HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Kirkby Stephen also enquired about cottages in Eskdale, cottages in Penrith and country house / chateaus in Lamplugh

Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Kirkby Stephen, England your home away from home

Kirkby Stephen is an area of Cumbria not as well known as the Lake District. However, this traditional market town is just as appealing as the Lake District with its historic buildings, cobbled yards, quaint corners and interesting shops. The place is surrounded by a landscape of pastoral rural scenery and wild uplands and has a good selection of bed and breakfast and self catering accommodation for visitors to enjoy their stay here.

Things to do on holiday to Kirkby Stephen, England

With so much beautiful countryside there are many outdoor activities to try out while staying in Kirkby Stephen. There are miles of footpaths and bridleways for walkers and horse riders, not to mention a large number of cycle lanes. Should visitors fancy trying something different than the fells around the town offers some of the best sites in the UK for paragliding.

In fact people taking a holiday in Kirkby Stephen have many sporting options available to them with facilities for bowls, tennis, swimming as well as an Astroturf pitch for football or hockey. There are a number of golf clubs to reach from a Kirkby Stephen cottage as well.

There are no shortages of eateries in the town with restaurants, bistros, cafes, tea shops, pubs, fish and chip shops and takeaways all present to suit different tastes and budgets. Visitors will find an array of quaint and individual shops including antique shops, bookshops, craft shops, gift shops and galleries.

Places to visit on holiday to Kirkby Stephen, England

There are many places to visit while taking a holiday in the area with coach tours offering round trip from Kirkby Stephen to Hawes. The Lake District Park is just a one hour drive away with many boating and fishing activities as well as hikes available in the area. Kirkby Stephen has a number of historic old buildings worth visiting too including the parish church and castles such as Brougham, Brough, Pendragon and Lammerside.

Weather in Kirkby Stephen, England

Due to its location on the northwest coast of England and its mountainous geography, Cumbria is the wettest part of England. The average rainfall for the area is over 2,000 mm a year, but there is a very large local variation and Penrith near Kirkby Stephen is way below the average at 870 mm per year. The driest months of the year are normally between March and June with July and August generally the warmest with an average of 19C.

Travel to Kirkby Stephen, England

Manchester Airport (MAN) serves more domestic destinations than any other UK airport and is an ideal link to Kirkby Stephen being just an hour and a half drive away. Domestic flights from London are offered by British Airways and BMI. Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights to Manchester from Ireland, while many of the major European airlines such as Air France, KLM and Lufthansa fly here too. Northern Rail operates a train service direct to Kirkby Stephen station from Carlisle and Leeds.

Favorite
    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
    • 3 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 5
    Favorite
      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
      • 1 bedroom
      • 1 bathroom
      • Sleeps 2
      Favorite
        • 5 bedrooms
        • 2 bathrooms
        • Sleeps 9
        Favorite
          • 3 bedrooms
          • 1 bathroom
          • Sleeps 4
          Favorite
            • 2 bedrooms
            • 1 bathroom
            • Sleeps 4
            Favorite
              • 1 bedroom
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 2
              Favorite
                • 2 bedrooms
                • 1 bathroom
                • Sleeps 3
                Favorite
                  • 2 bedrooms
                  • 1 bathroom
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Favorite
                    • 2 bedrooms
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 3
                    Favorite
                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 1 bedroom
                      • 1 bathroom
                      • Sleeps 2
                      Favorite
                        Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 1 bedroom
                        • 2 bathrooms
                        • Sleeps 2
                        Favorite
                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 8 bedrooms
                          • 9 bathrooms
                          • Sleeps 16
                          Favorite
                            Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 4 bedrooms
                            • 5 bathrooms
                            • Sleeps 8
                            Favorite
                              Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 4 bedrooms
                              • 4 bathrooms
                              • Sleeps 8
                              Favorite
                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 3 bedrooms
                                • 1 bathroom
                                • Sleeps 5
                                Favorite
                                  • 2 bedrooms
                                  • 1 bathroom
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Favorite
                                    • 6 bedrooms
                                    • 5 bathrooms
                                    • Sleeps 14
                                    Favorite
                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 2 bedrooms
                                      • 1 bathroom
                                      • Sleeps 5
                                      Favorite
                                        • 2 bedrooms
                                        • 1 bathroom
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Favorite
                                          • 2 bedrooms
                                          • 1 bathroom
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Favorite
                                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 1 bedroom
                                            • 1 bathroom
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Favorite
                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 3 bedrooms
                                              • 3 bathrooms
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Favorite
                                                Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 6 bedrooms
                                                • 6 bathrooms
                                                • Sleeps 16
                                                Favorite
                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 4 bedrooms
                                                  • 3 bathrooms
                                                  • Sleeps 14
                                                  Favorite
                                                    Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 6 bedrooms
                                                    • 8 bathrooms
                                                    • Sleeps 24
                                                    Favorite
                                                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 2 bedrooms
                                                      • 1 bathroom
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Favorite
                                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 3 bedrooms
                                                        • 1 bathroom
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        Favorite
                                                          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 2 bedrooms
                                                          • 1 bathroom
                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                          Favorite
                                                            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 1 bedroom
                                                            • 1 bathroom
                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                            Favorite
                                                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 1 bedroom
                                                              • 1 bathroom
                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                              Favorite
                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 2 bedrooms
                                                                • 1 bathroom
                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                Favorite
                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 3 bedrooms
                                                                  • 1 bathroom
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Favorite
                                                                    Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 1 bedroom
                                                                    • 1 bathroom
                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                    Favorite
                                                                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 3 bedrooms
                                                                      • 2 bathrooms
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Favorite
                                                                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 5 bedrooms
                                                                        • 3 bathrooms
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 9
                                                                        Favorite
                                                                          Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 2 bedrooms
                                                                          • 1 bathroom
                                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                                          Favorite
                                                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 3 bedrooms
                                                                            • 1 bathroom
                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                            Favorite
                                                                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 3 bedrooms
                                                                              • 2 bathrooms
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                  • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                  • 1 bathroom
                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 1 bedroom
                                                                                    • 1 bathroom
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 3 bedrooms
                                                                                      • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Favorite
                                                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                        • 1 bathroom
                                                                                        • Sleeps 3
                                                                                        Favorite
                                                                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 3 bedrooms
                                                                                          • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Favorite
                                                                                            Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                            • 1 bathroom
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Favorite
                                                                                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 3 bedrooms
                                                                                              • 1 bathroom
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 3 bedrooms
                                                                                                • 1 bathroom
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                                  • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                                  • 1 bathroom
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                                    Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 1 bedroom
                                                                                                    • 1 bathroom
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                                      Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 3 bedrooms
                                                                                                      • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      • 1 - 50 of 300+
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Lovely

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a three night break in this perfectly located cottage. Stunning views and quirky layout. Bathrooms and bedrooms were excellent. Owners friendly and easy to contact. Had a lovely time.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      The property was clean and very well equipped. There was plenty of space.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a fabulous week. The natural beauty that surrounds the property was lovely. To wake up and look out to see such a variety of birds swooping in to the garden was wonderful and only bettered by the visit of the red squirrels that scampered out of the trees and along the garden wall. We also enjoyed a number of short walks in and around the area. Perfect!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017