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Explore the less trodden path up Scafell, England's second highest mountain

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  • A Day Out at St Tropez From Our Villa in Claviers, Provence

    A Day Out at St Tropez From Our Villa in Claviers, Provence

    A trip to St Tropez is always a highlight. Go really early to avoid the traffic in peak season or go mid afternoon - when there is less traffic too. We go to the big Pampelonne Plage (beach) which...

  • Boot Mill - England's oldest working water mill

    Heritage and National Trust Sites near us in Eskdale!

    Boot village and Bridge End Farm Cottages are steeped in history and you will find no shortage of history, heritage or culture in our local area! Here are a few facts and figures, which you may find...

  • A guide to climbing the mighty Scafell (near Scafell Pike)

    Explore the less trodden path up Scafell, England's second highest mountain This is the time of year when every Tom, Dick and Harry is setting off to climb Scafell Pike. It’s super popular...

  • Lively Lambs in Eskdale

    Eskdale in Spring - Bluebells, Swallows and Lively Lambs!

    We’ve enjoyed stunning weather in the Lakes these last few weeks and May and June can be even better with traditionally some of the sunniest weeks of the year in the Lake District. ...

  • The glorious Eskdale Valley, a walkers paradise

    Glorious Eskdale - A Walker's Paradise

    This is an area of superlatives; England's highest mountains, it's steepest road and oldest water mill are all here. Hardknott Roman Fort, in the Upper Esk, must have been amongst the...

  • The Farmhouse Lounge

    A Special History of Bridge End Farmhouse!

    Bridge End Farmhouse has to be one of the most historic houses in the Lake District and here are a few reasons why: We recently visited Plas Mawr in Conway, North Wales, which is an absolutely...

  • Wastwater Cottage light and spacious lounge area

    Booking.com Guest Review Award!

    We are proud to announce that we have just received an award from Booking.com for the exceptional standard of our guest reviews! We really appreciate all the feedback we receive from our valued...

  • A Warm Welcome Back to Amy Penellum!

      We are really excited to welcome back a very special member of staff! Amy started working for Bridge End Farm Cottages on a Saturday morning when she was 15 and still at school. She soon...

  • Showcasing Whillan Beck Cottage

    Showcasing Whillan Beck Cottage, sleeping 2, with the biggest transformation of them all! This is our smallest cottage, it’s also very cute and arguably the most romantic. It has a loyal...

  • Greg's Walks: A round trip to Stanley Ghyll Waterfall

    One of Greg's favourite walks! A round trip to Stanley Ghyll Waterfall - allow 90 minutes. Please don’t do this walk in sandals or flip flops, proper walking footwear or good trainers...

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