Maytree at Kirkby Stephen
COUNTRYSIDE LIVING IN THE MARKET TOWN OF KIRKBY STEPHEN NESTLED IN THE BEAUTIFUL EDEN VALLEY
Thomas Wharton Meadows is situated within the Eden Valley in the ancient market town of Kikby Stephen, with main road links towards the north and south of the country via the A66 and M6. For generations, the Eden Valley has been one of the best loved areas of Cumbria, thanks to its combination of picturesque villages, stunning countryside and unique charm.
Located on the banks of the River Eden, the development benefits from beautiful countryside views and is set between the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Local schools are Kirkby Stephen Primary School and Kirkby Stephen Grammar School.
The town centre is the perfect place to find local produce, with a weekly market and a wide range of well established independent shops. In the centre you can find a variety of cafés and restaurants, all within walking distance of the development.
Kirkby Stephen is a quaint and picturesque town in the Upper eden Valley, close to both the beautiful Lake District national park in Cumbria and the sprawling yorkshire countryside.
The traditional market town has historic buildings, cobbled yards and streets lined with a variety of local shops and the beautiful town centre is protected by a conservation status. the town also has a vibrant community ethos, with local pride evident in all of the well kept facilities.
Kirkby Stephen’s appeal lies in the vast amounts of lush green open space, wild uplands and lengthy and intriguing history which can be experienced at the castles and heritage sites nearby. the town has the benefit of feeling remote and secluded but is still close enough to the larger towns and cities such as penrith, Kendal and Carlisle.
PLATFORM-COTTAGE, KIRKBY STEPHEN STATION
Built in 1875, the station at Kirkby Stephen was restored in 2005 and Platform Cottage shares the station building with Booking Office Cottage. It offers excellent accommodation in the beautiful and un-spoilt Upper Eden Valley of Cumbria.
On the platform side you can watch steam-hauled excursion trains or diesel-hauled 2,000-tonne coal trains blasting uphill to Ais Gill summit. The spectacular valley of Mallerstang and Wild Boar Fell are right on your doorstep, the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks are in easy reach as is Hadrian’s Wall to the north. It’s perfect for walking the fells and cycling – as well as travelling on the spectacular Settle & Carlisle line.