News and Offers

Boot Beer Festival

Boot Beer Festival is fast approaching, the band is booked for the Thursday night, come and rock out with Rock Warriors from 9pm, Curry served from 6pm, Bar open at 9am 

see here for more details

We have a couple of rooms still available for Thursday night.

Brook House Inn 24th March 2018

Wine tasting menu £42.50

Cured beef salad

Horseradish Mayo

Wine: Man Meets Mountain Malbec


Hake 3 ways

Smoked, confit, crisp

Wine  : Razu


Lamb Kleftico

Rosemary potatoes and roasted garlic

Wine: Little Rock

South Africa

Appleby Creamery cheese

Filo pastry, apple

Wine:  Simon Hackett Chardonnay


Lemon Meringue Sundae

Lemon sorbet, curd, meringue

Wine: Prosecco


Booking Required

Tel 019467 23288


Job opportunities


We are looking for a couple to join The Brook House Inn team . The positions would suit fluent English speakers with previous experience, the jobs are seasonal – through to November – and live in is available.

If you would like to live in the Lake District this is the job for you.



We are looking for an enthusiastic COOK/CHEF who is genuinely interested in food. The successful candidate should ensure all dishes leaving the kitchen are prepared consistently to the required standard and presentation.

We have a relatively small menu, but most things are prepared in-house.


We want a passionate, enthusiastic, friendly, hard-working team member to join us!

In summer we have a busy bar, focusing on food but with real ales and malt whiskies, some knowledge in these areas would be helpful

Our location is remote and attracts, walkers, campers and those with a love of the outdoors. An interest in the this area would be an advantage.

The right candidate will enjoy offering our customers the best possible service in a friendly relaxed manner.

All applicants will be required to prove they are eligible to live and work legally in the UK.

We offer:

Hourly paid wages plus excellent tips furnished accommodation and tv

If you think this is for you why not come and join our friendly team.

Please apply online and send your CV with contact details

Below is a bit more information on the jobs


Tasks involve all aspects of bar service including the tending and serving of real ales and keeping the cellar in a clean and orderly condition. Some hours a week may also be allocated to kitchen duties including cold food preparation (salads, sandwiches, sweets), assisting the chef with starters, sweets and veg prep waiting-on at breakfast, lunch and dinner, clearing of glasses and empty plates, washing up, cleaning certain areas, answering the telephone and some reception duties (such as taking accommodation bookings and dinner reservations). There may also be housekeeping duties to cover staff holidays/sickness.

The kitchen position will include preparing meals from breakfast, lunch and dinner, keeping the kitchen clean, accounting for allergies and general food hygiene, working well with other members of the kitchen team.

 Tips are pooled and shared by all staff on a pro rata basis according to the number of hours worked.. Accommodation is available for this appointment, in a room in the main building. A deduction of £40 per person is made to live-in. This includes meals, wi-fi access, electricity, council tax and use of the laundry facilities.

 Strictly No Agents


Brook House Inn, owned and run by the Thornley Family since the last century, offers the opportunity to stay in hotel style bedrooms with ensuite baths in all rooms whilst having the convenience of a real Lake District pub with real ales and a fantastic malt whisky collection. Friendly staff with local knowledge help make your stay just right.

Winter escape - peaceful time in the Lakes

Winter in Eskdale is always quiet, no more so than when snow is on the ground. As you wake up on a snowy morning, not a breath stirs, all is quiet, you know before the curtains are open, a blanket of snow covers the ground. It never lasts long in the valley though, and we have good access out to the A595 coast road and back to the M6 in about an hour.

Our winter rate is £80 per night for a double or twin room when booked direct on this site. Other offers may popup too so always have a look from our booking page above or to the right. We have rooms available this weekend and next when it is our whisky tasting on the Friday night(23rd Feb) 

January Sale

It is beautiful in Eskdale at the moment, the light is soft, the ground has dried out with the frosts, patches of snow linger on the high fells. A perfect time to come to the Lake District, But I hear you say, it is just after Christmas and money is short... So we are having a sale, Bed and Breakfast for 2 people sharing for only £50 per night, any night in January 2018. All we ask is you dine with us whilst you stay and like us on FaceBook.

New Years Eve

We have 3 rooms available for our new Years Eve package, 3 nights Dinner Bed and Breakfast only £470 per room, This includes our New Years Eve Menu below and dinner on the other 2 nights and Bubbly at Midnight on New Years Eve


November and December Events

November 2017

Saturday 11th  - Curry Night from 6pm

Sunday 12th  - Quiz Night 8.30pm

Wednesday 15th - Ladies Lunch 12.30pm

Monday 20th - Mens Lunch 12.30pm

Friday 24th - Whisky Tasting 9pm

Saturday 25th - 5 course dinner with wine 7pm

Sunday 26th - Quiz Night 8.30pm


December 2017

Friday 8th - Darts, Dominoes and Connect 4 Comp 7pm

Sunday 10th - Christmas Lunch

Sunday 10th - Quiz Night 8.30pm

Sunday 17th - Christmas Lunch

Monday 18th - Christmas Lunch 12.30pm

Wednesday 20th - Christmas Lunch 12.30pm

Thursday 28th - Charity Christmas Quiz 9pm

(Wasdale Mountain Rescue)

Friday 29th - Malt Whisky Tasting 9pm

Sunday 31st - New Years Eve Dinner 7pm


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