Gillbank Cottage is a luxury 400-year-old self-catering Lake District cottage sleeping 10, located in the Eskdale valley, one of the loveliest areas of the Lakes, in the beautiful hamlet of Boot. Once owned by William Wordsworth, the well appointed detached property boasts many period features, ample gardens, and access by private road.
Gillbank Cottage, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Escape to the Lakes and enjoy the idyll of Gillbank Cottage at the base of Scafell
This 400-year-old self catering cottage rests among the mountains of the famous Lake District National Park. Accessed by private road, the property benefits from an idyllic location in the heart of the Western lakes. With five bedrooms, one ensuite, and two further bathrooms, the property easily sleeps ten people. Recently renovated and refurbished, the property boasts the latest in modern convenience while maintaining the intimate features of a classic lakeland cottage.

The cottage - once owned by renowned Lakeland poet William Wordsworth - boasts many period features including an early 18th Century tapered porcelain bath and exposed oak beams.
Views of Scafell and the Esk valley greet visitors from the windows and gardens. Numerous walks invite you outdoors - whether for a leisurely stroll among the hills and tarns or a quick trip to one of the three pubs within walking distance. The Eskdale and Ravenglass miniature railway runs at the base of the hill and the many lakes and seaside are only a short drive away.

See our links page for a list of the myriad local attractions.
FROM 128 PER NIGHT with flexible stays from two nights

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