A set of photos from a walk in the Howgill Fells, a small group of hills in north-west corner of the Yorkshire Dales between the Dales proper and the Lake District.


Parish church (St. Andrew’s) of the town of Sedburgh, the start of the walk.

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Views towards England’s highest (overground) waterfall, Cautley Spout.  The path running beside the fall appears almost vertical from a distance.  Although not quite that steep in reality, it’s a serious 200 m climb!

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Views on Cautley Spout on the way up.


Finally at the top!  The Howgills are not particularly impressive hills, but the views from tops (here The Calf) are very good.


The relatively gentle descent into Sedburgh.


On the way back to Kirkby Stephen we encountered this quaint, and slightly odd, Quaker-run temperance inn, the Cross Keys.

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