Coronavirus news - 26th July 2020

Shops, cafes and pubs in Sedbergh have now reopened and accommodation providers are ready to welcome you. Visit us to explore the quiet and hidden Howgill fells and peaceful river valleys, away from the honeypots of the Lakes and the Dales.

Please respect social distancing and use face coverings in our shops. And please do not leave any litter!

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

This is a must see for visitors to this corner of the Yorkshire Dales. This stunning 4.3mile, 7km circular walk opened its doors to the paying public in 1885 set against a dramatic backdrop of ancient woodlands and cascading waterfalls.

Broadwood Entrance, Ingleton, North Yorkshire LA6 3ET

015242 41930

info@ingletonwaterfallstrail.co.uk

http://www.ingletonwaterfallstrail.co.uk/

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Kendal

Kendal, our nearest large town, sits at the gateway to the Lake District. An historic place which originally built its prosperity on the wool trade, there are many fascinating old yards and buildings to explore, as well as specialist shops and well known high street brands.

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Kirkby Lonsdale and the southern Lune Valley

Kirkby Lonsdale is a characterful little town 8 miles south of Sedbergh. There are many good shops, eateries and several excellent pubs. The town was used by the  BBC in the filming of “Jamaica Inn”. A lovely walk takes you along the banks of the river Lune from Devil’s Bridge to Ruskin’s View which painter and poet John Ruskins described ‘as one of the loveliest in England’

LA6 2AU

http://www.kirkbylonsdale.co.uk/

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Lake District

Sedbergh provides a quiet, peaceful base to explore the fells and valleys of the Lake District. Windermere can be reached in a little over half an hour, while Keswick is about 45 minutes away via the M6.

https://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/

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Pendragon Castle and the Mallerstang Valley

Mallerstang is a fabulous valley which runs from the Moorcock Inn on the A684 Hawes road down to Kirkby Stephen. In places the road runs parallel to the Settle-Carlisle railway line, making it an excellent place for train spotting. The valley narrows as the road passes beneath Wild Boar Fell and through the picturesque hamlet of Outhgill. A couple of miles further on lie the romantic ruins of Pendragon Castle.

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Ribblehead Viaduct and the Settle to Carlisle Railway

Crossing the Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines, the Settle to Carlisle Railway was the last great mainline railway to be built in the UK. On its journey north the line passes over the famous Ribblehead Viaduct, one of Britain’s finest man made structures.

http://www.settle-carlisle.co.uk/

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Sizergh Castle and Gardens

Owned by the National Trust Sizergh Castle lies a few miles south of Kendal. Home to the Strickland family the fine historic house is open to the public, as are the stunning gardens. There is a large National Trust shop and tearoom and extensive estate to wander in, making it a great day out.

Sizergh, near Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8DZ

01539560951

sizergh@nationaltrust.org.uk

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sizergh

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Wensleydale Creamery and Hawes

Wensleydale Creamery

The busy market town of Hawes is set in Wensleydale in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales and is home to the world-famous Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese and a popular visitor centre.

Gayle Lane, Hawes, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, DL8 3RN

01969 667664

creamery@wensleydale.co.uk

http://www.wensleydale.co.uk/

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White Scar Caves – Ingleton

Within easy reach of Sedbergh this spectacular natural cave system hidden beneath the Yorkshire Dales National Park is home to a  fascinating array of underground streams and waterfalls. Unleash your adventurous side with a visit to White Scar Caves and discover impressive features like the enormous huge Battlefield Cavern and the famous Judge’s Head stalagmite.

White Scar Caves, Ingleton, North Yorkshire, LA6 3AW

015242 41244

info@whitescarcave.co.uk

https://whitescarcave.co.uk/

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