Drive 6 , the Eden Valley and the east of Cumbria

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Kendal to Kirkby Lonsdale
From Kendal take the B6254 to Kirkby Lonsdale, a very handsome town on the River Lune.
Kirkby Lonsdale to Sedbergh
And it is the River Lune that the road north follows to Sedbergh
Sedbergh to Brough
Take the A683 over the top of the fells to Kirkby Stephen, and then on to join the A66 at Brough.
Brough, Appleby, Temple Sowerby, Penrith
Make sure you detour from the main road to take in Appleby, Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby and Penrith.
Penrith to Kendal
Take the A6 back from Penrith to Kendal. This is the old main road from Scotland to the south and goes up over Shap Fell. In days gone by this was as difficult and dangerous route
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