Bridge End Farm Cottages
“Historic cottages in a stunning riverside location surrounded by mountains” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Perhaps the best location in the Lake District with mountains all around and superb walks and hikes from the doorstep, and near Scafell and Scafell Pike. 500-year-old, Grade II listed cottages in a stunning riverside location in the glorious Eskdale Valley, and part of the pretty village of Boot with its fantastic family-friendly pubs. The cottages sleep from 2 to 10 and can be booked for full weeks or short breaks; flexible arrival and departure days are available. Staying here is your opportunity to see and experience the best of the Lake District.
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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