Boot, Cumbria
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Boot and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Photo Books on Boot

Browse 37 photo books on Boot and the surrounding area.

An Idyllic Childhood

I moved to Boot in 1952 when I was one. My father, John Heap, was the manager of the Burnmoor Inn, which was owned in partnership by his mother, Ruth Hargreaves, and Sid Cross. They also owned The Old Dungeon Ghyll in Langdale. I attended Eskdale High School with my brothers William & Timothy. Jean Hodgson was the school ...Read full memory

A memory of Boot by Peter Heap