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!

Coronavirus news - 10th August 2020

Western Dales Bus are resuming some of their services.

  • Service S1, Saturdays Dent – Sedbergh – Kendal resumed from August 8th but won’t go to Dent Station and will finish at 5 o’clock in Dent, as most of the trains it connects with are not running.
  • Service S4, Fridays Dent and Sedbergh to Kirkby Stephen and Brough resumes from August 14th
  • Service S5, Thursdays Kirkby Stephen to Kendal resumes from from August 13th
  • When buying a cash fare please use use contactless card payment or have the exact amount because no change can be given.

Woofs have resumed the services.

Note that buses will have limited capacity to maintain social distance.

We aim to keep this information as up to date as possible but the Coronavirus situation is constantly changing and you should contact the establishment directly if you want more up to date information.

Woofs of Sedbergh operate Monday to Friday services between Sedbergh and Kendal, a Wednesday service between Dent, Sedbergh and Kendal and a service between Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale on Thursdays. Up to date timetables are available from the Woofs of Sedbergh website. Stagecoach run one weekday service (the 502) from Brough via Kirkby Stephen and Sedbergh in the morning, and one return service in the evening, during term times; times for this service can be found on the Cumbria County Council website.

A weekend service operated by the Western Dales Community Bus links Dent, Sedbergh and Kendal on Saturdays and Sedbergh, Dent and Cautley on summer Sundays. The Sunday service to Dent provides access for excellent high level walks and easier walks along the Dalesway through Dentdale. The Cautley service provides an excellent means of getting to the north eastern Howgills – Green Bell, Randy Gill Top and Yarlside – or a climb up the side of Cautley Spout and the high level route back to Sedbergh.

Western Dales Bus also operate a service between Sedbergh, Dent and Hawes on Tuesdays and one between Dent, Sedbergh, Cautley, Ravenstonedale and Kirkby Stephen (including Kirkby Stephen station) on Fridays.

Details of the Western Dales services, which also connect with a number of trains on the Leeds – Settle – Carlisle line at Dent station, can be found on the Western Dales Bus website.

You can use the TraveLine journey planner to find appropriate times for all the above services, or phone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.