Ed’s Place is a lovely one-bedroom flat attached to Wilson Place Farm, close to the Three Shires Inn in Little Langdale.
John & Maureen, the owners of Wilson Place, which is a working farm have also rented out Damson View for a number of years. They decided to develop this property and the result is as amazing as Damson View . Set behind the main farm house, the flat has it’s own outside seating area and private parking. Ed’s Place is all on one level on the first floor, accessed by outside stone steps.
Inside is surprisingly spacious. Walking into a cosy living room area, leading to the kitchen with a separate sitting room with wonderful views out over Little Langdale. The large double bedroom at the end is airy and beautifully appointed. The bathroom is a half bath with a shower above. The laundry facilities are based in an outbuilding and shared with Damson View.
The picturesque Blea Tarn is approximately 2 miles away with gorgeous walks around the tarn and woodlands. Wrynose Pass and Hard Knott Pass are just up the road. You will find the historic Hard Knott Roman Fort built between AD 120 and AD 138 on these roads. One of the loneliest outposts of the Roman Empire. The walls surrounded granaries, barracks, and a commandant’s house. The baths, with a sequence of three rooms can be seen outside of the main walls. An area of flattened ground is believed to be a parade area.
These two famous mountain passes are incredibly steep with uneven surfaces and many hairpin turns and Hard Knott at 1:3 is one of the steepest roads in England. The passes take you from Langdale to Eskdale area through some amazing wild scenery. Definitely worth the drive if you are feeling confident!
If you are attempting to tick off the Wainwright Routes then Lingmoor Fell is right on your doorstep from this property. Part of the Southern Fells group of Wainwrights, Lingmell fell is roughly 1530′ high so not too challenging but definitely worth the climb as the views from the top are spectacular.
Close to the Three Shires Inn, you are well placed for numerous walks from Ed’s Place – across the ford from Little Langdale you can take in a short route via Catherdral Cavern and Slaters Bridge, or up to Blea Tarn and the Crinkle Crags. Also over the ford, you can walk across to Tilberthwaite or Hodge Close, or further afield.