Alfred Wainwrights'

The recreation of the first long distance walk travelled by Alfred Wainwright can be seen from link below.

pennine journey


A recent comment of a past traveler of this route.

"The whole walk was amazing and I would recommend anyone to do it. The scenery is stunning and if you do a reasonable daily milage it isn't too difficult".


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Walks and Trails

Thinking of doing the Coast to Coast or currently planning it? Our accommodation in Kirkby Stephen sits on the Coast-to-Coast Walk so it makes it perfect stop over for any walkers and even cyclists. Read more...

Tourist Attractions

Kirkby Stephen Hostel offers a comfortable stay in unique surroundings and is centrally situated in the Upper Eden Valley, nestled between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. There are numerous of tourist attractions around to entertain your stay. Read more...

Mountain Biking

There is an abundance of sports within close proximity. There are walking and biking opportunities, while the River Eden and River Tees are fantastic for canoeing. Keen paragliders can make use of a local paragliding centre, new for the 2008 season. Read more...


Friends of Kirkby Stephen Hostel

Join in on this exclusive event hosted by Denise on the last weekend of every month from September to March. Read more...



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