Outdoor Activities 

The myriad of little lanes around the villages of Eden are wonderful for cycling and the variety of off road routes is endless.

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A list of places that may be of interest to nature lovers in the Kirkby Stephen area:

The fabulous fells around Kirkby Stephen offer some of the best, uncrowded sites for paragliding in the UK.

The Upper Eden area is also outstanding riding country with a good network of bridleways.  There are pony trekking and trail riding facilities available.

Walkers are Welcome

For the promotion of walking facilities in the Upper Eden area.  In April 2009, Kirkby Stephen became the first town in Cumbria to be awarded Walkers are Welcome status.

Kirkby Stephen is in the heart of spectacular countryside with miles of footpaths and bridleways and thousands of acres of open access land.