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Wastwater Lake, a short drive from Birk How
1 of 17Wastwater Lake, a short drive from Birk How
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Eskdale, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Birk how can be found in the village of Eskdale Green and is an ideal base for a family or group of friends to explore the Western Lake district. The house is in an elevated position and offers spectacular views across to Birker Fell and down the Eskdale Valley.

There are numerous walks for you to enjoy and Wastwater, our nearest Lake, is less than a 10 minute drive away.

Birk How is furnished in traditional Lake District style complete with open fires and a wood burning stove. The Cottage will comfortably sleep 6.

This part of the Lake District is less commercialised than other areas. Alfred Wainwright, the famous Lakeland author described Eskdale as one of 'Lakelands loveliest valleys' and if you have not visited this part of the Lake District before I am sure you will enjoy your stay.
Listing #HL23689
About the Owner
Sacha M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2009
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

A perfect Lake break. Cottage had everything we needed as a family of five to have a comfortable and relaxed stay. Communication with the owner was excellent. Would highly recommend. Thank you.

Thank Clare T
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile


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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lovely location - wonderful views from cottage. Convenient for walks, the Eskdale railway and the local village shop. Very comfortable, well-equipped and relaxing cottage.

Thank 525seano
Management response:Responded 14 September 2016

Many thanks for your lovely comments and we are glad you had such a wonderful stay.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Maximum 2 dogs and strictly to be kept downstairs and not on furniture thank you.
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
    4 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: R 19 / stay - Deposit
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Dogs are very welcome but there will be an additional charge of £15 per dog.
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Wainwright thought that Eskdale is the 'loveliest valley in the Lake District' and who are we to disagree! There are a large number of walks, both easy and not so easy, close to Birk How.We have a number of books containing details of local walks that you are free to use and borrow when you stay. If you would like to do some advanced planning on likely walks visit www.go4awalk.com which is probably the most comprehensive website of its type on the Internet today.

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway:

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway was originally built in the 1870's by Ratcliffe to carry ore which was mined at the hamlet of Boot. The railway runs for 7 miles through some stunning scenery from Dalegarth to Ravenglass. Eskdale Green station is an eas...
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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