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Bridge End Farmhouse

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Boot village, Eskdale (circled) in Summer beneath Scafell Mountain
1 of 28Boot village, Eskdale (circled) in Summer beneath Scafell Mountain
Cottage -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Boot, Eskdale, Lake District, Cumbria, England
VisitEngland 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.

We often have SPECIAL OFFERS available:


Midweek discounts on our 3 larger cottages at Bridge End Farm up until mid December - 30% off for 1 or 2 people, 20% off for 3 or 4 people and 10% off for 5 or 6 people. Please contact us for more information and to book now!

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Listing #HL163154
About the Manager
Greg Poole (Property Manager Select Cottages)
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2008
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

We spent 2 nights at this lovely farmhouse, it was full of character and extremely clean. The kitchen was well equipped, and the tea coffee and milk was much appreciated when we arrived. I would definitely recommend this place. We were a stones throw from...More

Thank suejohnhow
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We booked Bridge End Farmhouse for a weekend in February, so we were expecting the weather. And the Lake District didn't disappoint us on that front! But, not only were we well dressed for the weather, we had this beautiful, very characterful and stunningly quaint...More

Thank MichaelDonkin
Greg042014, VR Owner at Bridge End Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Dear Michael, thank you for your feedback about "this beautiful, very characterful and stunningly quaint cottage". We agree, it really is an amazing Farmhouse. We hope you enjoyed the beautiful new kitchen and those fabulous and sumptuous brand new Italian leather sofas in the living...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Greg042014, VR Owner at Bridge End Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018


  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • 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
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    2 Fulls
    4 Twins
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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...
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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.

Boot has a fantastic setting in the valley of Eskdale eloquently described by the famous Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright:

'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.'

This is the heart of the Lake District National Park with the highest, deepest, steepest, and oldest! Within walking distance are Scaf...
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.

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.

There are other options by plane and train:

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.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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