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Hardknott Door & Eskdale's beautiful pink granite

Hardknott Door & Eskdale's beautiful pink granite

Hardknott Open Plan Lounge, Kitchen & Dining Areas

Hardknott Open Plan Lounge, Kitchen & Dining Areas

Relax in bed looking at the fells

Relax in bed looking at the fells

Stepping Stones over the River Esk

Stepping Stones over the River Esk

Stunning scenery from the stream train

Stunning scenery from the stream train

Reflections beside St Catherine's Church, Boot

Reflections beside St Catherine's Church, Boot

Gentle walks through meadows

Gentle walks through meadows

Honeymoons, Birthdays, Valentine's Day

Honeymoons, Birthdays, Valentine's Day

Hardknott Kitchen

Hardknott Kitchen

Bathroom with 500 year old exposed pink granite

Bathroom with 500 year old exposed pink granite

Dramatic location of Harknott Fort

Dramatic location of Harknott Fort

Stunning Walks

Stunning Walks

Reflections in Wastwater Lake

Reflections in Wastwater Lake

Relax with a picnic in our gardens

Relax with a picnic in our gardens

Tranquil spot for your morning brew.

Tranquil spot for your morning brew.

Hardknott Bathroom

Hardknott Bathroom

Stanley Ghyll 60ft waterfall

Stanley Ghyll 60ft waterfall

Eskdale's beautiful red squirrels are back

Eskdale's beautiful red squirrels are back

Location, location, location!

Location, location, location!

Steam train - 5 minutes away

Steam train - 5 minutes away

Hardknott Door & Eskdale's beautiful pink granite

Hardknott Door & Eskdale's beautiful pink granite

Hardknott Open Plan Lounge, Kitchen & Dining Areas

Hardknott Open Plan Lounge, Kitchen & Dining Areas

Relax in bed looking at the fells

Relax in bed looking at the fells

Stepping Stones over the River Esk

Stepping Stones over the River Esk

Stunning scenery from the stream train

Stunning scenery from the stream train

Reflections beside St Catherine's Church, Boot

Reflections beside St Catherine's Church, Boot

Gentle walks through meadows

Gentle walks through meadows

Honeymoons, Birthdays, Valentine's Day

Honeymoons, Birthdays, Valentine's Day

Hardknott Kitchen

Hardknott Kitchen

Bathroom with 500 year old exposed pink granite

Bathroom with 500 year old exposed pink granite

Dramatic location of Harknott Fort

Dramatic location of Harknott Fort

Stunning Walks

Stunning Walks

Reflections in Wastwater Lake

Reflections in Wastwater Lake

Relax with a picnic in our gardens

Relax with a picnic in our gardens

Tranquil spot for your morning brew.

Tranquil spot for your morning brew.

Hardknott Bathroom

Hardknott Bathroom

Stanley Ghyll 60ft waterfall

Stanley Ghyll 60ft waterfall

Eskdale's beautiful red squirrels are back

Eskdale's beautiful red squirrels are back

Location, location, location!

Location, location, location!

Steam train - 5 minutes away

Steam train - 5 minutes away

Hardknott Cottage

Bridge End Farm Cottages Cumbria, CA19 1TG

Romantic cottage with gallery bedroom

  • Amazing fell views
  • Sublime, romantic location for special occasions
  • Best walks in the Lake District on our doorstep
  • Two pubs serving excellent food within 200 yards
  • WiFi & Sky TV - all sports, movies & kids channels
  • Flexible arrival & departure days and short breaks
    • Sleeps 2Sleeps 2
    • Bedrooms 1Bedrooms 1
    • Bathrooms 1Bathrooms 1
    • 1 Dogs Accepted1 Dogs Accepted
    • WiFiWiFi
    • ParkingParking
    • Quality in Tourism 4 Star

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Features

Sleeps 2

Sleeps 2

Bedrooms 1

Bedrooms 1

Bathrooms 1

Bathrooms 1

Dines 3

Dines 3

1 Dogs Accepted

1 Dogs Accepted

WiFi

WiFi

Parking

Parking

Pub (within 1 mile)

Pub (within 1 mile)

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

Romantic cottage with gallery bedroom

With its attractive open-plan interior, Hardknott Cottage is superbly suited to those wishing to either share every moment or simply keep an eye or ear out for the youngster! The downstairs living area offers an enticing escape from the noise of cities and their suburbs, with its 3ft thick pink granite stone walls, sheltering you from the outside world. We have taken extra care to preserve the original layout of the barn, which was formerly a byre where livestock were housed.

We have paid special attention to keeping the rooms much as they were when they were built around 500 years ago. The bedroom has been created out of the former storage area that overlooked the byre and the bathroom downstairs formed within what was once a subtle store room on the side. You will also find the back of the full height chimney breast from Wastwater Cottage protruding through the width of the 3-foot thick wall into the galleried bedroom above.

The cottage is named after Hardknott Fell, on which both Hardknott Roman Fort and England’s steepest pass are located. Hardknott Cottage has a lofty high ceiling and a back door opening onto our lawned paddock with lovely fell views. Open and airy on the inside, yet private and sheltered from the distractions of modern day life, with its solid stone walls and uncontested fell views, you won’t be settling for second best when staying here!

Accommodation Summary:

Ground floor: fully equipped, modern, open plan kitchen, dining area and lounge. Bathroom with powerful over bath shower.

First floor: 1 gallery double bedroom with king-size bed. On request a fold out Z bed for a young child and/or cot available.

Hardknott Cottage accepts 1 well behaved dog, no puppies please. There is a small charge and some dog T&C’s to abide by.

You would be hard pressed to find a more beautiful and tranquil corner of the Lake District than the Eskdale Valley. The combination of the amazing location and accommodation provides the perfect ingredients for a superb holiday. The cottages are the perfect base to explore all of the treasures Eskdale and the surrounding area has to offer. Close by is the beautiful, deep, Wastwater Lake, England's deepest at 79 metres, and about 3 miles long. Also, near is the majestic Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England and one of England's most scenic hikes.

The 2 village pubs, The Boot Inn and Brook House Inn are within walking distance including a post office and village shop. There is also England’s oldest, working twin-wheel corn mill museum, Hardknott Pass (England’s steepest road) and a narrow-gauge steam railway - all close by.

There are plenty of walks with lovely views of waterfalls, lakes, rockpools and you’ll spot lots of wildlife along the way. Also, a great place for cycling; Eskdale Cycle Trail is a wonderful way to explore the valley with many stops along the way which are perfect for a picnic. Bring your bikes or hire them locally.

Other activities close by are: climbing, abseiling, canoeing, pony trekking, fishing and swimming (in hot weather) and much more.

 

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Bridge End Farm Cottages
Cumbria, CA19 1TG

Location & Attractions

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  • Castle Castle
  • Cycling Cycling
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  • Walks Walks

Hardknott Cottage, 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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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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  • 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

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Sleeps 2
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1 Dogs Accepted

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