Fell Head & The Calf, from Howgill, near Sedbergh

Introduction to Walk 3007

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales

Region - Howgills

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 1975 feet / 598 metres

Grade - moderate

This walk climbs to the Calf via Fell Head. Starting from the small hamlet of Howgill, near Sedbergh, this route sees few walkers. Offering good views to the Shap Fells and the higher hills of the Yorkshire Dales, this is a walk for the connoisseur.

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Walk Description

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Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
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Cautley Spout from Cross Keys
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Walk 1839
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Blease Fell & Hare Shaw from Tebay
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Length - 5.7 miles / 9.3 km
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Bowderdale and the Calf
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Walk 1342
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Randygill Top from Weasdale, Howgills
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1389
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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.

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

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