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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©Photo (from left to right) of Jim Lindsay; Hsiao Li, Jim, Erica, and Michael Lindsay; Queen Mother and A.D. Lindsay
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Climbing and outdoors

Walking The Local Valleys
Things to see and do Pubs within walking distance Pubs a bit further away (a long walk, a drive, or a Ratty journey away) Shops
  • Eskdale Stores in Eskdale Green - village shop and post office selling newspapers, groceries, cheese and wine. Upstairs is an outdoor section with walking equipment, wellington boots and fishing nets. Tel. 019467 23229
  • Boot Post Office and Shop - Ice creams, maps, post cards and walking boot hire! Tel: 019467 23236
  • Fold End Gallery - Art gallery and craft shop. Centre of Boot village. Tel: 019467 23316
  • Wasdale Crafts - Gift shop. Santon Bridge, Holmrook, Ca19 1UY Howie Flynn Tel: 019467 26281
  • The Old Butchers Shop Gift & Craft Centre - in courtyard between Greba Cottage and Rose Garth Guest House. Tel: 01229 717273
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