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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.