Woolpack Inn - HOLMROOK


Woolpack Inn HOLMROOK
This former coaching Inn boasts dramatic views of the Western Fells situated at the foot of Hardknott Pass - one of Englands most outrageous roads - the Inn is ideally placed for your walking and hiking adventure. From our back door access to the Scafell Massif is (literally) at your feet alternatively for those with a slightly less dramatic need for extreme hiking there are gentle walks around the rivers ultimately culminating in a ride on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Steam Railway. The Woolpack Inn is a traditional Inn in all senses of the word good tasty food great Ales from award winning breweries countrywide great atmosphere and large beer garden with stunning views. There are 7 ensuite rooms - with a mixture of twin double and family rooms available there is even a double jacuzzi bath in our four poster room. We try to cater for all. None of our rooms are over the bar so quiet nights - save for the owls - are pretty much guaranteed. Packed lunches can also be provided for those planning longer jaunts - and is served in the residents dining room and snug. Lunch and evening meals are served in either one of two bars a lower snug room or in the garden food is served from 11.30am to 9.00pm seven days a week.

Directions to Woolpack Inn HOLMROOK

Proceed North on the M6 motorway leaving at Junction 36 as a guide you are approximately 1 hour to destination. Turn Left at the top of the slip road onto the A590 dual carriageway and stay on this road for 3 miles before turning Left onto a slip road signed A590 Barrow. Turn Left at the roundabout at the bottom of the slip road onto the A590. After 6 miles of mostly Dual Carriageway (beware of the speed camera) you will approach a roundabout which you need to turn right at (signed A590 Barrow and Newby Bridge). Proceed along this road for approximately 11 miles before coming to a right hand turn (at a place called Greenodd) signed A5092 (A595) Workington and Whitehaven. Carry on along this road for approximately 11.5 miles until you reach the Duddon Bridge with (permanent) Traffic Lights turn right signed Ulpha and Seathwaite. At this point the roads get (a lot) narrower! 3.7 miles later turn left (signed Eskdale and Whitehaven) just 300yds after a mini Post Office. Up the short sharp shock hill and over the hills for 6.5 miles. When you reach the King George IV pub turn right signed Boot and Eskdale. After approximately 3 miles you will see us on the left. p Directions from the North Leave (or pass over) the M6 motorway at Junction 40 as a guide you are approximately 1.5 hours to destination. Take the A66 signed Cockermouth and follow this road for 29.4 miles until you reach Cockermouth (you will have gone straight on at 2 roundabouts). When you reach the roundabout at Cockermouth take the first exit signed A5086 Egremont. Proceed along this road for 14.8 miles until you reach a roundabout at Egremont. Take the first exit signed A595 Barrow and proceed along this road for 10.5 miles (having gone straight on at the next 3 roundabouts). Just after the petrol station on your right (last petrol before us) turn left signed Santon Bridge and Eskdale Green. At this point the road gets (a lot) narrower! Proceed along this road for 1.6 miles and turn right (signed Eskdale Green) on to an even narrower road. At the end of this road (1.8 miles) turn right and pass through Eskdale Green where turn left at the King George IV pub (1.3 miles from the last turn). After approximately 3 miles you will see us on the left.

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