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The Calf from Sedbergh
Introduction to Walk 1196

Photo from the walk - The Calf from Sedbergh

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Howgill Fells

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. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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.

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