©

Brough trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Brough

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Cumbria  /  Kirkby Stephen  /  Brough
(4.4/5 based on 120+ reviews for 2 attractions)
Things to do: historic sites
Brough, sometimes known as Brough under Stainmore, is a village and civil parish in the Eden district of Cumbria, England, on the western fringe of the Pennines near Stainmore. The village is on the A66 trans-Pennine road, and the Swindale Beck, and is about 8mi south east of Appleby-in-Westmorland. Brough is situated 5mi north east of Kirkby Stephen and 28mi north east of Kendal on the A685.Brough lies within the historic boundaries of the ancient county of Westmorland. At the 2001 census it had a population of 680, increasing to 751 at the 2011 Census.HistoryThe village is on the site of the Roman fort of Verterae ("The Forts"), on the northern leg of the Roman-era Watling Street, linking Luguvalium (Carlisle) with Eboracum (York) and points south. The area of the rectangular fort, which once occupied the land to the south of the Swindale Beck, is now a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Brough Castle was built in the 11th century within the northern part of the former fort.
Use our United Kingdom (UK) trip generator to arrange the details of your trip to Brough and other destinations.
Source

Plan your trip to Brough

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Best things to do in Brough

See this by visiting one of the destinations below

Why?
Some destinations do not have accommodations and require staying in a nearby city. Here are places you can stay:
Parks, nature, shopping
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, breweries, nightlife
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Museums, historic sites, parks
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Nature, museums, shopping
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums, nightlife
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Cumbria

28 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in United Kingdom & Singapore BY A USER FROM FIJI April, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in England BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM FIJI April, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in England BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Ambleside BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 34 days in United Kingdom & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in England BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in England BY A USER FROM MEXICO June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, romantic, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in England BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News