The Calf from Sedbergh

Introduction to Walk 1196

Photo from the walk - The Calf from Sedbergh

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales

Region - Howgills

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km

Ascent - 2810 feet / 852 metres

Grade - mod/hard

This walk from Sedbergh includes the Calf, the highest point in the Howgill Fells. Other summits on the walk are Arant Haw, Winder, Calders and Bram Rigg. Located in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the Howgill Fells provide excellent walking and this route is a good introduction to the area. 

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Other walks nearby

Walk 3008
0.1 miles / 0.2 km away
Winder & Arant Haw from Sedbergh
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2438
0.2 miles / 0.3 km away
Cautley Spout & the Calf from Sedbergh
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 3007
2.9 miles / 4.6 km away
Fell Head & The Calf, from Howgill, near Sedbergh
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3006
4.0 miles / 6.5 km away
Cautley Spout & The Calf, from Cross Keys, Sedbergh
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1393
4.0 miles / 6.5 km away
Yarlside from Cross Keys
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 1387
4.0 miles / 6.5 km away
Cautley Spout from Cross Keys
Grade - easy
Length - 2.0 miles / 3.3 km
Walk 1052
4.2 miles / 6.6 km away
Whernside & Dentdale from Dent
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 3233
4.2 miles / 6.6 km away
Dent & Gawthrop
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3135
6.2 miles / 10.0 km away
Dentdale & Bleamoor
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km
Walk 1389
7.2 miles / 11.5 km away
Fell End Clouds near Kirkby Stephen
Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Suitable Reading

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: South and WestWalking in the Yorkshire Dales: South and West

Part of a two-book set, this guidebook describes 44 walks in the southern and western Yorkshire Dales, including the famous 23 mile Three Peaks circuit over Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. The other, mostly circular routes of 3½ to 13 miles cover the scenic region between Sedbergh, Kirkby Lonsdale, Settle, Skipton and Grassington. - More information

Area Information

Yorkshire Dales NP

The Yorkshire Dales National Park covers an extensive area, which contains a wide variety of scenic interest. Each Dale is usually named after its river although there are a few examples ... - More information

Howgills

Situated east of the Lake District, the Howgills lie mostly within the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The Howgills are one of the forgotten walking areas in England ... - More information

How are the walks graded?

Learn how each walk is assessed and select a walk to suit your ability and experience - More Information

Please Note - These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described.

Accommodation Nearby

Cumbria Cottages
Dent
4.8 miles / 7.6 km away
Southlakeland Parks
Kendal
8.4 miles / 13.4 km away
Mirefoot Cottages
Kendal
10.8 miles / 17.3 km away
The Old Court House
Ingleton
12.1 miles / 19.3 km away
Goosemire Cottages
Ullswater, Windermere, Eden Valley
14.2 miles / 22.7 km away
The New Inn
Clapham
15.3 miles / 24.5 km away
Brookhouse
Clapham near Settle
15.3 miles / 24.5 km away
Lakeland Lodge
Borwick, Carnforth
15.3 miles / 24.5 km away
Beaumont House
Windermere
15.7 miles / 25.2 km away
Linthwaite House Hotel
Windermere
15.8 miles / 25.2 km away

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NOTE - all distances are "as the crow flies"

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