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.
2020 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.
High season prices start at 840 GBP (Great Britain Pounds) per person based on
double (approximately $1430 Cdn)..
Non-member associate fee 10 GBP per person.
Single rooms with no single supplement are offered but with limited
Seven nights first class accommodation with private bath
Three meals a day
Guided walking programme with a choice of three walks daily
Transportation in conjunction with the walks
Walking: A choice of two guided walks is offered each
- Easier walks
– 8.5 miles. Up to 650 ft of
ascent over a day.
- Harder walks
miles Up to 2,125 ft of ascent over a day.
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.
Non-smoking rooms have private bathroom, TV, wifi, hairdryer.
All meals are
included with a
hot or cold breakfast buffet, a generous self-select picnic lunch and a
hearty three-course evening
meal. There is always a vegetarian option..