Other outdoor activities

Swimming – the Kirkby Stephen heated open air pool is currently closed                           The nearest open air pool is at Shap.                                                                                           The nearest indoor pools are Appleby Leisure Centre and Teesdale Leisure Centre, Barnard Castle

Paragliding in the area is available through Sunsoar in Kirkby Stephen

Horse riding is available at Stonetrail Riding Centre in Ravenstonedale

Pennine Bridleway information

For Mountain Bike cycle hire visit Stonetrail Riding Centre

Mountain Bike Skills Courses in the Howgills

Kirkby Stephen & District Angling Association including River Eden web cam

Bessie Beck Trout Fishery and tackle shop in Ravenstonedale

Killington Reservoir coarse  fishing

Fishing permits from Halls Newsagent on the Market Square, Kirkby Stephen

Rock climbing in the Eden Valley

Climbing wall at Penrith Leisure Centre

Eden wide adventure sports including climbing

At the last count there were 38 Geocaching Hide and Seek sites in the area

Killington Reservoir wind speed reports for Windsurfing

Water activities in Eden

As some of the area has high peaks, you will see snow much of the winter and are often lucky enough to be able to throw a discreet snowball, sledge or make a snow man.

Skiing often takes place on the fells when conditions are right and at Alston also see Lake District Skiing Club