Kirkby Thore Services:


The A66 is managed and maintained by the Highways Agency.  To report a problem either email or call 0300 123 5000.  For more information visit 

All other roads in the Parish are managed and maintained by Cumbria County Council . To report a problem online click here or call the Highways Hotline 0300 303 2992.  For more information visit

Street and Footway Lighting

There are two types of lighting in the village: street lights which are generally mounted on street light columns; and footway lights which are more likely to be mounted on either buildings or telegraph poles.  Both street and footway lights will have a reference number on them please refer to this number when reporting a problem.

To report a problem with a street light online click here or call the Highways Hotline 0845 609 6609.  For more information visit

To report a problem with a footway light online click here or call Eden District Council on 01768 817817.  For more information visit

563 Bus

The 563 bus operated by Stagecoach runs between Appleby – Penrith calling at Kirkby Thore, Monday to Friday, including the school holidays. Details of the service is available on

Footpath Survey

The majority of paths and bridleways in Kirkby Thore Parish are in quite good condition, and usable by the average walker.  The condition of the paths can vary according to season and farming practices.  

The Parish Council has recently updated their report on the condition of the paths and the findings can be found here.  A map outling the paths surveyed can be found here.

It should be noted that this report is not intended as a guide to the paths, all paths can be easiliy followed using the OS Outdoor Leisure Map, sheet 19.

Cumbria Police:

For more information from Cumbria  Constabulary click here.