Holmside Cottage

Santon Bridge near Eskdale, Cumbria & The Lake District

Holmside is a quaint old cottage within the Wasdale Valley with an equally quaint Inn next door. The property comprises of 1 king-size bedroom, 1 single bedroom, 1 bathroom with a walk-in shower. On the Ground floor, there’s a spacious lounge with sky tv and a cosy log burner. Adjoining is a dining room with seating for 4 and chairs for reading.

The kitchen comprises of separate fridge and freezer, electric oven and hob and a washing machine. We also have an adjoining let, The Old Post Office.

Enjoy the peaceful surroundings alongside the River Irt, with the mountains providing a dramatic backdrop.

Excellent bar food is served in the Bridge Inn just a few minutes' walk from this Wasdale cottage, and the Woodlands Tea Rooms serves delicious cakes - especially good after a long day's walk. . (Fresh, locally sourced produce are also available to buy from the Tea Rooms) With an impressive range of mountains available, including Scafell Pike (England's highest) even the most experienced walker will be spoilt for choice at this Wasdale cottage. The breathtaking views can also be enjoyed from the open-air carriages on board the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway. A little further away is Muncaster Castle, which has some beautiful gardens perched up above the valley, offering striking views of the Cumbrian coast. Horse riding is available nearby and makes a wonderful way to see the stunning countryside this area has to offer.

This Wasdale cottage has been tastefully furnished to ensure guests have a relaxing stay, at any time of the year.


Over 2 floors.
Two bedrooms: 1 king-size bedroom, 1 single bedroom, 1 bathroom with walk-in shower. Shower room with shower, basin and WC.
Fitted kitchen.
Spacious lounge with sky tv and a cosy log burner.


Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washer, TV with full Sky package, selection of books and games.
Fuel, power and starter pack for the woodburning stove.
Bed linen and towels.
Off-road parking for 1 car.
Sorry, no pets and no smoking.
Shop 3 miles, pub 1 min walk.


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For information on booking and our rates, please call us 019467 26286 / 07968 425 604 or Email: enquiries@theoldpostofficecampsite.co.uk