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Around-England is now in Kirkby Stephen

Kirkby Stephen is a village in the Eden Valley, Cumbria, popular with walkers on the surrounding fells and on the route of the Coast to Coast walk from St. Bees to Robin Hood’s Bay devised by Alfred Wainwright in the early 1970s. It is now also...
by Around-England on Oct 7, 2014

Return to the Eden

How good it is to be back in the Eden Valley after a week in Brussels. A string of lectures, project supervision and a panel debate with Euro-officials and politicians were hard work but very enjoyable, especially the days spent with a group of twent...
by Around-England on Oct 3, 2011

A Tour in Westmorland

Sir Clement Jones was a diplomat around the time of the First World War who had a strong family connection with Westmorland. His mother was a Cropper, of the paper-making family in Burneside just outside Kendal. His father was Rector of Burneside Par...
by The Lake District in Books on Sep 26, 2011

“Walking in Cumbria’s Eden Valley” by Vivienne Crow

The Eden Valley is an outstandingly beautiful area but less well known than its fellow-Cumbrian neighbour, the Lake District. The River Eden has its source high on the fells close to the Cumbria/Yorkshire border and watershed. It flows down the wild...
by The Lake District in Books on Aug 15, 2011

Lady in the Eden Valley

Last week I wrote about a hidden gem in London. But London isn’t the only place in Britain with great new places to discover. On Wednesday I traveled by train up to northern England to a place called the Eden Valley in Cumbria. Situated in a narrow...
by A Lady in London on Jul 18, 2011

Pendragon Castle, Mallerstang, Cumbria

Of all the castles inherited by Lady Anne Clifford, Countess of Pembroke, in the 17th century Pendragon Castle must have been in the wildest and most remote-feeling location of them all. The Mallerstang valley in Cumbria, between the Lake District an...
by Around-England on Jul 7, 2011

Pendragon Castle, Mallerstang, Cumbria

Of all the castles inherited by Lady Anne Clifford, Countess of Pembroke, in the 17th century this must have been in the wildest and most remote location of them all. The Mallerstang valley in Cumbria, between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales N...
by Around-England on Jul 7, 2011

Lady Anne’s Way – Walking the Yorkshire Dales & Eden Valley

Recently I’ve made several references to castles in the Eden Valley, Cumbria, which were rebuilt or considerably restored by Lady Anne Clifford in the 17th century. There was a post about Brough Castle and also a quick photo upload of Brougham...
by Around-England on Jul 1, 2011

Lady Anne’s Way – Walking the Yorkshire Dales & Eden Valley

Recently I’ve made several references to castles in the Eden Valley, Cumbria, which were rebuilt or considerably restored by Lady Anne Clifford in the 17th century. There was a post about Brough Castle and also a quick photo upload of Brougham...
by Around-England on Jul 1, 2011

Brough Castle in the Eden Valley, Cumbria

Brough Castle is passed by thousands of motorists every day as they plough past on the A66 between Cumbria and County Durham at whatever maximum speed the traffic will allow, hurrying towards or on the way down the Pennine slopes from Stainmore. Thos...
by Around-England on Jun 22, 2011


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