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Kirkby Stephen - Upper Eden Visitor Centre

The Upper Eden Visitor Centre (formerly Kirkby Stephen TIC) is a community run enterprise basedUpper Eden Visitor Centre photo by Helen Shaw in the middle of Kirkby Stephen, offering advice on local walks, attractions, travel information, local accommodation providers, computer use, supply Disability Rights UK National Key Scheme Keys (keys for accessible toilets), and much much more.

We also host local producers at the centre and have an exciting selection of locally produced stock on our shelves.  Please do call in and say 'hello' if you are passing.

Kirkby Stephen is an ancient market town of in the Upper Eden Valley. It enjoys an enviable position between the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks. The town was Cumbria's first 'Walkers are Welcome' town and has won the title of Calor® 'English Village of the Year'. 

More information is available in our Walking section about the great walking on offer in Kirkby Stephen.

Opening times: 

  • Summer opening times (1st April to 31st October) Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm and
    Sunday 10am to 4pm.
  • Winter opening times (1st November to 31st March) Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 11am to 3pm and Sunday 11am to 3pm (November and December only).

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