Birk How offers comfortable holiday accommodation for 6 people in the heart of Eskdale. The cosy cottage is well proportioned for self catering and has extensive views to Muncaster Fell and Birker Fell.
There are 3 bedrooms at Birk How, a double and two twin rooms with fell views. The spacious sitting room is a warm and sociable room with a beautiful open fire, TV and board games. Pets are welcome and we can even arrange for horse stabling nearby.
Eskdale is a quiet, tranquil valley that retains a timeless atmosphere. A steam railway known affectionately as La’al Ratty runs from Dalegarth to the coast at Ravenglass. The station at Irton Road station is a short walk from Birk How.
Opportunities for walking in Eskdale are beyond compare, from big mountain hikes on Scafell, to scenic valley walks along the river. Birk How is well situated for enjoying a walk on Muncaster Fell, to Burnmoor Tarn, or all the way up Scafell.
There is a village shop five minutes walk away, selling a comprehensive range of groceries, fresh produce, newspapers and alcohol. Eskdale boasts five good pubs in the valley; the Bower House in is a ten minute walk from Birk How. The valley pubs are all dog friendly and welcome children.