Kirkby Stephen Cottages

Kirkby Stephen

Kirkby Stephen Cottages

The ancient market town of Kirkby Stephen has an enviable position located between the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales. Time slows down, and relaxation takes centre stage in our Kirkby Stephen cottages. From romantic retreats for two to larger celebratory homes, we've got you covered for your self-catering needs. Nestled in the Eden Valley, this charming market town offers a perfect blend of idyllic landscapes and a laid-back atmosphere. Imagine strolling through cobbled streets, framed by historic stone buildings and surrounded by the gentle beauty of the Cumbrian countryside. With its welcoming pubs and local shops, Kirkby Stephen invites you to unwind and savour the simple pleasures of life. Whether you're exploring the ancient parish church, embarking on a scenic walk, or just enjoying a leisurely afternoon tea, the town's unhurried charm makes it an ideal destination for those seeking a tranquil escape. So, pack your bags, leave your worries behind, and let Kirkby Stephen envelop you in its serene embrace for a rejuvenating and relaxed getaway.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our cottages in Kirkby Stephen

This charming market town offers a peaceful retreat with a touch of history and natural beauty. This is a great base for touring the Lake District National Park and having an authentic Lake District holiday.  With the largest collection of Cumbrian cottages, we have the perfect home away from home for you.

Here are the top five things to see and do from our cottages in Kirkby Stephen:

Explore the Kirkby Stephen East Heritage Centre

Dive into local history with a visit to the Kirkby Stephen East Heritage Centre, housed in a historic railway building. Explore exhibits showcasing the town's railway heritage and the unique stories of its past.

Visit Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill

Uncover the unusual at Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill. Wander through gardens, including the medicinal herb garden and the delightful orchard, and witness the working watermill—a charming blend of nature and history.

Discover Nine Standards Rigg

Embark on an outdoor adventure to Nine Standards Rigg, a series of mysterious cairns overlooking Kirkby Stephen. The unusual arrangement of these stone structures adds an enigmatic touch to the scenic landscape.

Take a ride with the Stainmore Railway Company

All aboard the Stainmore Railway Company for a steam train experience. Journey through the picturesque Stainmore Gap, taking in the scenic views and relishing the vintage charm of the locomotive.

The Black Bull Hotel's Ghost Tour

Embrace the eerie with a ghost tour at The Black Bull Hotel. Discover the historic tales and spooky stories associated with this centuries-old inn, adding a spine-tingling dimension to your visit.

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