Walkers above Sedbergh

Sedbergh Gateway – for Walkers and Cyclists in the western Yorkshire Dales


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On the A683, Sedbergh
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Buses, Trains, Taxis, Garages, Directions & Maps

Though part of Cumbria, Sedbergh is situated just inside the western boundary of the Yorkshire Dales, with Dentdale and Garsdale to the East and the Howgill Fells to the North.

The Dales Way passes through Dent and then within half a mile of Sedbergh.

The Pennine Cycle Way and the Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way both pass though Sedbergh town centre.

Sedbergh lies just five miles to the est of Junction 37 on the M6.

Sedbergh Town Centre

Bing Map with Directions

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Yorkshire Dales National Park

See a map of the new Yorkshire Dales National Park boundaries on the YDNP website.

Coming to Sedbergh by Road

From the M6, Junction 37

Take the A684 east–bound (signposted Western Dales) for 5 miles.

From Edinburgh or the North–east of England

Take the A66 at Scotch Corner, the A685 at Brough and then the A683 just South of Kirkby Stephen.

From West Yorkshire

Go to Skipton, then take the A65 as far as Kirkby Lonsdale. From there, drive North for ten miles to Sedbergh on the A683.

Train Services

West Coast Main Line

For trains between London and Glasgow/Edinburgh, stopping at Oxenholme Station (10 miles from Sedbergh).

Settle–Carlisle Line

For trains between Leeds and Carlisle, stopping at Dent (9 miles from Sedbergh), Garsdale (9 miles) and Kirkby Stephen (12 miles).

National Rail Enquiries

National Rail Enquiries, 08457‑484950.

The Train Line


Settle–Carlisle Train Information



For a journey planner that combines rail and bus services. You can also phone them on 0871 200 22 33.

Ticket Clever


Buses to/from Stations

During the summer there is a limited weekend bus service, operated by the Western Dales Bus, connecting Dent Station with Dent and Sedbergh. More regular daily services connect Oxenholme with Sedbergh throughout the year (but check timetables!). See www.westerndalesbus.co.uk

Bus Services

Please note: Bus services in this area can be useful to walkers in particular. However they do vary considerably depending on the season, day of the week and time of day.

Western Dales Bus

Scheduled services connecting Sedbergh, Dent, Dent Station (for Settle‑Carlisle Line), Cautley, Oxenholme Station (for West Coast Main Line) and Kendal. These services operate only on certain days and/or at certain times of the year. They can be very useful if you are travelling by train at the weekend, or if you are planning a linear walk in the area. Check their routes and time‑tables at www.westerndalesbus.co.uk

Cumbria County Council

For time‑tables of bus services connecting Sedbergh and Dent with Kendal, Kirkby Stephen and other towns. See their website at www.cumbria.gov.uk and scroll down to South Lakeland Area Timetables.

The Sedbergh Information and Book Centre

Details of local buses, trains and taxi operators in this area. Visit them at 72 Main Street, Sedbergh, daily from 10am to 4pm, telephone 015396‑20125.

The Dent Village Shop

Has some bus time‑tables available.

Buses in the Yorkshire Dales

Details of buses in the wider Yorkshire Dales area can be found on the Dales Bus website.

Sedbergh & District Lookaround

Published monthly, and available in many local shops, also has up‑to‑date bus timetables for this area.


For a journey planner that combines rail and bus services. You can also phone them on 0871 200 22 33.

Taxis & Private Hire

Country Private Hire Taxi Service (Garsdale Head)

01969‑667096. (8–seat minibus).

Hutton Hire Taxis

01539 731777 or 07980 090 638 (wheelchair access vehicle available)

Ladycab (Sedbergh)

01539 735086

On Time (Sedbergh)

015396 21782 or 07917 801 878

Woof's (Sedbergh)

015396 20414

Blue Star (Kendal)

08000 582499 or 01539 723670

Castle (Kendal)

01539 726233

K-Cars (Kendal)

01539 731000

Garages, Petrol & Diesel

Cautley Garage

A683, Cautley, petrol & diesel, motor repairs, 015396–20250

Close's Garage

Station Road, Sedbergh, petrol & diesel, motor repairs, 015396–20260, website

Morphet's Garage

Station Road, Sedbergh, petrol & diesel, motor repairs, 015396–20336, website

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