5th-8th June 2014 at the Boot Inn, Brook House Inn and the Woolpack Inn, over 120 real ales, in 3 real friendly pubs. The 14th Boot Beer Festival
Within the valley lie the villages of Boot, Eskdale Green and Ravenglass, a Narrow Gauge Railway, a Castle,The last working Corn mill in the Lake District, several Galleries, 3 Campsites, 7 Inns and much much more.
The river Esk starts it's journey to the sea from high in the fells at Esk Hause, passing through Great Moss at the base of Scafell Pike then tumbling down through a narrow gorge and a series of waterfalls. The stream swelled by many becks becomes a river and encounters it's first road at the foot of Hardknott Pass England's steepest road. From here the river takes on a more gentle character with small rapids as it passes through some of the most beautiful oak woodland in Cumbria. The Esk is responsible for carving this remarkable landscape which is both picturesque and dramatic with majestic high peaks, stunning waterfalls and rolling green hills.
Hotels, Bed and Breakfast and cottages galoreThis area lists all the accommodation available in Eskdale, many places can be contacted by E-mail, but this site does not have an online booking or reservation system, in fact we feel the best way to book a holiday in Eskdale is by phone. Eskdale is a quiet but very friendly valley where the visitors' needs are uppermost, these needs can only be truly assessed by personal contact.
Links List of external links to local sites
Local Outdoor activities, amenities, shops, garages, doctors and chemists.
Map So where is Eskdale? This page tells you how to get here and also has a map of the local area.
Photography shop View and buy scenes of Eskdale and WasdaleBoot Beer Festival
Church As in most valleys the church plays its part, but not only for births, marriages and deaths, the church in Eskdale provides a backbone to rely upon, it helps with fundraising and provides a voice when required.
Walks Favourite rambles, ambles and climbs from the valley
Weather Direct link to Met Office and the local fell forcast.Energy Efficiency and Conservation
Webcam Scafell from Boot updated every 10 minutes
Events List of events in and around Eskdale.
History A bit like the History channel on Sky! We have Romans, Vikings, Celts, Iron age man and a bit of our own as well. They may not all still be here but they have certainly left their mark.