Winder & Arant Haw from Sedbergh

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Photo from the walk - Winder & Arant Haw from Sedbergh

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales

Region - Howgills

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1900 feet / 576 metres

Grade - moderate

Winder and Arant Haw are two hills included in this delightful walk from Sedbergh. The Howgill Fells are an integral part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park yet they display a unique character. The walking is good, the views superb and the paths quiet. Who could ask for more? A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

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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

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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Walks in the Yorkshire Dales

Walks in the Yorkshire DalesGuidebook to 50 of Jack Keighleys favourite walks in the Yorkshire Dales. All the walks are circular, and range from 4 to nearly 8 miles. They vary from simple valley strolls (ideal as half-day 'family rambles') to strenuous fell expeditions. Hand-written and profusely illustrated in Jack's highly distinctive style.
More information

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
Dent
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Southlakeland Parks
Kendal
8.5 miles / 13.6 km away
Mirefoot Cottages
Kendal
10.8 miles / 17.3 km away
The Old Court House
Ingleton
12.2 miles / 19.5 km away
Goosemire Cottages
Ullswater, Windermere, Eden Valley
14.2 miles / 22.8 km away
The New Inn
Clapham
15.4 miles / 24.6 km away
Brookhouse
Clapham near Settle
15.4 miles / 24.6 km away
Lakeland Lodge
Borwick, Carnforth
15.5 miles / 24.7 km away
Beaumont House
Windermere
15.8 miles / 25.2 km away
New Ing Lodge
Shap (Lake District)
15.8 miles / 25.2 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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