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Whillan Beck Cottage - quaint and cosy historic cottage with fabulous views

Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Boot, Eskdale, Lake District, Cumbria, England
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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Mickleton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 October 2011

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Date of stay: June 2010
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2011

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Date of stay: July 2011
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Reviewed 27 July 2011

I had two glorious weeks at Whillan Beck cottage, which is every bit as pretty as the pictures show. The spacious back garden, with the beck running along its edge, was a pleasant surprise, perfect for relaxing after a day on the fells and to...More

Date of stay: July 2011
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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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