Explore the North West Things to do near Hipping Hall

Kirkby Lonsdale is a quintessential British town, nestled in amongst beautiful countryside, with a fascinating history to discover. Visitors are in for a treat when taking in the sights and sounds of this tranquil location, and will want to get their cameras out for all the stunning views and intriguing architecture that will greet them.

Kirkby Lonsdale is on the border to countless astounding locales. It’s only a short drive or bus hop away from the Lake District where you’ll be welcomed by rolling hills, scenic lakes and quaint, lively towns. Whether you want to sail away on a tranquil cruise, travel back in time on a steam train, explore the history of the local area through museums or go on an unforgettable walking trek; The Lake District has it all.

To the east, you can explore the Yorkshire Dales and discover historical castles and abbeys or get back to nature and seek out impressive waterfalls and caves. If you fancy adding some diversity into your holiday there is access to more urban entertainment in the surrounding area including parks, exclusive shops, live music and festivals. Whether you’re a family, couple or adventure seeker there are numerous temptations which are bound to draw you back again and again.

Lancashire holds many impressive attractions, incorporating both country and urban areas allows its charms to be endless. Here you’ll find enchanting cycle tracks, fascinating wildlife and interesting new stories eager to be revealed. If you love history Lancashire is filled to the brim with museums, churches, ruins and art galleries as well as an abundance of seaside locations for you to discover. If you’re wanting to explore the cities, Lancaster is perfect for you with its enchanting parks, medieval castle and theatre displays.

A Great Day Out about Kirkby Lonsdale

  • The history of Kirkby Lonsdale
    History

    The picturesque Cumbrian town of Kirkby Lonsdale is steeped in heritage, much related to the farming community that has developed there over many hundreds of years. 18th Century architecture is mixed with the 14th century Devils Bridge, and the Church of St Mary the Virgin, dating back to the late 11th century. Visitors can discover these locations themselves, finding out much more about how the community has evolved over hundreds of years.

  • Shopping in Kirkby Lonsdale
    Shopping

    The town’s shopping amenities include a traditional butcher, bakers, coffee shops, retail outlets and even a farmers’ market for visitors to browse that takes place every Thursday. It boasts a massive 99% independent shops, and has created a reputation for homegrown shopping that visitors make the most of all year round.

  • Kirkby Lonsdale walks near Hipping Hall Hotel
    Walking

    The River Lune runs very close to the town, providing lots of walking routes across Devils Bridge, or photo opportunities from Ruskin’s View. On the outskirts of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Kirkby Lonsdale is the entrance to some of the most stunning landscape in the UK, with a lot of great routes available starting from the town.