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.
Kirkby Stephen provides many facilities including general shops, supermarket, doctors surgery, bank and post office, hotels and public houses, primary and secondary schools and good sports facilities.
There is a station on the historic Settle-Carlisle railway line. The area has good access to the M6 at Tebay, 12 miles to the west and the A66 trans-Pennine route at Brough about 4 miles. Carlisle, Penrith and Kendal are within commuting distance.