Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen Cumbria

Welcome to Ravenstonedale in Cumbria

Ravenstonedale is an unspoiled picturesque village lying at the foot of the Howgill fells in Cumbria. Nearby is the village of Newbiggin-on-Lune.

These villages together with the farms and homes scattered around them form the parish of Ravenstonedale which recently became part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

It is a great place to spend your holiday. Hotels, B&B, self catering available.

This community website contains 800 pages and 9,000 pictures of Ravenstonedale. Enjoy!

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where to stay in ravenstonedale

Hotels, self-catering and b&b in Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen and surrounding areas.

what to do in ravenstonedale

The fells around Ravenstonedale are a paradise for walkers. Golfers, cyclists and fishing enthusists are well catered for.

where to eat in ravenstonedale

There are 3 excellent pubs in Ravenstonedale, each offering quality bar food and restaurant dining.

whats on in ravenstonedale

See what events are planned in Ravenstonedale. There is a lot happening in our community.

ravenstonedale parish council

Agendas and minutes of Parish Council meetings. Information on members, accounts and planning.

ravenstonedale parish magazine - the link

The Link is the parish magazine for Orton, Tebay and Ravenstonedale with Newbiggin-on-Lune.

local history of ravenstonedale

Ravenstonedale is rich in history and there is much to discover. Local history groups show what is to offer.

pictures of ravenstonedale

Pictures of Ravenstonedale and the surrounding countryside throughout the seasons.

churches in ravenstonedale

There are 3 places of worship in our parish: St. Oswald's, Low Chapel and Newbiggin-on-Lune chapel.

night sky in ravenstonedale

Chris Reeves describes the night sky above Ravenstonedale for every month of the year.

past events in ravenstonedale

Looking back over 20 years of events and activities in Ravenstonedale. Time flies!


Brasshopper is a little brass rabbit that lives in the village. Locals take him on their travels.

kathy's korner

Kathy Trimmer writes about people and places that interest her in and around Ravenstonedale.

visitors to ravenstonedale emails

A record of emails from visitors and well-wishers who have visited Ravenstonedale or the website.

links to local websites

A list of links to the best local websites that should be useful to visitors to Ravenstonedale.

about this website

800 pages. 9,000 pictures. 20 years of recording Ravenstonedale by Troutfly. Enjoy!