Eskdale, a Living Landscape

Within the valley are 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, a Roman fort 7 Inns and much much more..

Eating Out

In easy walking distance are 2 pubs, The Bower House Inn and The King George IV. Brook House Inn, The Woolpack Inn , and The Boot Inn are about 2 miles up the road at Boot , all serving a great range of Real Ales and Good Food, If you are a whisky fan Brook House has over 180 malts on offer. Ravenglass has a selection of pubs and the La'al Ratty railway has a cafe at each terminus.


There is a village store selling an assortment of groceries, and outdoor equipment. The Post Office in Boot also has a variety of goods on offer, with lovely ice creams for those hot summer days. Further afield on the coast is the Village of Seascale which has various shops including a small supermarket and a butchers.

Eskdale Attractions

The Eskdale area has a wonderful assortment of attractions and places of interest, not least of which are the fells featured above. Scafell and Harter Fell dominate the landscape within the valley, but also there is a sense of space with fields and forests in the valley bottom and of course the beatiful river Esk winding its way from Esk Hause to the Sea at Ravenglass.

Listed below are some of the main attractions, but for more information please see the Eskdale website

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

 Muncaster Castle and Owl Centre

Eskdale Mill