Devils Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale

Kirkby Lonsdale Family Trail

Struggle to get your family our walking? Local resident Rachel Wilkinson designed this downloadable Family Trail to keep her seven year old twin girls occupied on their lockdown walks. The trail takes less than an hour and is an easy walk. The answers are on the second page so beware if printing it off and giving it straight to the kids. Kirkby Lonsdale Family Trail
Devils Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale

Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council News

Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council’s planning group has considered three planning applications, which all Councillors have seen.Approval was recommended in each case: SL/2020/0122 7 MitchelgateSL/2020/0129 Fellside FarmhouseS/09/13A/LB Kearstwick Hill For full details of these applications, visit and follow the links to planning applications/decisions. A scheme of delegation...

How to Have a VE Day Party at Home

The bank holiday may not be the party it was planned to be, but you can still enjoy V.E. Day celebrations at home. There are lots of fun ideas in here from Cumbria County Council from making your own bunting to singalongs and recipes. The council would love to like and share your photo's - tag them @CumbriaCC or use the hashtag...

Kirkby Lonsdale Coronavirus Mutual Aid Group

 Getting By With a Little Help from your FriendsSteve Nurdin,   Having lived with suspected COVID-19 for two weeks now, and being part of our rural community, there are valuable things I have learned and hopefully can pass on through this short account.  It may help others cope a little better in the unfortunate event that they contract the virus. It’s a positive story as well, because I...

Afternoon Tea at Home

Fancy afternoon tea? Or a sweet treat with your morning coffee? You can order afternoon tea from Number Forty Four on Friday mornings before 12pm, and collect it on Saturday morning for a weekend blowout. Gabor and the team also offer a takeaway coffee and scone on a Saturday morning.   

Scouts Go Online

Kirkby Lonsdale beavers, cubs, scouts and explorers will be carrying on their meetings, teaching young people skills for life. Leaders are putting together on-line meetings for their members, working from home towards badges and learning new skills along the way. If you would like to join this dedicated team they would love to hear from you at

Kirkby Lonsdale Spoken Word Festival

Kirkby Lonsdale is well known for its festivals; our recent Christmas Fair was a successful event, with new lights turning the high street into a magical place. This year we are planning a poetry festival at the end of September, in conjunction with the BBC's Contains Strong Language Festival.  Do get in touch if you have any ideas for events and festivals or want more information on...

Vault Walks: Free Walking Tours

Why not take your partner on a free walking tour for Valentine's weekend? Walking tours of Kirkby Lonsdale are available several times a month.  One of our five specially trained guides will show you around the cobbles and lanes, bringing the town’s history to life.  Tours start from the Visitor Information Centre where you can book your place in advance. February Friday 14th...