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Kirkby Lonsdale

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Kirkby Lonsdale is a town in Cumbria in England.

Understand

The town motto is "Well worth a visit".

Get in

Just off the A65 road. It is about 7 miles from Junction 36 on the M6 motorway.

See

  • Devil's Bridge.
  • Ruskin's View.
  • River Lune.
  • The Old Market Square.

Do

  • Victorian Fair, first weekend in September. The streets and local shops re-enact a Victorian street scene. It is immensely popular and the whole town is closed to through traffic. Parking is available in the area but the price is not cheap.

Buy

Eat

There are plenty of Pubs and cafes in Kirkby Lonsdale.

The local supermarket is Booths.

Drink

Sleep

Get out

Kirkby Lonsdale is a good starting point for further exploration of the Lake District.Also try and visit the Trough of Bowland in north Lancashire. The Yorkshire Dales are just a few miles away. Try to visit the nearby village of Dent. Potholing is a favourite pasttime in the area. Check out "The Bull Pot".

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