Pubs and Hotels
Kirkby Stephen has two inns offering accommodation, The Pennine Hotel and Black Bull. Just outside town is the Black Bull at Nateby. Ravenstonedale has the Black Swan Hotel and King’s Head, and close by The Fat Lamb. Brough offers The Inn at Brough and nearby luxury Augill Castle.
There is a wide range of self-catering accommodation both in Kirkby Stephen and the surrounding area, available through AirBnB and other online booking services. Look on the Kirkby Stephen town website for just some of the self-catering options.
Guest Houses and B&Bs
Overnight stays can be booked at a number of superb guest houses in Kirkby Stephen, including The Old Croft House, Lockholme B&B, Bollom Cottage and Fletcher House. Budget beds and rooms can be found at Kirkby Stephen Hostel. More on the Kirkby Stephen town website.
Camping and Caravanning
The two local campsites are Pennine View Park, on the outskirts of Kirkby Stephen and a short stroll to the town centre, and Low Greenside Farm Campsite, which is close to Ravenstonedale and very popular with walkers.
Food and drink
For a small town Kirkby Stephen offers a surprisingly wide choice of places to eat and drink, from traditional inns and Indian and Chinese cuisine to micro-pubs and fish and chips. Find out more
The town has two outdoor retailers, Eden Outdoors and Mad about Mountains. Food shops include the Co-op supermarket, a grocers and butchers and Spar shops at either end of town.