In the Lake District
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Some of the kind messages sent to us by our guests.
"A wonderful place for a group holiday. Voted the best by all the family. Loved the cosy fires."
"We could get used to this."
"Beautiful house. Snuggly beds. Nice scenery all around. Thanks."
"The house provided a cosy retreat for our first full family Christmas for years. We all really felt at home."
"Lovely house with warm, welcoming feel. An adventure for the children. The adults had a rest too !"
"Made the most of the walled garden. A sun trap. Great for BBQ's & sunbathing."
" . . I always had a picture in my mind of what the idyllic house in the country should look like. Visiting Eskmeals, I realised this
was it ."
"We came from all parts of the UK and had a simply wonderfull weekend. Thank you so much for a peaceful time."
"Excellent weekend away. Fantastic setting and very comfortable house."
"A quick thank you from all of us, for letting us stay at your house. Very beautiful house and we had such a good time exploring the lakes. You never know we may return another year sometime soon! Thank you! Gemma and Co."
“I am just back from an AMAZING holiday at your house with 17 of my friends. The house is completely perfect for big groups. The bedrooms are all huge, the kitchen and prep area are great, BBQ fantastic, real fires lovely on cold winter nights . . . and the grounds are beautiful – I really can’t fault the place at all. Thank you so much !!!” Suzanne.
“To all at Eskmeals. Just to say a big thank you for our weekend in Cumbria. The house and gardens were amazing and we couldn't have had a better time . . . Eskmeals house really made our holiday, we definitely want to return. Thanks again, Emma and friends.“
“Just to say what a wonderful place you have there. All our party had a great time with laughter, plenty of good food, drink and conversation. It was a great family catch up and the kids are all fully exercised and exhausted. Hope to visit again sometime. Cheers from us all”
“Just to say thank you so much for your hospitality, we had the best weekend and your house is the perfect country retreat for a large group. Your local pub the ‘Brown Cow’ couldn't have made us feel more welcome and I am certainly planning on returning with my family! The area is dramatically picturesque and we particularly loved the coal burning fires that you so kindly lit for us every evening. Thanks again! Kirstie.”
“Thank you for our stay in your wonderful house. The balance of everything was just
“Just a quick line to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay at Eskmeals House over new year. I’ve already recommended to a colleague who is looking for a house to rent for a family gathering that he considers Eskmeals House! Kind Regards, Carole.”
“. . . We had a great weekend, thank you. The house was perfect . . . lovely to come in to lit fires too! We used the Woodlands Tea Room to cater a meal on Saturday which was great, thanks for the recommendation, Vicki.”
“Hi Yvonne. Thanks so much for having us over the weekend. We all had the best time and we will definitely be back at some point to stay in your beautiful home! My 30th birthday weekend was a huge success . . . It was amazing! Thanks, Debbie.
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“We have just returned from our 2nd visit to Eskmeals and had a wonderful weekend.
you very much. We are already planning our return . . .” Anne I.
“Hi Yvonne. Just a quick note to say thank you for everything last weekend. Everyone without exception absolutely loved the break and adored Eskmeals House. It was a perfect weekend for all. Again, many thanks, Chris & Maria.”
“. . . Spacious, everything we needed provided. Lovely and warm . Perfect garden in which the children could play, such as football, without the danger of damaging any shrubs etc. Surrounded by a wood. Comfortable beds. Could not have wished for a better place to stay and hoping to go again !” Liz H.
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Just a quick note to say a massive thank you to you for letting us have your amazing house for the week, we all had so much fun.
The kids thoroughly enjoyed themselves playing hide and seek and exploring the house and the grounds. It was also lovely that we could all sit down together and have our evening meals in the brill banquet room that sat all 21 of us plus 2 baby highchairs comfortably.
The house isn't very far away from Scafell Pike which was great for the walkers amongst us.Thank you so so much again for letting us have the best week away. So much fun had by all of us and we will difinitely be back soon.