Things to see & do in the Sedbergh Area

Before you head out for the day:

Download our free guide and discover the things to see and do in the local area, including a section on where to take the kids Things to see and do in Sedbergh

Check the weather at

The weather can change quickly whilst walking on the Fells!

A map. Sat nav is sometimes temperamental in the countryside, so it’s handy to have a map. ‘The Sleepy Elephant’ on the main High Street sells a variety of maps and guides as well as the Tourist Information Centre (TIC) again on the main High Street. The TIC is open Monday to Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, and Sunday 12 noon to 4 pm call 015396 20125.

Walking in the Sedbergh Area includes Cautley Spout


From a quiet stroll around the river to a more energetic climb up Winder, please find our suggestions.


Farfield Mill located in the Sedbergh Area

Farfield Mill

Housed in a restored Victorian woollen mill on the edge of Sedbergh, the Mill offers exhibitions, craft demonstrations, workshops, a heritage centre, and a café.

Howgillfell icecream located in the Sedbergh Area

Howgills Ice cream

Situated at the bottom of Winder Fell is an amazing farm selling artisan ice cream and sorbets, made from the milk from the cows that graze on the fell. A perfect way to end a fell walk!

Mountain biking and cycling in Sedbergh and the local area

Mountain Bike & Cycle

Howgills Accommodation provides an ideal base for cyclists to explore the area, from gentle rides on quiet country lanes to rough mountain tracks. There really is a ride for everyone, depending on the level of adrenalin required! Both Howgills Barn and Howgills Apartments have on-site bike storage.

Sedbergh Golf Club


Sedbergh Golf Club boasts one of the best golf courses in Cumbria and the North West and is a short walk from both Howgills Barn and Howgills Apartments.

River dipping in Sedbergh and the local area

River dip & Cautley Spout waterfall

Sedbergh has two Dales rivers, the River Rawthey and the River Dee.

Cautley Spout is just outside of Sedbergh and is England’s highest waterfall above ground. There are flowing pools up this glacial valley that comes down from a high plateau called The Calf.

Cautley Spout Map

Brigg Flats and Quaker Trail in Sedbergh and the local area

Quaker Trail

Enjoy a stroll to the Friends’ Meeting House, the birthplace of Quakerism built in 1675. Reputed to be one of the most attractive meeting houses in Britain. Image courtesy of the AA.

Shops in Sedbergh and the local area

Shop Local

Enjoy a break from the monotony of ‘High Store Chain Shops’ and enjoy our lovely little locally run shops including a butcher, fruit and veg shop, arts and crafts shops, hard wear stores, and handmade weaving goods to name but a few.

Book Town Sedbergh and the local area

Book Town

Sedbergh is England’s official Book Town and offers a variety of books from cheap reads to collectables available from a wide range of booksellers in shops & cafes. You can even sit and read a book in our new Book Shelter which is on Main High Street.