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Conveniently located on the market square right at the heart of the ancient old town of Kirkby Lonsdale, the Royal Hotel offers a superb location to explore the best of town and country. The newly enlarged Yorkshire Dales National Park extends right to the edge of town and the Lake District is just a short drive away.

Three Counties Afternoon Tea

The best recipes from Cumbria, Lancashire and Yorkshire feature in an afternoon tea with a local twist, launched by Kirkby Lonsdale’s The Royal Hotel this spring.

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Certificate of Excellence

The Royal Hotel was most recently awarded 'Certificate of Excellence' in the serving of Cask Ales. The awarding body 'Cask Marque' is an independent company funded by brewers, pub groups and trade bodies with the aim of improving beer quality through an accreditation scheme. The Cask Marque award itself is an award for pubs which serve excellent quality cask ale.

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Dr Dolittle Voyage to Kirkby Lonsdale

Filming for a major new movie took place around The Royal Hotel in Kirkby Lonsdale earlier in the month (May 18).

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The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail in Yorkshire boasts some of the most spectacular waterfall and woodland scenery in the North of England. With its fascinating history, breathtaking views and a rich variety of plants and wildlife, a visit to Ingleton Waterfalls is a great family day out. Just a 15 minute drive from Kirkby Lonsdale. Find out more here.

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Walks Near Lancaster

One of the most beautiful walks near Lancaster, the Lune Valley Ramble is 16.5 miles (26.5 km) long and traces the course of the River Lune’s lower reaches through some of the North West’s finest lowland countryside.

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Walks from Kirkby Lonsdale

The picture perfect village of Kirkby Lonsdale is situated in the Lune Valley which over the years has provided poetic inspiration for the likes of Thomas Gray, John Ruskin and William Worsdworth and locations such as Crook O’ Lune, a shepherd’s crook-shaped bend in the river, moved the landscape artist J M W Turner to produce numerous rustic masterpieces. Here are links to walks from Kirkby Lonsdale; 5 miles – The Lune Valley click here 4.8m Whittington Without a Cat click here 9.8m Kirkby Lonsdale & Barbon Fell click here…

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