The Dalesman Country Inn offers the perfect accommodation to explore both the Yorkshire Dales and the English Lake District.

Coaching Inn with Restaurant

An ideal base for visiting either the English Lake District or the Yorkshire Dales, being only 5 miles from junction 37 on the M6 motorway, and only 30 minutes drive from Windermere in the heart of the Lake District.

Nestling under the bracken clad fell of Winder, the Dalesman is a perfect base for anyone wanting to walk the beautiful Howgill Fells, miles of gentle, undulating footpaths – unspoiled and undiscovered.

Also, Sedbergh lies on the Dales Way, a long distance footpath and the Cumbria Cycle Way passes the door of the Dalesman.

Sedbergh has many amenities including a 9 hole golf course, tennis club, bowling club and facilities welcoming holidaymakers. Fishing is available with daily or weekly permits and pony trekking can be arranged.

About Sedbergh

Our quiet, quaint, marketing town is popular with visitors looking to enjoy a relaxing break away, as well as more energetic types, looking to explore, walk or cycle the magnificent Howgill Fells.

The Dalesman also provides the perfect stop for walkers on the Dales Way, a long distance footpath that runs from Ilkley to Bowness-in-Windermere.

The Howgill Fells

The Howgill Fell’s are situated in between The Dales and The Lakes, bound in a triangle between Sedbergh, Kikby Stephen and Tebay. The southern half of the Howgill Fells are in the Northwest corner of the Yorkshire Dales, they are also the only part of the National Park to be outisde of North Yorkshire, falling just over the Cumbrian border.

Cautley Spout, a waterfall in the south of the Howgills, is considered to be England’s highest waterfall, with a drop of about 180 m.

Exploring the
Yorkshire Dales

Based in Sedbergh, in the North West of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, The Dalesman Country Inn provides the perfect base for a Yorkshire Dales break or weekend away.

The Yorkshire Dales National Park is unquestionably an area of outstanding natural beauty. Ideal for ramblers, hikers, cyclists and admirers! You certainly don’t need to travel far to discover this wonderful landscape.

Visit Hawes, a truly traditional Dales market town, about 30 minutes away. The Dales Countryside Museum is home to a huge range of Dales artefacts and the Wensleydale Creamery allows visitors to see the famous Wensleydale Cheese being made. Be sure to have a sample before you leave!

Visit The
Lake District

The English Lake District boast some of the country’s most spectacular scenery, with no fewer than 19 beautiful lakes and a variety of fells and mountains including the highest mountain in England, Scafell Pike.

The Dalesman Country Inn, at Sedbergh is just a few miles outside the Lake District and provides a great location to visit a variety of Lake District towns, venues and attractions. You could be walking the shores of Lake Windermere within 30 minutes or wandering the ancient streets of Keswick in less than an hour.
The more adventurous can climb some of the UK’s highest peaks, including Scafell Pike, Bencathra, Coniston Old Man and Helvellyn or cycle some of the UKs most popular climbs such as Hardknott and Honister Pass.

Walking in the Lake District

There a wide range of popular and ‘off the beaten track’ walks within easy reach from the Dalesman Country Inn. You can follow in Alfred Wainwright’s footsteps as you tackle Catbells, Striding Edge, the Langdales or many more his favourites – there are simply too many too mention. One note of caution – make sure you check the local weather forecast before tackling some of the Lakes highest peaks.

Cycling & Mountain Biking

There’s plenty for both road cyclists and daredevil mountain bikers in the Lake District. You can really test yourself on some of the steepest climbs in Britain (some favourites of the tour of Britain) just make sure you take the time to appreciate the stunning local scenery.

There are an abundance of tracks and bridal ways in the Lakes that compose some of the best single-track mountain biking in the UK. If trail centres are more of a favourite, visit the Altura and Quercus trails at Whinlatter, near Keswick and the North Face Trail in Grizedale.

Home of Sedbergh Gin

Sedbergh’s own gin is our newest addition. We distill in small batches which gives us the traditional dry gin, sometimes lost by some larger people in the industry. Distilling in small batches allows us to take away and add flavours precisely.