Orange Hill Cottage "Self catering accommodation in the Lake District"
Eel Tarn in Eskdale


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The hamlet of Boot nestles in the Eskdale valley, one of the more tranquil valleys of the Lake District. A warm and comfortable house, Orange Hill Cottage is ideal for couples and small families, offering accommodation for up to four people with great views of the Lakeland fells.

Orange Hill Cottage (no 3)

Eskdale is a wonderful starting point for hundreds of walks, either on the fells or along the banks of the River Esk, which flows from Scafell at the top of the valley down to the estuary at Ravenglass, an old fishing village complete with a ruined Roman bath-house! The river has natural pools for swimming and is a popular place for canoeing and for fishing. In the Eskdale valley is an 18 hole golf course and private salmon fishing river. The famous Ravenglass & Eskdale Miniature Railway runs along the valley, its steam trains leisurely making the seven mile journey down to the sea.

The hamlet of Boot with Scafell in the background
The hamlet of Boot with Scafell in the background

There are five pubs in the valley – the Boot Inn is almost opposite the cottage, whilst the The Brook House Inn is a five minute walk away. All welcome children and serve real ales and a wide choice of good food. Eskdale village shop, Eskdale Stores, sells a comprehensive range of goods, including groceries, fresh fruit and vegetables, food to go, alcohol and newspapers. A public payphone is located 30 yards away, and there is some reception for mobile phones on the Orange network.

The telephone box with the Boot Inn in the background
The Boot Inn Pub


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