Rockwood is a beautiful, comfortable self-
Eskdale is bordered by Wasdale and Wastwater to the north and the Duddon valley to the south. Eskdale provides easy access to the high fells on Scafell, Scafell Pike, Bow Fell, Harter Fell among others. The river Esk (and rivers Mite, Duddon and Irt) provide many beautiful riverside walks and gentle rambles.
Eskdale is home to the famous Ravenglass & Eskdale narrow gauge steam railway, known as the “Ratty” or “La’Al Ratty”, which starts from Ravenglass on the Cumbrian coast and ends at Dalgarth (Boot) in Eskdale. Irton Road station is down a short lane opposite the house.
Rockwood welcomes pets and responsible pet owners. The house is locates on the edge
of the village of Eskdale Green. There is a well-
Links to sites providing general information for visitors to the Lake District and the Eskdale and Wasdale areas in particular, including places to visit, things to do and places to stay.
Links to visitor attractions and interesting places to visit in Eskdale or which
can be reached by a short drive from Eskdale Green.
Note that this is only a small selection -
Links to some of the pubs close to Rockwood, all of which serve good food. More
importantly they also all sell a selection of locally brewed beers -
Links to a selection of sites which you might find helpful for your visit (eg current weather forecast for the Lake District, Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team) or otherwise worth a look for people interested in mountaineering and the environment.
Ian and Madeleine Warren have converted a traditional Lake District farmhouse, farm
cottage and farm buildings into charming holiday accommodation at nearby Santon Bridge