Kirkby Lonsdale in the Lune Valley sits midway between the Lakes and Dales, and offers easy access into the Forest of Bowland to the south. The gentle Lune Valley was an area much loved by both Wordsworth and Ruskin and just a short walk from the centre, behind the historic Sun Inn you’ll find Ruskin’s View, also known as the Brow, which looks across the beautiful Lune Valley to the Yorkshire Dales beyond.
Renowned for its unique specialist shops, craft centres, quaint tearooms and old traditional inns, Kirkby Lonsdale is a truly delightful market town perfect for walking holidays in the nearby Yorkshire Dales and Lakeland, and offering a fantastic choice of best restaurants and real ale inns serving locally sourced hearty pub meals. A choice of gentle walks branch out from Kirkby Lonsdale, taking in famous historic local sites like the Medieval Devil’s Bridge, and nearby you’ll find wonderfully romantic walks like the Ingleton Waterfalls walk.
Local attractions include the White Scar Caves in the Dales and Kirkby Londsdale is within easy driving distance of the Lakeland Peninsula and South Lakes attractions including boat trips on Lake Windermere from Lakeside. Kirkby Lonsdale B&B guest houses and inns with rooms are perfect for both business and leisure, just a stone’s throw from the M6 motorway and close to two premier local golf courses.
Browse a choice of luxury apartments, traditional cottages with gardens and delightful heritage inns or B&Bs in Kirkby Lonsdale, all comprehensively listed here on Iknow. Base yourself in the perfect gateway to Lakeland and the Yorkshire Dales and book a place to stay in Kirkby Londsdale online now.
Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.