We’re sure you will enjoy your stay, however, please find some useful information below to help make it even more comfortable!

Hardknott Pass

Getting here

By Car

Please find our recommended directions here, if you put our post code into a SATNAV it will bring you over the steepest passes in England, a beautiful scenic route but quite challenging and not for the faint hearted!

Parking is free, we have 2 Electric Car chargers on site – one at each end of the building.

By Train

You need the Ravenglass (for Eskdale) station, from here you can get the “laal Ratty” minature steam train to Dalegarth it is then a 20 minute walk to the Inn.  Or Taxis are available from Sims Travel

Our address is Boot, Eskdale, Holmrook, Cumbria, CA19 1TH


Cafe exterior view with flowers

Check in

Check in time is between 4pm and 7pm, however the Inn is open all day and if your room is ready earlier we are quite happy to check you in sooner, if you are going to arrive after 7pm please let us know.


Free wifi


We know how important it is to stay in touch so our WI-FI is FREE, no password is required, just search “Woolpack Inn Guest” click to join the network, accept terms and conditions and you’re ready to go!


Menu Woolpack Inn Eskdale

Dining with us

Our full Breakfast Buffet is served from 8am until 10.30am, but don’t worry if you need a lie in as we have a Breakfast Menu that is served in the Bar until 12pm!

We serve Lunch and Evening Meals too, we recommend reserving a table during busy periods.  We are well known for our authentic hand made pizzas cooked in a traditional wood burning oven and also do a Gluten Free Pizza Base.  We try to cater for all dietary and allergy requirements, however, if you would like to inform us prior to your stay we can make sure there is enough choice for you.  Our Lunch & Evening Meal Menu can change daily, here is a sample menu.

You can see our daily food service times here

Pack Lunches are available to order for your day on the fells, and if you would like to bring a flask with you we are happy to fill with Tea or Coffee.

Dogs are not allowed in the Breakfast Room, however, if you would like your dog at breakfast with you please let us know, we can set a table up for you in the room adjacent to the Breakfast room.


Room 4 double bed towels


All our rooms have:

  • Complimentary Hot Drinks
  • Complimentary Bathroom Products from Pure Lakes
  • White Fluffy Towels
  • Flat Screen Television
  • Hair dryer

An Iron and Ironing Board are available on request.

We no longer automatically service rooms during stays, however, if you would like us to service anything or top up anything we are happy to do so, please let us know.


Scafell Pike

Things to do

Eskdale Valley has lots on offer, walks for all abilities, wild swiming, cycling – why not have a look at our Bragging List

or some of our Favourite Walks.

For something a little more challenging! Check out our neighbours West Lakes Adventures.

The Laal Ratty as it is fondly known , is great fun for all ages.

Muncaster Castle is a fantastic day out for the whole family.

We also have a variety of Events going on throughout the year


Check out

Check Out

We ask guests to check out by 10.30am, however, if you would like a later check out please ask, IF it is possible we are happy for you to leave at a later time.

We appreciate all constructive feedback and if you have enjoyed your stay please tell others and leave us a review, if there is anything that you think we could improve on then please tell us!

Please come back and see us soon!