freezer, fridge with ice maker. Would consider coming back. It was quite tricky to find so do get directions there before driving. The road was also quite bumpy there, but overall a...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 9 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Had a weekend at Gillbank with 9 friends. The cottage was clean, comfortable, well equipped and in a stunning setting. The owner was very helpful- we had a problem on the Saturday morning which had been sorted by the time we came back from our walk. One gripe was hot water - 10 adults wanting showers and baths at pretty...

  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (14)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(8)
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Kid Friendly:
Additional amenities & feature info
Fell Bedroom <BR>The fell bedroom has an ensuite shower room, oak king size bed, oak dressing table and mirror, original exposed beams and 21 inch flat screen television with DVD and Freesat and on-demand streaming TV.<BR><BR>Lindsay Bedroom<BR>The Lindsay room boasts two single beds with Lindsay tartan throws and matching cushions. There is also a chest of drawers and large double wardrobe.<BR><BR>Duckegg Bedroom<BR>The Duckegg room is decorated in an attractive duck egg blue design and overlooks the front garden. It comprises of two single beds a large double wardrobe and a wide chest of drawers. The Duckegg room also has a large sink and splashback in the corner.<BR><BR>Heather Bedroom<BR>The Heather Bedroom sleeps two with a d... more
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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
2 Sep 2016 -
20 Oct 2016
Autumn 2016
2 nights
21 Oct 2016 -
3 Nov 2016
Autumn high 2016
2 nights
4 Nov 2016 -
22 Dec 2016
Autumn low
2 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Typical rates per week are:
from £895 to £1,650
or £388 for two nights or £580 for three nights during non-holiday periods
Security deposit is £100
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Car not needed
How to get there
Railway: Ravenglass for Eskdale: 13.0 km
By Car<BR>Leave the M6 motorway at junction 36 for Kendal/Lakes.<BR>Follow signs to Barrow (A590).<BR> Turn right to Workington (A5092) 3 miles beyond Newby Bridge and follow this road to Broughton-in-Furness (10 miles).<BR>Turn right to Ulpha before the River Duddon (3/4 mile beyond Broughton).<BR>After 4 miles turn left in Ulpha village to the steep hill signed Eskdale.<BR>Follow the fell road to the King George IV pub (6 miles).<BR>Turn right.<BR>At the Brook House (Poachers Bar) turn left into Boot village. Pass the Boot Inn on your left and immediately after the red phone box turn right into the lane before the small bridge.<BR>The road is labelled as private.<BR>Follow this track up the hill for approximately 1/2 mile. This... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 27.0 km.
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