The Howgill Fells (hills) rise to over
2,000ft above the grey-slate roofs of the village of Sedbergh and offer hikes
over wide-open landscapes. Explore paths along the valley floor,
through typical Dales villages, to Whernside, the highest of Yorkshire's
Three Peaks. There are magnificent waterfalls, including Hardraw
Force and Aysgarth Falls, plus the impressive Bolton Castle
waiting to be discovered.
2019 Walking Holidays: Classic Walking Holidays
start every Saturday from May through October. Walkers
stay at the same hotel for seven nights. Days start and end with a short
bus ride so the walks are in the most spectacular parts of the island. Two
different guided walks are offered each day. You choose according to
your fitness and ability.
Book before Oct 31 779 GBP per person for one week based on
double occupancy. Book after Oct 31 - the price is 879 GBP.
Non-member associate fee 10 GBP per person.
Single rooms with no single supplement are offered but with limited
Walking: A choice of two guided walks is offered each
– 8.5 miles. Up to 650 ft of
ascent over a day.
miles Up to 2,125 ft of ascent over a day.
|Special DISCOVERY WALKING HOLIDAYS are offered at
Sedburgh, Yorkshire. These are one week holidays combining easy
guided walking with lots of sightseeing in the region..
When you are not walking:
Sedburgh is a small and friendly market town
and nearby are Wensleydale and Swaledale made famous by James Herriott.. You
can ride the most scenic railway in Britain from Settle to Carlisle or
visit the stately Levens Hall with its beautiful garden.
THORNS HALL. With its unique ambience and peaceful location, Thorns
Hall will appeal to anyone in search of a relaxing break. Dating
from 1535 this small manor house retains its historic charm with cozy
public rooms, wood paneling and open fires. Situated a few minutes' walk from the centre of Sedbergh,
at the foot of the Howgill Fells, it offers pleasant views and great walks
from the doorstep.
All meals are
included. Enjoy a generous self-select picnic lunch and three-course
evening meal including a vegetarian option.