Ravenstonedale lies at the foot of the Howgill fells which can be accessed directly from Artlegarth, the Howgills offer unrivalled walking with spectacular views in an uncrowded area. There are many more footpaths, trails and country lanes in the locality. Artlegarth is situated virtually in the middle of Englandís beautiful North Country - well placed to visit both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, and handy for the M6 linking Scotland to the south of England.
The Rivers Eden, Bela and Lune are close by for which permits are available locally . The
The "Riverside Golf Club", a short 9/18
hole course, is situated in the village , just one
Other golf courses can be found at Appleby, Penrith and Sedbergh
There is a tennis court in the village. There are further courts at Kirkby Stephen and Shap
There is a myriad of country lanes in the vicinity of Ravenstonedale and the upper
There is a crown green
Bird life in the area is diverse. On summer evenings the call of the curlew can often be heard from the lodges. Buzzards are frequently seen soaring above the surrounding hillsides
Ravenstonedale is an area of outstanding natural beauty. The village and surrounding countryside is largely undisturbed and undiscovered. It is perfect for escaping the day-to-day pressures of the modern world.
Towns and Villages
The picturesque market town of
Indoor pools can be found at Appleby, Barnard Castle & Kendal.
Outdoor pools are located at Kirkby Stephen & Shap
The Settle-Carlisle railway reputedly runs through the finest scenery to be seen on any train journey in
Classic Coach Tours
Cumbria Classic Coaches offers a programme of trips around the area on vintage coaches
Ravenstonedale, Cumbria, CA17 4NL
Tourist Information Centre, Market Street, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4QN
Tel: 017683 71199