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David Scott, the Shopkeeper, with two more hams destined for the AGA.

Waberthwaite Camping & Caravan Club Site. Just 1 mile from Eskmeals House, with spectacular views of Eskmeals Estuary.

The Brown Cow Inn, Waberthwaite. Great Food and a Fine Selection of Real Ales. 3 miles from Eskmeals House.

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Port Haverigg Watersports is Cumbria`s Premier Watersports Centre.

Eskdale Golf Course & Salmon Fishing. Eskmeals guests each receive £5 discount on a round of golf .

The Lal' Ratty Railway. An incredible miniature passenger carrying steam train.

Have an incredible day riding these magnificent Shire & Clydesdale Heavy Horses.

Wayside Guesthouse & Whiskey Barn, situated at the bottom of  Black Combe.

South Lakes Wild Animal Park (Dalton-In-Furness).  The Ultimate Interactive Animal Experience in the Lake Districts Unique Open Park.


Murthwaite Green Trekking Centre. A friendly and professional family-run horse riding centre specialising in beach rides.

Haverigg Village. A hidden little seaside gem, with award winning beach, sand dunes and wildlife. Just 20 minutes drive from Eskmeals.


The Beach Cafe, Haverigg. A lovely cosy Cafe, with great food and situated next to an award winning beach. Free parking, sand dunes and a childrens play park.

Holmrook Petrol Station & Shop. 7 miles North of Eskmeals on the A595. The only Petrol Station between Eskmeals and Whitehaven, 25 miles away.



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wp92e465ca.pngGo Ape (Whinlatter & Grizedale) is the UK’s number one forest adventure, a 2–3 hour Tree Top Adventure. We’ll brief you for safety before you fly down our zip-wires, leap off our Tarzan Swing and tackle our crossings whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.

wp1abc5414_0f.jpg The Owl Centre is based in the beautiful wooded gardens of historic  Muncaster Castle. Every year we welcome over 70,000 visitors to one of

the most comprehensive owl collections in existence.

wpc1a0fd46_0f.jpgWastwater Lake, situated in the Wasdale Valley, is 3 miles long, half a mile wide and 260 feet deep, and the deepest of all the lakes. Wastwater is perhaps the most awe-inspiring of all the lakes. Surrounded by mountains, Red Pike, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Scafell Pike - England's highest mountain. Voted by ITV viewers as Britains Favorite View.

wpf6406c37_0f.jpgMuncaster Fell, a beautiful ridge showing classic Lake District characteristics, undulating with rocky outcrops, hidden hollows and excellent views towards the Cumbrian Coast and in particular, back up to Eskdale and the mountains of Scafell Pike, Great Gable and the rest.

wpf3bb7954_0f.jpgEskdale has a plethora of paths, lanes and bridle ways to explore, the valley is home to one of the most picturesque rivers in Britain, with easy paths. For the experienced walker and climber the options are almost endless, with access to some of the best mountains in England.

wp0e54710d_0f.jpg            Scafell Pike. Englands highest mountain.

wpc1bc01b2_0f.jpg Black Combe. A hidden gem in the Western Lake District.

Muncaster Castle & Gardens. Both ancient, historic and atmospheric.

A must visit.


D&G Taxis - 01229 777 399

Pete’s Taxis - 01229 774 995

Sal’s Cars - 01229 774 995

See our large country house featured on Country Cottages Online.

Homrook Service Station


(In Millom, approximately 10 miles)

Curry Spice - 01229 779401

The Golden Lotus - 01229 774114

CK’s Pizza & Kebab - 01229 771774




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TRAIN STATION (3 miles from house)

Bootle Station, Cumbria (BOC)

Please be sure to select Bootle Station Cumbria, with the code BOC

If choosing only Bootle Station, this will take you to Bootle, in Merseyside.

The Byre - Restaurant & Cafe. Enjoy a morning coffee, lunch or a traditional Cumberland Farmhouse tea in our lovely oak-beamed restaurant with spectacular views of the Western Lake District fells.

  Bower House Inn - Eskdale. The Bower House Inn is ideally situated for    exploring the beautiful countryside or walking the fells. Our restaurant and    bar offers home cooked food using locally sourced ingredients and a wide    range of local ales to be enjoyed around a roaring fire - or in the warmer    months, enjoying the fell views from our beautiful garden.

 We are a family-run Coffee House, Bistro & Pizzeria, we have 4   Luxury en-Suite Boutique Guest Rooms. We provide good quality   home cooked food from locally sourced produce in a warm, friendly   environment. Herdwicks is located in an area of outstanding natural   beauty with views of the Irish Sea, Duddon Estuary and the Lakeland   Fells.

Bigland Hall Equestrian. Cumbria’s premiere horse riding centre. Day rides, riding holidays, classical dressage training.