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    by denise16 Written Nov 4, 2006

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    As i had never been to the lake district and we were so close we visited for the day from Sedbergh, it is only 10 miles. I had been warned that it would rain, and it did but not until late afternoon.
    We had a whistle-stop tour of the famous sights, but i saw enough to want to go back for a proper visit.
    Coniston was a lovely town and the John Rushkin Museum and its Malcolm Campbell exhibition was worth seeing. We also wandered around the cemeteries finding the graves of both the above gentlemen.

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    by denise16 Written Nov 4, 2006

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    These falls are owned privately and access for a small fee is through the Green Dragon Inn, there is alos a campsite in the grounds.
    Walk is about half mile from the pub and near the end can get slippery.
    Comprising a single drop of 100 feet from a rocky overhang, Hardraw Force is claimed to be Britain's highest unbroken waterfall.

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    by denise16 Written Nov 4, 2006

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    If you like long challenge walks why not try the famous 3 peak challenge. The walk starts at Horton in Ribblesdale, you should aim to cover all 3 peaks in less than 12 hours.

    Walk is a very demanding but rewarding walk, which takes in the summits of Pen-y-ghent (694 metres - 2,276 feet), Whernside (736 metres - 2,415 feet) and Ingleborough (723 metres 2,372 feet)in a circular route. Starting from Horton you take in the peaks in the following order: Pe-y-ghent, Whenside & ingleborough. Look for the Ribblehead viaduct on the way.

    The walk is 24.5 miles (39.2km) long and takes in over 5,000 feet (1,600 metres) of climbing.

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    The Dalesman

    by denise16 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The Dalesman is centrally situated in Sedbergh, with a very pretty outside seating area. Wide variety on the menu we had a very enjoyable vegetarian evenign meal. Accomadation is also available.

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    by denise16 Written Nov 4, 2006

    We were lucky during our various walks in the Dales & the Nearby Lake District. We saw beautiful wild flowers and wildlife.

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