Local Links
Useful for Visitors to Blandswath Cottage

Appleby-in-Westmorland is an easy drive from Blandswath Cottage and is an excellent centre for exploring the surrounding area and enjoying the scenery.

Cumbria Railways
The Cumbria Railways website is dedicated to the lost railways of Northern Cumbria which have all closed during the last century. Contains information on the line that used to go through nearby Kirkby Stephen.

Cumbria Tourism
Cumbria Tourism is the official Tourist Board for the Lake District, Cumbria.

Durham is within easy driving distance of Blandswath Cottage. The drive to the land of the prince bishops is across the moors on the backbone of England.

This Walking Britain series contains lots of information on the Howgills, near Blandswath Cottage.

Kirkby Stephen Angling Association
The Kirkby Stephen and District Angling Association website gives detailed information on club waters near Blandswath Cottage.

Lake District Tourism
Official guide for English Lake District Tourism. Go Lakes.

Kirkby Stephen
Kirkby Stephen is the nearest market town to Blandswath Cottage. It is about 2 miles away.

Mallerstang, not far from Blandswath Cottage, is one of England’s few remaining wild and peaceful places.

Pendragon Castle
The castle was built next to the River Eden in the Vale of Mallerstang in the late 12th century.

Community website providing information on local attractions, local events and local genealogy.

Rotary Club of Upper Eden
Local Rotary Club meets weekly in Kirkby Stephen. Rotarians visiting Blandswath Cottage are invited to attend.

Settle-Carlisle Railway
Contains timetables for the Settle-Carlisle railway. Nearest station to Blandswath Cottage is Kirkby Stephen. This 72 mile line is reputedly the most scenic section of railway in the UK and it is right on our doorstep.

Walk Eden
In the Eden Valley you will find gentler walks along old railways, nature reserves in rare limestone pavements, ruined castles and stone circles, barrows and ancient settlements.

Walking in Cumbria
More than 160 FREE Cumbria walks to download, details of all the books, maps and walking groups in the country.

Yorkshire Dales Antiques
Links to antique shops in the Yorkshire Dales.

Yorkshire Dales National Park
The nearby Dales include some of the finest limestone scenery in the UK including attractive peaks, crags and pavements to an underground labyrinth of caves.