One of the many great things about Ravenstonedale is the wide variety of activities available for visitors and locals to enjoy. In addition to the many activities available locally Ravenstonedale is within easy driving range of the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales which greatly extends the range of activities available.
The fells and footpaths that surround Ravenstonedale are a paradise for walkers.
There is a golf course in Ravenstonedale and many more courses are avaiable nearby.
The River Eden and its tributary, the River Belah, offer river fly fishing for wild brown trout.
The gently rolling countryside around Ravenstonedale is very popular with cyclists.
There are several opportunities to enjoy horse riding in Ravenstonedale and furher afield.
There are some interesting National Trust properties within easy drives from Ravenstonedale.
There is a tennis court in the village managed by Ravenstonedale Tennis Club.
There is no pool in Ravenstonedale but several pools are within easy driving distance.
There is no bowling green in Ravenstonedale but there are several within easy driving distance.
David and Caroline Morris have an art gallery in Ravenstonedale exhibiting work by local artists.
There are a wide variety of wild flowers to be found in the parish of Ravenstonedale.
We are very fortunate in Ravenstonedale to enjoy a wide variety of wild bird species.
The ruins of a Gilbertine monastic house are in the grounds of St Oswald’s Church in Ravenstonedale.
Cumbria Classic Coaches normally operate heritage trips in summer to Hawes and Barnard Castle.
The scenic Settle-Carlisle railway passes within 2 miles of Ravenstonedale at Kirkby Stephen.
Visitors to Ravenstonedale have a very good chance of seeing red squirrels.
The nearby Eden Valley is the hidden gem of Cumbria and is quieter than the Lakes.
The source of the River Lune is in Ravenstonedale parish on the fells just above Newbiggin-on-Lune.
Accessing the Yorkshire Dales from Ravenstonedale is an easy and picturesque drive.
Ravenstonedale is a short drive away from the Lake District National Park which lies to the west.