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Hardknott Cottage - Romantic one bedroom cottage in the heart of the Lakes

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Location, Location, Location! Boot village (circled) in Summer beneath Scafell
Winter view of Boot Village (circled) beneath snowcapped Scafell
Hardknott Cottage bathed in sunlight
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
1 night minimum
Cottage
Idyllic location in the village of Boot, with two welcoming Inns serving excellent 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 and doors leading to patio with garden furniture, barbecue and glorious fell views. Shared paddock with riverside picnic spot. Hardknott is the largest of our one bedroom cottages at Bridge End Farm. LATE AVAILABILITY DISCOUNTS - we often have late availability and savings on our listed prices so do enquire if you are booking last minute! SHORT BREAKS: Hardknott Cottage is our largest sleeping 2, we can add a cot or fold away bed or both for families with young children. Weekly bookings and short breaks are available throu...Idyllic location in the village of Boot, with two welcoming Inns serving excellent 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 and doors leading to patio with garden furniture, barbecue and glorious fell views. Shared paddock with riverside picnic spot. Hardknott is the largest of our one bedroom cottages at Bridge End Farm. LATE AVAILABILITY DISCOUNTS - we often have late availability and savings on our listed prices so do enquire if you are booking last minute! SHORT BREAKS: Hardknott Cottage is our largest sleeping 2, we can add a cot or fold away bed or both for families with young children. Weekly bookings and short breaks are available throughout the year minimum 3 nights during the Summer Holidays. If you are looking for a 2 night short break, Wrynose Cottage which sleeps 2 + 1, and Whillan Beck Cottage which sleeps 2 are available for short breaks of 2 nights or more, all year round. Please note our availability on Holiday Lettings / TripAdvisor is always 100% up to date.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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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Reviewed 24 September 2020

My husband and I have been coming to Boot for over 15 years and this is THE place to stay. Most comfortable bed, fantastic shower and overall high end and absolutely full of charm. We met the owner last time we were here who was...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank KiranR105
Reviewed 28 August 2020

We stayed with our boys 5yrs and 16 months. The 5yo was in the lounge on a futon and the baby was in a travel cot in the bedroom with us. It was a little cramped for all of us but we knew it would...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank CookaDuck
Reviewed 4 August 2020

My wife and I travelled to Hardknott cottage for our honeymoon. The location was beautiful with a peaceful garden and a river just outside the cottage. There is plenty to do in the local area as well as interesting places to visit a while away....More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank morris1586
Reviewed 21 April 2019 via mobile

We had a perfect stay in Hardknott cottage, set in an idyllic location with 2 lovely pubs within walking distance. Lovely gardens and stunning scenery

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Fishing3518
Reviewed 2 April 2019

Boot is in beautiful Eskdale away from the tourists hoards. We walked high, Scafell, and low, Stanley Ghyll without using the car. Also walked to the two local excellent pubs. The cottage is fantastically appointed and full of charm. Clean and comfortable with friendly staff...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Scenic58470390258
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

The cottage was really cosy and very well equipped, with everything you could possibly need - other than yourself and lots of food to sustain you for your walks. The delicious fruit cake we found on arrival was a lovely bonus after a very long...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank 574slj
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Boot in Eskdale is truly beautiful with excellent high and low level walks from the cottage door. Its a good walk but Scafell is well within range. Hardknott cottage is part of a converted barn with beautiful original features but suoer modern facilities, particularly the...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Mark S
Greg042014, VR Owner at Hardknott Cottage - Romantic one bedroom cottage in the heart of the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay both the mountains and the amazing stars at night. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes from the team at Bridge End Farm Cottages

Reviewed 16 November 2016

Cottage is beautifully decorated and was immaculately clean when we arrived. Cosy and perfect for 2 people. Property owner and housekeeper were very helpful in locating a lost purse after we had left. The local scenery is some of the best I have seen in...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank Matt B
Greg042014, VR Owner at Hardknott Cottage - Romantic one bedroom cottage in the heart of the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted you enjoyed both the cottage and the stunning scenery. Best wishes from the team at the cottages.

Reviewed 20 September 2016

We spent 2 totally relaxing weeks in and around Boot staying at Hardknott Cottage. Being able to walk straight out onto the fells and explore Eskdale, walk 50 yards to the Boot Inn for real ales and good food and then go back to the...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank GeoffDear999
Greg042014, VR Owner at Hardknott Cottage - Romantic one bedroom cottage in the heart of the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. Eskdale is such a wonderful place to relax and re charge the batteries. We hope to welcome you back again sometime soon.

Reviewed 2 August 2016

We enjoyed our stay at this cottages. It is maintained very neat and tidy. It is perfect place to get disconnected from work. We would love to visit the place again.

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank 32,205
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
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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