Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
Ravenstonedale
Ravenstonedale is an unspoiled picturesque village lying at the foot of the Howgills in Cumbria. Nearby is the village of Newbiggin-on-Lune. These villages together with the farms and homes scattered around them form the parish of Ravenstonedale. The parish of Ravenstonedale consists of four angles - Town, Newbiggin, Fell End and Bowderdale. Ravenstonedale is located between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. It is a good location for exploring both regions. It's also a brilliant place to live and work.
Where to Stay (B&B)
Westview
Westview Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaOffers a very high standard of accommodation in the heart of Ravenstonedale. Westview lies at the foot of the Howgill fells and is within easy walking distance of all village amenities including the village pubs.
Tranna Hill
Tranna Hill Newbiggin-on-LuneEnjoys an enviable rural location on the fringe of the village of Newbiggin-on-Lune in Cumbria. We are literally at the foot of the Howgill fells. Many of our guests enjoy an overnight stay while on the popular coast-to-coast walk.
Brownber Hall Country House
Brownber Hall Country HouseBrownber Hall Country House offers 10 en-suite bedrooms, all high standard accommodation. There is a lift and other disabled facilities. A secluded location with ample parking in Newbiggin-on-Lune near Ravenstonedale.
Lytheside Cottage
Lytheside Cottage Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaSleeps 3. Lytheside Cottage is normally run on a bed and breakfast basis but is also available for weekend breaks or longer on a self catering basis.
Stouphill Gate
Stouphill Gate Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaOnce again voted by readers of ''The Hidden Guide to the Lake district & Cumbria''  as the best Bed & Breakfast in the area. Quote from guest book: "Seek out this special farmhouse and stay a while to savour the magical landscape."
Where to Stay (Hotels)
Black Swan Hotel
Black Swan Hotel Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaA traditional lakeland hotel with a homely atmosphere offering a restaurant with a high standard of cuisine and bars serving traditional ales and a fine selection of wines. Centrally located in the village of Ravenstonedale.
King's Head
Kings Head Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaA traditional Cumbrian pub, newly refurbished, offering accommodation, restaurant and bar food, real ales and a warm welcome. Centrally located in the village of Ravenstonedale.
Fat Lamb Country Inn
Fat Lamb Inn Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaTraditional 17th century inn, 2 miles from Ravenstonedale. Offers friendly, relaxed and informal escape from pressures of modern life. Magnificent views in all directions, our own eleven acre private nature reserve immediately to the rear.
Where to Stay (Self Catering)
Oaklea
Oaklea self catering accommodation Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaRecently built, Oaklea has double and twin bedrooms and is equipped with modern appliances and comforts. Offers first class self-contained accommodation in the heart of Ravenstonedale with ample off road parking.
Moss Cottages
Moss Cottages Newbiggin-on-LuneSituated near Newbiggin-on-Lune, our 3 cottages nestle at the foot of the Howgill Fells close to the source of the River Lune. They have been tastefully converted from a stone barn attached to our 17th century farm house.
Tarn Outdoor Centre
Tarn Outdoor Centre, Fell End, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, CumbriaGroup accommodation for up to 24 people. Groups with higher numbers can be catered for by camping in the grounds of the Centre. A unique and superb barn conversion in a traditional Cumbrian hill farm setting.
Green Barn Cottages
Green Barn Cottages Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaNew barn conversion comprising 3 individual luxury cottages. Furnished to exceptional standards with all modern comforts and appliances. Situated at the foot of the Howgill fells. Ideal for walkers.
Snowdrop Cottage
Snowdrop Cottage Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaSnowdrop Cottage enjoys a tranquil setting with views on all sides of beautiful rolling Cumbrian countryside including nearby Wild Boar Fell and the Howgills.
Lytheside Cottage
Lytheside Cottage Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaSleeps 3. Lytheside Cottage is normally run on a bed and breakfast basis but is also available for weekend breaks or longer on a self catering basis.
The Barn
The Barn Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaA well-equipped bungalow situated in the village of Ravenstonedale offering self-catering accommodation. Lies at the foot of the Howgills and within easy walking distance of all village amenities. Ample off-road parking.
Stouphill Gate
Stoup Hill Gate Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaOnce again voted by readers of ''The Hidden Guide to the Lake district & Cumbria''  as the best Bed & Breakfast in the area. Quote from guest book: "Seek out this special farmhouse and stay a while to savour the magical landscape."
Sandbed Cottage
Sandbed Cottage Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaNestling at the foot of Harter Fell, 3 miles from the village of Ravenstonedale, Sandbed Cottage sleeps 4 in double and twin rooms. Sandbed Cottage is in a perfect position for exploring both Lakes and Dales.
Stonetrail Cottages
Stone Trail Holidays Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen Cumbria3 luxury converted stone barns sleeping up to18. Weekend, mid week and week long breaks available. Horse riding, mountain bike hire and horse holiday livery available on on site.
Blandswath Cottage
Blandswath Cottage Kirkby Stephen Cumbria5 miles from Ravenstonedale, near Kirkby Stephen, on the banks of the River Eden. 4 bedrooms. Situated on 100 acres of the owner’s land, around which visitors are free to roam.
Sycamore Tree Farm
Sycamore Tree Farm MallerstangEnjoys an isolated location in Mallerstang in the upper Eden Valley 8 miles from Ravenstonedale. Sleeps 4-6. Adjacent to the Settle-Carlisle railway running through Mallerstang.
A Corner of Eden
A Corner of EdenA gorgeous Georgian Farmhouse sleeping 8, a stylish and sumptuous holiday home from which to explore the peaceful landscape, is the perfect retreat all year round. Champagne hamper included.
Angel Barn
Angel Barn, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby StephenA rustic Barn converted with eco style. It’s simply stunning. Sleeping 6 in 3 kingsize en-suites, large kitchen diner and lounge with woodburner. Champagne hamper included.
High Sprintgill Cottages
High Sprintgill Cottages, Fell End, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, CumbriaTwo idyllic self-catering cottages near the Eden Valley. High Sprintgill Cottage sleeps 6. Sally End Cottage sleeps 4. Secluded positions offer opportunities for peaceful and relaxing holiday breaks
Cranesbill Barn
Cranesbill Barn, Newbiggin-on-Lune, Kirkby Stephen, CumbriaComfortable, charming and tasteful holiday accommodation. Sleeps 5 plus an infant in a travel cot. Refurbished 19th century barn with rustic features retained. Situated in Newbiggin-on-Lune.
Waitby School
Waitby School, Waitby, Kirkby Stephen, CumbriaAn historic and luxurious holiday cottage set amid some of England's most stunning countryside, Waitby School - which is rated as five-star by visit Britain - is the perfect getaway for all seasons.
High Lane Farm Holiday Cottages
High Lane Farm Self Catering Holiday Cottages, Newbiggin-on-LuneThree self catering cottages set on a family run working farm at Newbiggin-on-Lune. All are new conversions of an early mid 19th Century grade II listed barn providing a high standard of accommodation.
The Fold
The Fold Crosby GarrettA recent barn conversion in the picturesque village of Crosby Garrett, near Kirkby Stephen in Cumbria. An open lounge with a wood burning stove ensures a warm and cosy environment. Sleeps 2.
Sykes Holiday Cottages
Sykes Holiday CottagesA selection of self-catering properties in and around Ravenstonedale sleeping between two and five people. Perfect for an active or relaxing break in the Lakes.
The Burton Gypsy Showmans Wagon
The Burton Gypsy Showmans WagonThe perfect retreat for 2 to relax in the uniquely designed showmans wagon. Hand crafted double bed, wet room, kitchenette diner, wood burning stove.
Oak Cottage
Oak Cottage RavenstonedaleSelf catering accommodation in two adjacent traditional Westmorland village cottages. Each cottage offers all the ambience and character expected from properties of a bygone era.
Where to Stay (Luxury Lodges)
Artlegarth Country Lodges
Artlegarth Country Lodges, Ravenstonedale, Cumbria3 luxury log cabins each sleeping 4 adults and 2 children. Situated in an exceptional and breathtaking location amid stunning scenery. All lodges are spacious and very well furnished.
Where to Stay (Caravan)
Bowber Head
Bowber Head Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen CumbriaSituated a mile from Ravenstonedale and surrounded by fells, Bowber Head offers a range of accommodation including caravan and camping, bed and breakfast and self-catering.
Where to Stay (Horse Holiday Livery)
Stonetrail Riding Centre
Eden Valley Trail Riding centreThe Eden Valley Trail Riding Centre at Ravenstonedale offers grazing and stabling for horses on holiday. Route maps, guiding services and horse hire available. Contact 07775 642400.




Whats on: September 2014
Date Time Event Venue
03 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
03 7.30 Lune Ladies NOL Hall
04 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
04 6.30 Youth Club (Year 5 onwards) NOL Chapel
04 7.30 Ravenstonedale Parish Council meeting High Chapel
04 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
05 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
08 12.30 Lunch Club. Lune Spring
10 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
11 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
11 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
12 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
12 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
17 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
17 7.30 History Group - A Woman's Place in 17th Century - Margaret Gowling High Chapel
18 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
18 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
19 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
19 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
24 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
25 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
25 6.30 Youth Club (Year 5 onwards) NOL Chapel
25 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
26 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
26 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
30 12.30 Pensioners Lunch Kings Head
October 2014
Date Time Event Venue
01 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
01 7.30 Lune Ladies NOL Hall
02 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
02 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
03 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
03 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
05 7.30 Ann Breen in Concert - Tickets £15 NOL Hall
06 12.30 Lunch Club. Lune Spring
08 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
09 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
09 6.30 Youth Club (Year 5 onwards) NOL Chapel
09 7.30 Ravenstonedale Parish Council meeting High Chapel
09 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
10 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
10 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
11 7.30 Anne Breen Concert - Tickets £15 NOL Hall
12 12.30 St Oswald's Harvest Lunch NOL Hall
15 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
15 7.30 History Group - Susan Dench - Black Settlers in Cumbria High Chapel
16 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
16 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
17 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
17 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
22 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
23 6.30 Youth Club (Year 5 onwards) NOL Chapel
23 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
24 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
24 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
28 12.30 Pensioners Lunch Kings Head
29 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
30 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
31 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOLHall
31 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
November 2014
Date Time Event Venue
05 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
05 7.30 Lune Ladies NOL Hall
06 6.30 Youth Club (Year 5 onwards) NOL Chapel
06 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
06 7.30 Ravenstonedale Parish Council meeting High Chapel
06 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
07 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
07 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
10 12.30 Lunch Club. Lune Spring
12 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
13 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
13 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NoL Hall
14 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
14 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
19 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
19 7.30 History Group - Richard Arrowsmith - Kirkby Stephen Sliver Band History High Chapel
20 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
20 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
21 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
21 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
25 12.30 Pensioners Lunch Kings Head
26 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
27 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
27 6.30 Youth Club (Year 5 onwards) NOL Chapel
27 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
28 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
28 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
31 2.00 Advent Exchange of Embroideries St Oswalds
December 2014
Date Time Event Venue
03 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
03 7.30 Lune Ladies Christmas Dinner Kings Head
04 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
04 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
05 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
05 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
08 12.30 Lunch Club. Lune Spring
10 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
10 7.30 History Group Christmas get together High Chapel
11 6.30 Youth Club (Year 5 onwards) NOL Chapel
11 2-4 Ravenstonedale Parish History Group High Chapel
11 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club NOL Hall
12 9.30 Newbiggin-on-Lune Playgroup NOL Chapel
12 7.30 Carpet Bowls NOL Hall
17 10.30 Open House. Village Coffee Morning. Free. Low Chapel
18 7.45 Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club Christmas Party NOL Hall
21 6.30 Village Christmas Carol Service Low Chapel
23 12.30 Pensioners Lunch Kings Head