Kirkby Stephen Circular

Distance from search point: 0 Miles

Lovely walk around the back of Kirkby Stephen mostly following the river. Ideal for an evening stroll.... More info

ID:
2598
Length:
2.4 Miles
Grade:
Easy Walk

Kirkby Stephen and Eden Viaducts Trail

Distance from search point: 0 Miles

The walk explores the viaducts to the south of Kirkby Stephen on the now-closed Stainmore railway. The walk includes an I-Spy trail for the whole family. ... More info

ID:
4031
Length:
3.1 Miles
Grade:
Easy Walk

The Eden Viaducts

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Explore the impressive stone viaducts that carried trains over deep valleys to the south of Kirkby Stephen on the now-closed Stainmore railway. Return along the banks of the River Eden.... More info

ID:
3888
Length:
3.7 Miles
Grade:
Moderate Walk

John Strutt Foundation circuit

Distance from search point: 0 Miles

A delightful circuit of the land above Kirkby Stephen held by the John Strutt Foundation. The walk, partly on permissive paths, includes a section of the old railway and fine views of the Eden Valley from a limestone escarpment. ... More info

ID:
305
Length:
5.9 Miles
Grade:
Moderate Walk

The cairns which form the Nine Standards are just about visible from some parts of the town and are a major attraction for walkers despite the many beautiful riverside and valley walks available. The ascent is a long but steady climb and I have... More info

ID:
4210
Length:
10.9 Miles
Grade:
Strenuous

Stenkrith - Nateby - Lammerside Castle - Stenkrith

Distance from search point: 0.6 Miles

An attractive and varied walk, the start of which can be reached easily by foot from the market town of Kirkby Stephen. The route follows the River Eden, passing the ancient Wharton Hall and takes in the atmospheric ruins of Lammerside Castle.... More info

ID:
4
Length:
5 Miles
Grade:
Moderate Walk

Smardale Wildlife Reserve

Distance from search point: 2.5 Miles

A lovely, simple and easy walk along the Smardale Wildlife Reserve, a disused railway and a haven for wildlife. Cross a spectacular viaduct to see limekilns before returning along the other side of the valley, with a narrow pathway on a steep slope... More info

ID:
3375
Length:
4.4 Miles
Grade:
Moderate Walk

Church Brough - Kaber - Winton - Kirkby Stephen

Distance from search point: 3.7 Miles

A pleasant walk through fields and meadows, with a stretch along the River Belah and a good pub at Winton. Note that this is a linear walk - there are buses, or use two cars.... More info

ID:
5581
Length:
5.5 Miles
Grade:
Moderate Walk

Brough and its Southern Pastures

Distance from search point: 3.7 Miles

This walk is, perhaps, not typical of the area in that it deliberately avoids the Pennines which overshadow the village. It crosses numerous pastures and hayfields that, in summer, are full of flowers and birdsong. Many waders can be heard (lapwings,... More info

ID:
6528
Length:
5.6 Miles
Grade:
Easy Walk

Barras - High Ewebank - Belah Viaduct - Barras

Distance from search point: 4.4 Miles

Delightful circuit visiting the remains of a famous steel railway viaduct and an ancient ravine woodland, a haven for birds. Fabulous views across the Eden Valley to the Lake District fells.... More info

ID:
5259
Length:
3.9 Miles
Grade:
Moderate Walk

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