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Whillan Beck Cottage

Whillan Beck behind 17th Century Packhorse Bridge
1 of 25Whillan Beck behind 17th Century Packhorse Bridge
Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Boot, Eskdale, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Idyllic location in the pretty village of Boot with two welcoming Inns serving good food and real ales. Mountains all around and fantastic walks from the doorstep.

VisitEngland 4 star standard. Cosy and charming with oak beams, exposed stonework, glorious fell and beck views. Shared paddock with garden furniture, barbecue and riverside picnic spot.

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

We often have SPECIAL OFFERS available:

UPGRADE TO A LARGER COTTAGE FOR NO EXTRA COST!
Midweek discounts on our 3 larger cottages at Bridge End Farm outside of peak season - 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!

LATE AVAILABILITY DISCOUNTS - we often have special prices for last minute bookings, so do enquire abou...
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Listing #HL163159
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 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing stay.our cottage was just fabulous well set out and cleaned to a high standard. The bed was so comfortable and the views from our cottage were amazing. We will most definitely recommend this idyllic place to anyone so much to...More

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Greg042014, VR Owner at Whillan Beck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you so much for this 5 star review, it's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your visit. Do come back again soon!

Reviewed 21 March 2016

I arrived in Boot and was very pleasantly surprised at how beautiful it was. The directions given by the staff at Select Cottages were fantastic, very easy to read/understand considering I can't get anywhere without my sat nav. On arrival at the cottage the staff...More

Thank 567amanda
Greg042014, VR Owner at Whillan Beck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you Amanda for your amazing review. We were thrilled to read this and to hear how the cottage, our gardens, Boot and the Eskdale Valley ticked all the boxes for you. We look forward to welcoming you again sometime soon. Best wishes from all...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2016

My Girlfriend and I wanted a week away from London and this was exactly what we needed. The cottage is lovely, the perfect size for a couple, with lovely views of the hills from our bedroom and kitchen. We were fully self-catered and had everything...More

Thank David A
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    1 Crib
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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.

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Additional Rate and Availability Information
SHORT BREAKS:

We are offering a choice of weekly bookings and short breaks of 2 nights or more on Whillan Beck Cottage throughout the year. If you are unable to find the dates you are looking for, please see Wrynose Cottage as we are now offering short breaks of 2 nights or more throughout the year on Wrynose Cottage also.

If Whillan Beck Cottage is not available for the dates you wish, please see our other 3 delightful 1 bedroom cottages at Bridge End Farm:
Stanyley Ghyll Cottage (sleeps 2), property reference 163158,
Hardknott Cottage (sleeps 2 + 1), property reference 163157,
& Wrynose Cottage (sleeps 2 + 1), property reference 163160.

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

EXTRA SERVICES IF YOU WOULD LIKE THEM:

•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 p...
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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 Scafel...
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Access
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, Nearest Beach: 12.0 km.
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