Visit the Upper Eden in Cumbria
The Upper Eden Valley offers a huge variety of walking, from ancient tracks and disused railway lines to the valleys and hills of the Howgills and the North Pennines.
There is a wealth of walking in the Upper Eden Valley and plenty of guides, maps and books to help you choose a walk and find your way. Kirkby Stephen is an ideal base both for local walks and visiting the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines.
Where to stay
Kirkby Stephen and the surrounding area has some lovely places to stay, whether you are camping or looking for a guest house, self catering cottage or hotel. There are great options both for a short break or a longer holiday.
The Upper Eden Valley can be reached by car, train and bus. Kirkby Stephen is on the Settle to Carlisle railway and a short distance from the M6 and A66 Trans-Pennine route. There are also plenty of long distance routes allowing you to arrive on foot or by bike.
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