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Fell Foot

Santon Bridge near Eskdale Green, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 988175)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Hot tub
  • Four poster bed
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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22 Customer Reviews

  • "Great location!"

    fabulous garden and hot tub with great views. Fell Foot is a real hidden gem and is without doubt the one of the best equipped cottages we have stayed in. The only minor down side was the bed in bedroom 2 was very uncomfortable, apart from that we had a fantastic holiday, and would hope to stay there again sometime in the future.

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2022

  • "Lovely house and garden, hot tub serviced every two days, plenty of room , facilities and equipment for the 6 adults and two children in our party."

    Reviewed by IanJul 2022

  • "Fabulous holiday home, spotlessly clean and extremely well equipped with everything we could possibly need."

    Accommodated 8 adults and 2 dogs easily. Hot tub was gorgeous with amazing views to the mountains and lovely gardens. Plenty of off road parking and a short walk to the local pub which serves good food. Cafe round the corner for basic supplies and a small gift shop. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by JanJun 2022

  • "We had a wonderful week at Fell Foot it was home from with everything you you would expect and more."

    Attention to detail was great one if the best holiday cottages we have stayed in lovely location stunning garden and a very helpful housekeeper if needed above and beyond expectations. Will go back again.

    Reviewed by ChristineJun 2022

  • "Best property we have stayed in in many visits to the Lakes."

    A really comfortable home from home with a fabulous garden (ideal for older children but not toddlers), beautifully presented and with everything we needed. Very dog friendly. Nice quiet location with beautiful walks nearby.

    Reviewed by JulieApr 2022

  • "The location of the cottage was perfect, so tranquil."

    Unfortunately the alpaca farm which was next door has closed so the write up needs updating. The cottage had everything we needed for a multi generational family to stay. It was a warm and welcoming house. The only slight negative were the very small single beds which were pretty uncomfortable. The garden was fantastic and we used both the upper and lower terraces and the family made good use of the hot tub. We would definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by TerasaApr 2022

  • "Perfect for a group or family We (4 couples) had a fabulous weekend in this lovely cottage."

    We were extremely lucky with the weather(!) and so got to enjoy the garden as well as the interior. Clean with plenty of space, the cottage is in a quiet location with great views, but also very convenient for the pub. Perfect.

    Reviewed by KatherineMar 2022

  • "Wonderful cottage, great hot tub, close to some great walks!"

    Fantastic stay

    Reviewed by ZechariahMar 2022

  • "This holiday was amazing."

    We went over Christmas and where able to spend Christmas under the same roof as a family of 8. The cottage was everything we had hoped. Was all set up to feel christmassy specially with the open fire on. We all had an amazing time and didnt want to come home. Absolutly lovely place. So quiet. Would definatley recommend.

    Reviewed by NatalieDec 2021

  • "What a beautiful property."

    Honestly you can tell its loved, everything you can think of is ready for you. Lovely comfortable beds and the towels and linen so clean and new. Thankyou so much, we really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by HelenDec 2021

  • "We loved the cottage, garden and the hot tub."

    It felt really homely and cosy. We would definitely like to stay there again

    Reviewed by MarkNov 2021

  • "Property is stocked with all sorts of useful things."

    Very homely and a great garden/hot tub. Extremely relaxing.

    Reviewed by AndyOct 2021

  • "Fell Foot Cottage is a very comfortable, homely cottage nestled within beautiful and breathtaking scenery that exceeded our expectations."

    The hot tub was an added bonus. We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by WendySep 2021

  • "Wow. What a beautiful and huge holiday home set in the most exquisite location with views that make your eyes hurt!"

    I wouldn’t hesitate to return with family and friends. A superb holiday with just everything you could ever need. Thank you so much for letting it occasionally to others. We will be back.

    Reviewed by JohannaAug 2021

  • "A brilliant fortnight in an amazing house with fantastic garden."

    Peaceful location, lovely views and extremely well equipped. 10/10

    Reviewed by PhilipAug 2021

  • "A very peaceful and tranquil place, surrounded by stunning landscape and the hot tub area and view was absolutely amazing."

    we can't remember a holiday so relaxing, just what the doctor orded

    Reviewed by KymJul 2021

  • "This is a perfect holiday cottage."

    It gives home from home comfort and a warm welcome.And so much more is provided in the views and vistas, the little touches and kindnesses of this house and the lovely gardens. Thankyou

    Reviewed by CatherineJul 2021

  • "We are aware that there are on going improvements to the property but overall were all very impressed with the cottage, its garden and the surrounding landscape, also the welcome pack was gratefully received."

    Just a few minor points, maybe some more soft furnishings for the dinning room ie.curtains/ blinds some bins in the bedrooms and better lighting for the kitchen. We would like to say that the owners made us feel very welcome and at home, we would not hesitate to book again in the future. Thank you all, we had a wonderful time.

    Reviewed by KarenJul 2021

  • "We could not get in as Sykes gave us the wrong key pad number we had to phone the owner ."

    It was Great place to stay hot tub

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2021

  • "The property has a superb location."

    100yrds from the Woodlands Tearoom, 300 yards from an excellent pub, The Bridge Inn, easy access to both Eskdale and Wasdsle valleys and 15 mins to the coast . Perfect base for walkers and families alike.

    Reviewed by StephenJun 2021

  • "This cottage is superb, it was immaculately clean and comfortable and the garden was just magical."

    The area is breathtaking, just to sit in the hot tub looking at the views was so relaxing. Dawn the housekeeper and her husband were extremely helpful without being intrusive . A beautiful place to be .

    Reviewed by PatriciaApr 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage in quiet peaceful surroundings."

    Everything you need for a relaxing holiday, excellent space for our dog who loved investigating the garden. Beautiful walks available around the area, excellent pub and cafe nearby. The hot tub was an added bonus - wonderful stay, already looking to see when we can go back!

    Reviewed by JanetOct 2020

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  • 4/5 bedrooms: 1 x king-size with a study and en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size, 2 x twin (zip/link, can be king-size on request), 1 x snug/ bedroom with sofa-bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/ diner
  • Utility/ boot room
  • Dining room
  • Lounge
  • Oil central heating and open fire
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, piano, books, games, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed grounds with raised lawn, patio, hot tub, and seating
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop/ garage 2.5 miles, pub 0.2 miles

The property

Santon Bridge, Wasdale.

Fell Foot is a traditional Lakeland stone cottage dating from 1899, extended to a spacious, 4/5 bedroom family home in the heart of Wasdale in western Cumbria, boasting stunning views of the Wastwater Fells.

The property sleeps up to 8-10 guests, perfect for a large family gathering in this beautiful corner of England.

A spacious lounge features a gorgeous open fire granite fireplace with elegant reading chairs, a luxurious three-seater sofa and an upright piano for the musically minded.

The recently renovated country kitchen features an electric hob built into the worktop with a large double oven and grill, dishwasher and microwave.

Past the breakfast table you move through into a beautiful dining room with extendable table, ideal for family meals or party games.

The larger of two king-size double rooms features a lavish four-poster bed with newly fitted en-suite walk-in shower, sink and toilet and an adjoining study room which is the ideal spot to place a travel cot.

Zip-and-link beds in the two other double rooms can be configured for four single beds - ideal for children – or two doubles, depending on your preference.

A cosy, snug room comes with games and books plus comfortable double sofa-bed – an excellent place for children to tuck themselves away.

A brand new family bathroom features a deep bath and drench shower with Victorian fittings and sink with vanity unit.

A vintage-style heated towel rail adds extra comfort.

Towards the rear of the property, you’ll find a handy utility and boot room with American style top-loader washing machine, tumble-dryer, fridge/freezer and sink.

A Welsh dresser holds all the information you will need about the local area plus there’s space to hang coats, dry clothes and for your dogs to curl up for the night.

Outside you’ll find a beautiful, enclosed garden with mature trees, lawned areas and a paddling stream – perfect for young children and dogs – plus a luxurious six-person covered hot tub with views of the fells, as well as a sunny patio and a large BBQ area for alfresco dining.

At Fell Foot, you’re blessed with a lovely cosy pub just three minutes’ walk down the hill – The Bridge Inn – and the great Woodlands Café and Gift Shop is even closer for hearty Lakeland breakfasts, lunches and cream teas (they will also supply basics such as milk, bread, bacon etc to our guests).

Closer still, literally next door, is a one-of-a-kind experience at The Woolly Farm, offering llama and alpaca trekking, as well as a host of other fantastic animal activities.

Walk up the hill to find Irton Pike, offering an amazing panorama of Wasdale, Eskdale and down to the sea at Ravenglass.

Within 15 minutes’ drive of Fell Foot you can reach Wastwater and Wasdale Head – a popular base for climbing England’s highest peak, Scafell Pike.

Or you could be on the coast at Seascale, having an ice-cream on the beach, letting the kids loose on the adventure playground or enjoying a round of superb links golf.

Other activities nearby include kayaking, ghyll scrambling, canoeing and horse riding.

You’ll also hear the distinctive toot of ‘The Ratty’, one of the oldest and longest narrow gauge railways in England.

Meaning “little railway” in old Cumbrian dialect, ‘La’al Ratty’ has been running between Ravenglass on the coast to Dalegarth in upper Eskdale for more than 100 years and is perfect for kids and steam enthusiasts.

Fell Foot is a beautiful cottage acting as an ideal base from which to explore the tranquil western Lake District, any time of the year.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £175.

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About the location


Coniston 10 miles.

The small village of Eskdale Green sits amongst beautiful Lakeland countryside and consists of a scattering of cottages, some farm dwellings and a number of outstanding traditional English pubs serving good food. An area relatively unknown to many Lakeland visitors, this great location boasts a skyline dominated by the towering peaks of Scafell - England's highest peak, as well as Great Gable, Hard Knott, Harter Fell and Muncaster Fell, whilst the nearby stunning valleys of Eskdale, Wasdale, Ennerdale and Dunnerdale provide breathtaking and ever-changing scenery to be enjoyed throughout the year. The valley is notable as being one of few major valleys in the Lake District not to have its own lake, although several tarns are perched above the valley sides. Local attractions include Muncaster Castle, the World Owl Centre and the Ravenglass to Eskdale miniature railway, one of the most beautiful train journeys imaginable. With both beautiful Wastwater - the deepest lake in the country and St Olaf's - the smallest church, amongst the many well known landmarks in this awe inspiring and beautiful area also within easy reach, this stunning location will have visitors returning time and time again.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas