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 www.bbc.co.uk
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.
From a quiet stroll around the river to a more energetic climb up Winder, please find our suggestions.
Housed in a restored Victorian woolen mill on the edge of Sedbergh, the Mill offers exhibitions, craft demonstrations, workshops, a heritage center, and a café.
Situated at the bottom of Winder Fell is an amazing farm selling artisan icecream and sorbets, made from the milk from the cows that graze on the fell. A perfect way to end a fell walk!
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 the Barn and our Apartments have on-site bike storage.
Sedbergh Golf Club boasts one of the best golf courses in Cumbria and the North West and is a short walk from both our Barn and Apartments.
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.
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.
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, handmade weaving goods to name but a few.