Sedbergh - things to do places to go.
A range of maps and guidebooks can be purchased from the Sedbergh Tourist Information Office in the Dales and Lakes Book Centre, including the Harvey map Yorkshire Dales - Sedbergh Walks which describes 8 walks centred on Sedbergh, which is clear and easy to understand and includes historical and other information of interest about the places along the routes.
Sedbergh is an ideal base from which to explore the Howgill Fells, a compact cluster of hills rising to about 2,000 feet about 40 square miles in area between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Many of the hilltops provide excellent long distance views to the Lake District, the Pennines and Morecambe Bay. The Howgills are distinctively different from the craggy Lake District hills to the west and the rolling Pennine moors to the east.
Wild Card Discovery Walks are a series of illustrated guides printed on quality silk art paper and which fit into your pocket, withstand a days outing and help to provide lasting memories of your day. Each guide has been carefully selected for both the scenery and the many interesting features, both natural and man-made that you will enjoy along the way. Each guide is printed on six 11cm x 22cm pages and includes ...
A map Clear directions
Informative descriptions of the wildlife and points of interest
In addition to walks in the Sedbergh area, Wild Card Discovery Walks produce a wide range of guides for walks in Cumbria & the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, and Lancashire.
Where2walk features 100 walks in the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District and includes a number of walks in the Howgill Fells and Dentdale. The brief details for each walk show the key features: what to look out for, a start point and some good refreshment stops, a few photos which are much better than words in characterising the walk but most importantly a map. The page on each walk is downloadable on a single page.
There are golf courses at Sedbergh and Casterton that are open to non members and welcome visitors to the area .