Cautley Spout from Cross Keys

Introduction to Walk 1387

Photo from the walk - Cautley Spout from Cross Keys

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales

Region - Howgills

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 2.0 miles / 3.3 km

Ascent - 200 feet / 61 metres

Grade - easy

This short Cumbrian walk in the Howgills take us you to England's highest waterfall. The immediate scenery is grand and usually quiet and inspiring. 

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Walk 3006
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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
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Winder & Arant Haw from Sedbergh
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Walk 1196
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The Calf from Sedbergh
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Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
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Fell Head & The Calf, from Howgill, near Sedbergh
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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Walks in Dales Country

Walks in Dales CountryA guidebook to 30 hand drawn family walks throughout the Yorkshire Dales. The 30 circular walks take in well-known spots such as Malham and Ingleborough. Routes take between a half to a full day. Also less-frequented, almost secret routes. Graded from easy to strenuous.
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The Lune Valley and Howgills - A Walking Guide

The Lune Valley and Howgills - A Walking GuideA guidebook to 40 walks, from 3 to 11 miles, exploring the Lune Valley and Howgill Fells, some of the most unspoilt countryside in northwest England. Set between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales and two other AONBs, the walking is hugely rewarding, near the centres of Sedbergh, Kirkby Lonsdale, Kendal and Lancaster.
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Further Information

Location Map

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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. The "hippo like" outlines of the fells are distinctive, most often seen by those tearing up the M6 motorway between Kendal and Penrith. Despite the lack of crags it is great walking country and you can wander for hours in the knowledge you are unlikely to meet more than a handful of other people. Poor parking (except in Sedbergh and a few other areas) helps to keep the number of people wandering the Howgills to a minimum. More Information

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Accommodation Nearby

Cumbria Cottages
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Mirefoot Cottages
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Sycamore Barn
Reagill, Penrith
14.2 miles / 22.7 km away
New Ing Lodge
Shap (Lake District)
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Tufton Arms Hotel
Appleby-in-Westmorland
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Appleby Manor Country House Hotel
Appleby-in-Westmorland
14.8 miles / 23.6 km away
Eden Holidays
Appleby-in-Westmorland
14.8 miles / 23.6 km away
The Old Court House
Ingleton
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The White Rose Hotel
Askrigg
16.1 miles / 25.8 km away

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Best Read - Editor's Choice

Dark Peak WalksDark Peak Walks - Guidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys. More information

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