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Tourist Information Centres (TICs)

What do TICs in Eden offer?

For help and advice on getting the most enjoyment out of a visit to the Eden Valley, Ullswater and Alston and the North Pennines please contact one of the area's Tourist Information Centres. Experienced and knowledgeable staff are able to provide a wide range of information including:

  • Travelling to the area by car or public transport
  • Advice on latest weather and traffic conditions
  • Staying in quality assured accommodation
  • What to do and see during your stay
  • Information and tickets for events being held around the area and much, much more

Some centres sell tickets for local attractions, events and theatres!

Christmas Cards - Cards for good causes

A huge range of Christmas Cards for Good Causes and Christmas gifts are on sale in Penrith and Appleby TIC plus Alston Local Links and the Upper Eden Visitor Centre, Kirkby Stephen until 24 December (at least 70% of the profit goes to the Charity).


Where can I find TICs in Eden?

  • Alston Local Links - Tourist Information Services: Town Hall, Front Street, Alston
    Telephone: 01434 382244
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  • Appleby Tourist Information Centre: Moot Hall, Boroughgate, Appleby
    Telephone: 017683 51177
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  • Glenridding - Ullswater Tourist Information Centre: Main Car Park, Glenridding
    Telephone 017684 82414
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  • Kirkby Stephen - Upper Eden Visitor Centre: Market Square, Kirkby Stephen
    Telephone: 017683 71199 
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  • Penrith Tourist Information Centre: Robinson's School, Middlegate, Penrith
    Telephone: 01768 867466
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  • Pooley Bridge Visitor Information Point: The Square, Pooley Bridge
    Telephone: 017684 86135
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  • Rheged Tourist Information Centre: A66, off M6 Junction 40
    Telephone: 01768 860034
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  • Tebay Visitor Information Point: The Old School Tearooms, Tebay

  • Southwaite Tourist Information Centre closed permanently in December 2012, please contact Penrith Tourist Information Centre for visitor information.