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Whillan Beck Cottage - quaint and cosy historic cottage with fabulous views

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Whillan Beck behind 17th Century Packhorse Bridge
Sleep well and wake up to the sound of the Whillan Beck
1 of 25Whillan Beck behind 17th Century Packhorse Bridge
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
1 night minimum
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Idyllic location in the pretty village of Boot with two welcoming Inns serving good food and real ales within walking distance. Mountains all around and fantastic walks from the doorstep. VisitEngland 4 star standard. Cosy and charming with oak beams, exposed stonework, glorious fell and beck views. Shared paddock with garden furniture, barbecue and riverside picnic spot. BRAND NEW KITCHEN AND BATHROOM, FULLY RENOVATED IN THE PAST YEAR! Please note our availability on Holiday Lettings / TripAdvisor is always 100% up to date. We often have SPECIAL OFFERS available: UPGRADE TO A LARGER COTTAGE FOR NO EXTRA COST! Midweek discounts on our 3 larger cottages at Bridge End Farm outside of peak season - 30% off for 1 or 2 people, 20% off for 3 or 4 people and 10% off for 5 or 6 people. Pleas...Idyllic location in the pretty village of Boot with two welcoming Inns serving good food and real ales within walking distance. Mountains all around and fantastic walks from the doorstep. VisitEngland 4 star standard. Cosy and charming with oak beams, exposed stonework, glorious fell and beck views. Shared paddock with garden furniture, barbecue and riverside picnic spot. BRAND NEW KITCHEN AND BATHROOM, FULLY RENOVATED IN THE PAST YEAR! Please note our availability on Holiday Lettings / TripAdvisor is always 100% up to date. We often have SPECIAL OFFERS available: UPGRADE TO A LARGER COTTAGE FOR NO EXTRA COST! Midweek discounts on our 3 larger cottages at Bridge End Farm outside of peak season - 30% off for 1 or 2 people, 20% off for 3 or 4 people and 10% off for 5 or 6 people. Please contact us for more information and to book now! LATE AVAILABILITY DISCOUNTS - we often have special prices for last minute bookings, so do enquire about any late availability discounts we have! SHORT BREAKS: We are offering a choice of weekly bookings and short breaks of 2 nights or more on Whillan Beck Cottage throughout the year. If you are unable to find the dates you are looking for, please go to Wrynose Cottage as we are now offering short breaks of 2 nights or more throughout the year on Wrynose Cottage also.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Manager
Greg Poole (Property Manager Select Cottages)
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2008
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2016

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Date of stay: October 2015
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This sweet little cottage was our home for 4 nights in September 2015. It was our first trip to the Lake District and reflecting back, we chose the best place to stay. For the two of us, the cottage was ideal. It was clean and...More

Date of stay: September 2015
1  Thank grapejuice
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This was our first time visiting the Lakes District in more than 10 years and we had forgotten just how peaceful it is. The narrow lanes around Bridge End Farm are charming and the walks are fantastic. The rivers are crystal clear and the air...More

Date of stay: October 2015
1  Thank John M
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Nestled snuggly by the bubbling beck our accommodation awaited us. Beautifully presented and cleaned and waiting to welcome us back. Whillan Beck was as cosy and homely as ever. Due to serious health issues we had been unable to visit Boot our usual 2-3 times...More

Date of stay: June 2015
1  Thank 13Kim
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I very rarely write a negative review of a property but I feel I need to voice my opinion of this cottage. It's really down to ones personal opinion and experience and this is ours. Upon arrival there was no one to meet so it...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank BrisbaneCazza
Greg042014, VR Owner at Whillan Beck Cottage - quaint and cosy historic cottage with fabulous views, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2015

Reading this review is deeply upsetting. My staff and I bent over backwards for these guests. We could not have done more for them. I will respond to all the points in this review but please first read the review written before this one by...More

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Albany, New York
Reviewed 26 August 2015

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Date of stay: August 2015
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 February 2015

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Date of stay: February 2015
Reviewed 3 May 2014

We stayed over a very warm Easter weekend and the cottage was the perfect location for a wonderful anniversary weekend. The cottage is the perfect size for two people with gorgeous views and all the amenities you could required. The village of Boot is very...More

Date of stay: April 2014
1  Thank 846Lisa
Greg042014, VR Owner at Whillan Beck Cottage - quaint and cosy historic cottage with fabulous views, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2015

Thank you for your review, we are delighted you had a wonderful anniversary weekend in Whillan Beck Cottage. All our cottages have good wi fi internet which is free and the access code is in the house-book in each cottage. Mobile phone signal does improve...More

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2013

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Date of stay: October 2013
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2012

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Date of stay: May 2012
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Bridge End Farm Cottages have colourful and well maintained gardens with wonderful views. The cottages are tucked away in a secluded location within the picturesque and historic village of Boot. Boot has a fantastic setting in the valley of Eskdale eloquently described by the famous Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright: 'Eskdale, one of the loveliest of Lakeland's valleys, descends from the highest and wildest mountains in the district to the sands of Ravenglass in a swift transition from grandeur to beauty... It is a place of many delights, the finest of all valleys for those whose special joy is to travel on foot and a paradise for artists.' This is the heart of the Lake District National Park with the highest, deepest, steepest, and oldest! Within walking distance are Scafell Pike, Engl...
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