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Bridge End Farm Cottages in the foreground

Bridge End Farm Cottages in the foreground

Hike or drive to stunning Wastwater Lake

Hike or drive to stunning Wastwater Lake

Reflections beside St Catherine's Church, Boot

Reflections beside St Catherine's Church, Boot

Elizabethan Farmhouse

Elizabethan Farmhouse

Stanley Ghyll Cottage's bedroom with kingsize bed

Stanley Ghyll Cottage's bedroom with kingsize bed

Wrynose Cottage

Wrynose Cottage

Wastwater Cottage's open plan kitchen and lounge

Wastwater Cottage's open plan kitchen and lounge

Lawned paddock

Lawned paddock

Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow guage steam train

Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow guage steam train

River Esk rock pools

River Esk rock pools

Stanley Ghyll 60ft waterfall

Stanley Ghyll 60ft waterfall

Hike England's famous mountains

Hike England's famous mountains

Great walks and days out along the River Esk

Great walks and days out along the River Esk

Wastwater, England's deepest lake

Wastwater, England's deepest lake

Boot Village shown in foreground

Boot Village shown in foreground

Secret walled garden adjacent to Stanley Ghyll

Secret walled garden adjacent to Stanley Ghyll

Wrynose Cottage

Wrynose Cottage

Stanley Ghyll Cottage

Stanley Ghyll Cottage

Whillan Beck Cottage

Whillan Beck Cottage

Steam train - narrow gauge railway

Steam train - narrow gauge railway

Bridge End Farm Cottages in the foreground

Bridge End Farm Cottages in the foreground

Hike or drive to stunning Wastwater Lake

Hike or drive to stunning Wastwater Lake

Reflections beside St Catherine's Church, Boot

Reflections beside St Catherine's Church, Boot

Elizabethan Farmhouse

Elizabethan Farmhouse

Stanley Ghyll Cottage's bedroom with kingsize bed

Stanley Ghyll Cottage's bedroom with kingsize bed

Wrynose Cottage

Wrynose Cottage

Wastwater Cottage's open plan kitchen and lounge

Wastwater Cottage's open plan kitchen and lounge

Lawned paddock

Lawned paddock

Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow guage steam train

Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow guage steam train

River Esk rock pools

River Esk rock pools

Stanley Ghyll 60ft waterfall

Stanley Ghyll 60ft waterfall

Hike England's famous mountains

Hike England's famous mountains

Great walks and days out along the River Esk

Great walks and days out along the River Esk

Wastwater, England's deepest lake

Wastwater, England's deepest lake

Boot Village shown in foreground

Boot Village shown in foreground

Secret walled garden adjacent to Stanley Ghyll

Secret walled garden adjacent to Stanley Ghyll

Wrynose Cottage

Wrynose Cottage

Stanley Ghyll Cottage

Stanley Ghyll Cottage

Whillan Beck Cottage

Whillan Beck Cottage

Steam train - narrow gauge railway

Steam train - narrow gauge railway

Bridge End Farm Cottages

Cumbria, CA19 1TG

In the heart of the Lake District National Park

  • 500 year old Grade II Listed Elizabethan cottages
  • Sensational scenery, magnificent mountains
  • Superb Lakeland hikes
  • Two pubs serving excellent food within 200 yards
  • Perfect for romantic breaks or honeymoons
  • Fun for all the family or large groups

Awards

M1 Limited mobility: can climb a flight of stairs, but banisters or grip handles would make this easier
Quality in Tourism 4 Star
Quality in Tourism 4 Star Gold
Quality in Tourism 5 Star

Cottages

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From £875
  • Wastwater Lake 'Britain's Best View
  • Scafell Cottage exterior
  • Scafell Cottage Spacious Downstairs
  • Scafell Cottage Living Room
  • Hike England's highest mountains
  • Steam train - stunning scenery
  • Scafell Downstairs Double Bedroom
  • Scafell Ensuite Bathroom
  • Picnic in the beautiful paddock
  • Explore Hardknott Roman Fort
  • Upstairs ensuite kingsize bedroom
  • Scafell Stunning Slipper Bath
  • Gallery twin bedroom
  • Historic Eskdale monuments
  • Our cottages in Boot in foreground
  • Entrance to our riverside paddock
  • Scafell Cottage view out to garden
  • Hike in the Lake District National Park
  • Bridge at Wasdale Head
  • Eskdale's beautiful red squirrels are back

Scafell Cottage at Bridge End Farm Cottages - Cumbria

Sleeps 9
Bedrooms 4
Dog Free Cottage

There are 7 cottages at this site

Sleeps 9Sleeps 9
Bedrooms 4Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3Bathrooms 3
Dines 16Dines 16
Dog Free Cottage Dog Free Cottage
From £595
  • Hike to Stanley Ghyll Waterfall
  • Relax in the secret walled garden
  • Light & Spacious Entrance & Dining
  • Spacious Kitchen!
  • Historic sights in all directions!
  • Eskdale narrow gauge steam railway
  • Devoke Water in Eskdale
  • Afternoon Tea for Two
  • Romantic beams and kingsize bed
  • Marble shower room
  • Entrance to walled garden
  • Hardknott Roman Fort in Eskdale
  • Upstairs snug
  • Quality bed linen & fabrics
  • Marble shower room
  • Detached Stanley Ghyll Cottage
  • Secret walled garden adjacent
  • Eskdale's beautiful red squirrels are back
  • Local slate and beautiful marble
  • Decorative grey marble mosaics

Stanley Ghyll Cottage at Bridge End Farm Cottages - Cumbria

Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
1 Dogs Accepted

There are 7 cottages at this site

Sleeps 2Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1Bathrooms 1
Dines 2Dines 2
1 Dogs Accepted1 Dogs Accepted
From £875
  • Our cottages in Boot in foreground
  • Nearby Wastwater in Spring
  • Fully equipped farmhouse kitchen
  • Farmhouse Kitchen - cook your favourites
  • Historic 500 year old beams
  • Relax by a roaring fire
  • Original oak panelled dining room
  • The Farmhouse Master Bedroom
  • Upstairs ensuite bathroom to master
  • The Farmhouse Private Walled Garden
  • Great days out hiking
  • Boot Village beneath mighty Scafell
  • Steam train - 5 minutes away
  • Antique 300 year old court cupboard
  • Twin bedroom
  • Twin bedroom - tucked up for bed...
  • Farmhouse family bathroom
  • Dramatic reflections on Wastwater
  • Eskdale's beautiful red squirrels are back
  • Farmhouse private garden

Bridge End Farmhouse at Bridge End Farm Cottages - Cumbria

Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
2 Dogs Accepted

There are 7 cottages at this site

Sleeps 8Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3Bathrooms 3
Dines 8Dines 8
2 Dogs Accepted2 Dogs Accepted
From £875
  • Hike or drive to Wastwater Lake
  • Play our antique baby grand piano!
  • Beautiful large open plan kitchen, dining & lounge
  • Fells rising behind cottage
  • Stunning Walks
  • Light & Spacious Downstairs
  • Wastwater's Kitchen
  • Eskdale narrow gauge steam railway
  • Reflections beside St Catherine's Church, Boot
  • Wastwater Downstairs Double Bedroom
  • Ensuite wetroom
  • Stanley Ghyll waterfall
  • Family walks and days out
  • First floor twin & period features
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Relax with a picnic in the garden
  • Our cottages in Boot in foreground
  • Mutli purpose bedroom with ensuite
  • Family shower room
  • Build dams in River Esk rock pools

Wastwater Cottage at Bridge End Farm Cottages - Cumbria

Sleeps 7
Bedrooms 4
2 Dogs Accepted

There are 7 cottages at this site

Sleeps 7Sleeps 7
Bedrooms 4Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3Bathrooms 3
Dines 7Dines 7
2 Dogs Accepted2 Dogs Accepted
From £595
  • Hardknott Door & Eskdale's beautiful pink granite
  • Hardknott Open Plan Lounge, Kitchen & Dining Areas
  • Relax in bed looking at the fells
  • Stepping Stones over the River Esk
  • Stunning scenery from the stream train
  • Reflections beside St Catherine's Church, Boot
  • Gentle walks through meadows
  • Honeymoons, Birthdays, Valentine's Day
  • Hardknott Kitchen
  • Bathroom with 500 year old exposed pink granite
  • Dramatic location of Harknott Fort
  • Stunning Walks
  • Reflections in Wastwater Lake
  • Relax with a picnic in our gardens
  • Tranquil spot for your morning brew.
  • Hardknott Bathroom
  • Stanley Ghyll 60ft waterfall
  • Eskdale's beautiful red squirrels are back
  • Location, location, location!
  • Steam train - 5 minutes away

Hardknott Cottage at Bridge End Farm Cottages - Cumbria

Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
1 Dogs Accepted

There are 7 cottages at this site

Sleeps 2Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1Bathrooms 1
Dines 3Dines 3
1 Dogs Accepted1 Dogs Accepted
From £595
  • Hike or drive to Wastwater Lake
  • Wrynose 500 year old entrance
  • Romantic bedroom with kingsize bed
  • Take a soak in the slipper bath
  • Stunning Walks
  • Narrow gauge railway - 5 mins away
  • Sunset in Whitehaven Harbour
  • Wrynose kitchen
  • Wrynose open plan living and dining
  • Celebrate your special occasion
  • Eskdale's beautiful red squirrels are back
  • Reflections in Wastwater Lake
  • Historic Eskdale monuments
  • Wrynose Romantic Bedroom
  • Wrynose bathroom
  • Slipper Bath
  • Chill out with a garden picnic
  • Our cottages in Boot in foreground
  • Walk to Stanley Ghyll waterfall
  • Boot Village under mighty Scafell

Wrynose Cottage at Bridge End Farm Cottages - Cumbria

Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
1 Dogs Accepted

There are 7 cottages at this site

Sleeps 2Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1Bathrooms 1
Dines 3Dines 3
1 Dogs Accepted1 Dogs Accepted
From £560
  • Whillan Beck Cottage beyond bridge
  •  Fully equipped kitchen!
  • Upstairs Bedroom with Kingsize Bed
  • Our Riverside Paddock
  • Our riverside picnic spot
  • Take a trip on the Steam Train
  • The tumbling Whillan Beck
  • Romantic kingsize bed with views
  • Cottage view of Eskdale Mill
  • Celebrate your special occasion
  • Bridge over the Whillan Beck
  • Our cottages in Boot in foreground
  • Wastwater Lake 'Britain's Best View
  • Downstairs Living and Dining Areas
  • Whillan Beck Bathroom
  • Relax with a garden picnic
  • Boot Village under mighty Scafell
  • Explore Hardknott Roman Fort
  • Scenic Drives
  • Bluebell woods in Eskdale

Whillan Beck Cottage at Bridge End Farm Cottages - Cumbria

Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Dog Free Cottage

There are 7 cottages at this site

Sleeps 2Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1Bathrooms 1
Dines 2Dines 2
Dog Free Cottage Dog Free Cottage

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Features

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WiFi

WiFi

Parking

Parking

Ground Floor Facilities

Ground Floor Facilities

Dogs Accepted

Dogs Accepted

Dog Free Cottage

Dog Free Cottage

Enclosed Garden

Enclosed Garden

Pub (within 1 mile)

Pub (within 1 mile)

Open fire / Log burner

Open fire / Log burner

Child-Friendly

Child-Friendly

Extra baby kit

Extra baby kit

Space to play

Space to play

Barbecue

Barbecue

Spa treatments available

Spa treatments available

Gas / electric fire

Gas / electric fire

Lake/river onsite

Lake/river onsite

Beach (within 10 miles)

Beach (within 10 miles)

Fine dining (within 1 mile)

Fine dining (within 1 mile)

National Trail (within 1 mile)

National Trail (within 1 mile)

National Trail (within 10 miles)

National Trail (within 10 miles)

Bike storage

Bike storage

Extra beds available

Extra beds available

Matched bathrooms

Matched bathrooms

Credit cards accepted

Credit cards accepted

Activity breaks available

Activity breaks available

About & Contact

Member since 1999

Hike or drive to stunning Wastwater Lake

In the heart of the Lake District National Park


John Ruskin wrote of Eskdale as 'The Gateway to Paradise' whilst Alfred Wainwright, the famous Lakeland author, described Eskdale as 'A perfect Arcadia in the hills – the finest of all valleys'.

Our 500 year old Grade II Listed Elizabethan cottages are romantically set in the delightful village of Boot, in the glorious Eskdale Valley, beside a quaint 17th century packhorse bridge over the tumbling Whillan Beck. All cottages are charming, full of character, cosy and warm with free WiFi, satellite TV, iPod docks, books, games and films. There are romantic cottages for 2, ideal for honeymoons, and larger cottages for families and groups, sleeping up to 10. Some are suitable for those with limited mobility or young children. We have two beautiful walled gardens and a lovely riverside paddock for picnics and barbecues.

Two pubs 50 and 150 yards away serving great food. Enjoy a home-made shortcrust pastry beef and ale pie and a pint of Cumbrian real ale after a long day on the fells! Sample delicious Lakeland ice creams from the village shop then stroll to the mill or St Catherine's 14th century church. A choice of welcome hampers is available including Cumberland sausages from the Queen’s appointed supplier. Plus chocolates, flowers and champagne for special occasions.

Within walking distance are: Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain; dramatic Wastwater, its deepest lake (recently voted Britain’s Best View); Hardknott Pass, its steepest road and Boot Mill, its oldest working water mill.

The Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow gauge steam railway is one of England’s prettiest train journeys. Lovely sandy beaches (20 minutes drive), 2 golf courses, climbing, canoeing, pony trekking, local bike hire and Eskdale cycleway, fishing, country houses, castles, gardens, waterfalls, Roman ruins, Neolithic stone circles and majestic landscapes to paint. Swim in the crystal clear River Esk and waterfall plunge pool in our village. Stanley Force waterfall, often described as ‘Lakeland’s Loveliest’, is a short walk from Boot. All the main lakes can be reached by car, as can the cathedral city of Carlisle, Georgian Whitehaven and the delightful market towns of Cockermouth, Keswick and Ulverston.

Get ‘far from the madding crowd’ and enjoy not using your car all week in this tranquil corner of the Lakes. From the cottage door, you can roam the fells and hike up England’s highest mountains. For those looking for something a little more relaxing, there are countless gentle walks beside rivers, through woods and meadows, often passing one of the Valley’s five cosy inns for ‘refreshments’ along the way.

Short breaks, full week bookings and flexible arrival dates

Throughout the year we are offering short breaks on all cottages, with flexible arrival and departure dates as well as special midweek rates. Please see our website for full details, lots more photos, customer reviews and online booking.

Meet the owner

Greg Poole

Now in our 29th year of providing exclusive, luxury accommodation here at Bridge End Farm Cottages, myself, Greg, and the team at Select Cottages are assuredly well-versed in providing all our guests with a truly exceptional Lakeland experience. Having lived and brought up a family in The Farmhouse, we now often return for our own holidays, as you can see from the photos! My connections with Premier Cottages go back a long way too! As one of the founding members and original Directors I introduced the name 'Premier Cottages' and served on the Board the first 4 years with responsibility for the brochure, marketing and recruitment. I am very proud that Bridge End Farm Cottages are one of less than a dozen properties that have remained under the same ownership and have continuously advertised in Premier Cottages in all 20 years of its existence! We look forward to personally welcoming you and your family in our Lakeland paradise!

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Tel:+44 (0)7768 664377

www.selectcottages.com

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Bridge End Farm Cottages
Cumbria, CA19 1TG

Location & Attractions

  • Castle Castle
  • Cycling Cycling
  • Pub/Restaurant Pub/Restaurant
  • Visitors Attraction Visitors Attraction
  • Walks Walks

Bridge End Farm Cottages

Bridge End Farm
Boot
Eskdale
Holmrook
Cumbria
CA19 1TG

Castle Muncaster Castle

Historic Haunted Castle, Himalayan Gardens, World Owl Centre, MeadowVole Maze and Playgrounds, Cafe and Giftshops, and special events... A great day out for all the family!

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Cycling Eskdale Cycle Trail

The 8½-mile (14km) Eskdale Trail is a fully way-marked route taking cyclists from Dalegarth Visitor Centre in Boot through Eskdale away from cars to the coast at Ravenglass. It is great for all ages and you can hire bikes locally. You can also book your...

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Pub/Restaurant Brook House Pub

Our 2 village pubs, The Boot Inn and Brook House Inn are only 50 and 150 yards away, and there are a further 3 pubs in the valley - The Woolpack, King George IV and Bower House. They are all within a pleasant walk or 5 minutes' drive of Boot and serve...

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Visitors Attraction Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway is one of the oldest and longest narrow gauge railways in England, known affectionately as La’al Ratty meaning “ little railway “ in olde Cumbrian dialect. The journey...

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Walks Scafell & Scafell Pike

Walk from the cottage door and climb England's two highest mountains in the same day, taking in breathtaking views of the Eskale valley along the way!

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