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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Situated in the heart of Eskdale, Rock How is a beautiful family holiday cottage for up to 6 people and 2 well behaved dogs.
The property boasts stunning views of the surrounding countryside, while maintaining a modern and comfortable feel. There are 3 bedrooms, two with their own TV. You can relax in the spacious living room, with open fire, or escape to the snug area, with its own TV and electric piano. Wi-fi is also available for your use. The dining table sits six comfortably and the cosy kitchen is well equipped with everything you need. The bathroom has a walk-in shower and free standing roll top bath.
Eskdale is unspoilt and tranquil, untouched by modern development. The lanes overflow with wildflowers in the summer and wild strawberries grow right outside Rock How. Hundreds of inspiring walks begin from Eskdale. You can hike from the valley bottom to the summit of Scafell Pike, walk over the high fells, or trace the sinister old coffin route to Wasdale. Most walks can be started from the door of Rock How. The River Esk is truly idyllic, with picture perfect bends and banks, and natural swimming pools along its course.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester, Liverpool or Glasgow, Nearest railway: Windermere|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
About this location
The Lake District
With its breathtaking mountain scenery, beautiful lakes and picturesque villages, the Lake District is a paradise, not only for outdoor enthusiasts but for anyone who loves peace and beauty.
The changing seasons bring with them different highlights. In Spring observe baby lambs, bouncing around Wordsworth's Daffodils; laze about by a lake in Summer, after walking amongst the fells; watch the beautiful colours appear in Autumn, whilst hopefully enjoying an Indian Summer and Winter boasts cold frosty days, warm snug evenings and sitting in front of an open fire with a large glass of wine.
The beautiful lakes with dramatic fells rising from their shores are just part of a great experience. The Lake District offers excellent local food, beer and fantastic activities that make a holiday here live long in the memory.
Eskdale is a wonderful starting point for hundreds of walks, either on the fells or along the banks of the River Esk. The river has natural pools for swimming and is a popular place for canoeing and fishing. The river flows from Scafell, at the top of the valley, down to the estuary at Ravenglass.
The famous La'al Ratty steam train takes you on leisurely seven-mile journey through the valley all the way to the coast. Eskdale has close links with the Roman History of Cumbria from the impressive ruins of Hardknott Fort to the bathhouses of Ravenglass. If history is what you're after, 'Muncaster Castle' is well worth a visit, especially for the kids and for something a bit different, head up to 'Burnmoor Stone Circle'.
There are five pubs in Eskdale, two in Ravenglass. and all welcome children (some even let dogs in too!). They all serve real ales and a wide choice of good food. The village shop, Eskdale Stores, sells a comprehensive range of goods to keep you stocked up on your visit.
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Sally Fielding (Property Manager Sally's Cottages)
- 7 Years listed
Calendar last updated:23 Feb 2015
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