So much to do…

Local Activities

Whether it’s just the two of you, or a group of family & friends, there’s so much to do if you can manage to venture away from A Corner of Eden.

Choose to chill out with a spa day, take walks from the door across the amazing Howgill Fells, red squirrel spotting up the lane or in the local nature reserves or go horse riding along the Pennine Bridleway.

Why not try a bit of wild swimming, or take to the nearby outdoor pool. Lots of things to inspire you to get active here.

Walking in Eden
Kirkby Stephen & beyond

Lots of info on different types of walks, trails, rambles, outdoor shops & walking events.

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Into the Outside
Adventure Company

Guided Walks, Ghyll Scrambling, Wild Swimming, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking,Canoeing & Kayaking. You can also design your own ‘combo’ where you can fit in two adventures into one day!

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Muddy Boots
Guided Walking

Family run business offering private guided walks around the Yorkshire Dales. Matt & Emma will help you discover hidden gems and hear about fascinating facts and local history.

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Horse Riding
Trail Rides

BHS riding centre for experienced riders offering 2 hour treks & trail riding holidays on the open fell.  Located 5 minutes walk away.

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Mobile Therapy

Katie is an experienced mobile massage and facial therapist based near Kirkby Stephen and can come to the cottages to help you relax and take away all those aches and pains.  Highly recommended!

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Boutique & quirky spa experience near Barnard Castle: jacuzzi’s, outdoor hot tub, shepherds hut sauna & a host of pamper treatments.

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In house spa treatments

Glo-Pamper is a luxury Spa company who offer indulgent treatments in our cottages. Special packages for groups & couples. From £150 for 2 hours.

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Yoga Retreat
with Polly

Polly runs amazing yoga classes locally and can offer 1:1 sessions in the cottages or group classes in the local village hall. Prices from £30 for 1:1 and £40 for groups for one hour of yoga.

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Book an Experience Day and see the experts flying these amazing birds here at A Corner of Eden!

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Bessy Beck
Trout Fishing

Fly fishing for all abilities with 3 lakes to choose from, just 10 minutes away. Tuition available. On site farm shop.

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Clay Pigeon

Fantastic day out for groups, they offer ‘first time’ packages for the beginner.

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A variety of courses nearby, from a fun par 3 in Ravenstonedale to 18 holes in Sedbergh.

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A number of swimming options to choose from, including outdoor pools.

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Happy Days
Events & Experiences

Exciting range of activities in our local area : horsebox cocktail making, selfie safari, craft-eroons, belly dancing workshops and much more!  Perfect for group weekends.

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Enjoy a game of tennis in the village of Ravenstondale.

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Green House
Floristry Courses

Book yourself onto a bespoke course in floristry, get creative and do something different!

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Rookin House
Activity Centre

Horse riding, go carts, human bowling, paintballing & much more, based near Ullswater.

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Lake District

Perfect for groups who like a bit of competition, about 30 mins drive away.

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Lake District
Paddle Boarding

Why not try stand up paddle boarding on Derwentwater or Ullswater, about 50 mins drive.

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“Great base for walking from door onto fells or if that isn’t your thing just relaxing in the very well appointed properties in peace and quiet.”

Reviewed 13 April 2019