- Range Walking Club
- Sunday 15th June 1980-Howgills-Sedburgh
- The next excursion for the F.R.H.S.A. walking group is to the Howgills
and will take place on Sunday, 15th June. Details of the three walks are
set out below. If you would like to attend this outing, please fill in the
attached slip and return it to school by Monday, 9th. June at the latest.
Places will be allocated in the order in which the requests are received.
A coach will leave the school car park at 8.00 a.m. and return at
approximately 6.45 p.m. Cost will be £2.00 for adults, £1.00 for
- The Howgills is an attractive area just off the main tourist routes,
where it is possible to walk for miles without meeting other people at
all. Wainwright, the well known writer of mountain guide books, described
the region as "the forgotten hills". All the planned excursions
promise an enjoyable day's walking with the attraction of tea shops in
Sedburgh to complete the outings. We look forward to your joining us on
- From Langdale (near Tebay) via Uldale Beck, Docker Knott, Fell Head and
the Calf to Sedburgh. This is a good quality 'A' walk of about 12½ miles
with lovely views. (Approximately the standard of the 'A' walk on the May
walk in the Langdales)
Leaders: K. Ellard and P. Freeth
- From the Cross Keys Hotel, (near Sedburgh) to Cautley Spout (a waterfall
of 750') up by the waterfall to the Calf and then to Sedburgh - a walk of
approximately 9 miles. with magnificent views.
Leaders: A. Freeth and S. Syme
- From Rawthey Bridge along the river to Sedburgh with a detour to look at
Cautley Spout. This walk covers a distance of 7½ miles with no
significant uphill parts.
Leader: J. Ryan