Group accommodation in the Western Lake District
Boot School House, Boot, Eskdale, Cumbria, sleeps 28 in 4 bedrooms.

Boot School House enjoys a stunning location in the Eskdale Valley, just a short stroll from the picturesque village of Boot, in the heart of the Lake District.

Boot School House has breath taking views to the front and rear, and is ideal for walking, cycling, wild swimming and running groups, as well as young people organisations, groups of friends and extended families, of whom would like to explore all the Eskdale Valley has to offer.

This is a great place to both unwind and explore. There are numerous walks for all abilities, whether it’s a stroll by the River Esk or to explore the many mountains and fells the valley has to offer; Eskdale truly has it all.  Eskdale is a short drive from the Wasdale Valley, where you can access England’s deepest Lake,  Wastwater, and highest mountain, Scafell Pike.

If you are looking for adventure during your stay, whether you are a youth group or family and friends group, then nearby is West Lakes Adventure who offer a range of outdoor activities, including Ghyll scrambling, canoeing, paddle boarding, kayaking, rock climbing, mountain bike hire and inflatable SUP hire, plus more!

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Miniature Steam Railway is just 300 metres away. In the village, you will find the last remaining working water powered corn mill, Eskdale Mill. In addition, Muncaster Castle, where you can discover the Himalayan gardens and wild bird displays, is only a 20 minute drive.

There are five fantastic inns in the Eskdale Valley, all serving excellent food and award winning real ale, two of them within a 5 minute walk from Boot School House.  There is also a coach company offering a pre-booked taxi service next door.

Guests can expect a clean and practical space, with two shower and toilet cubicles, a well-equipped kitchen, with a serving hatch to the main group room, two single bunk rooms on the lower floor and two dorms to the upper floor, which are described as comfortable platform beds. It comfortably sleeps 20 – 24 on the upper floor and 4 in the two bunk rooms on the lower floor.