Sedbergh, located in Cumbria, is situated near the Lake District. The town is located quite near the Yorkshire Dales National Park, making it an ideal base for exploring the beauty of the Lake District as well as the park. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the Howgill Fells, which are also located near Sedbergh. In addition to the natural beauty that surrounds the town, visitors will find there are ample dining, entertainment and shopping options in and around Sedbergh. There are also plenty of accommodation options in the local area as well.
Sedbergh is a small English town that is located within the region of Cumbria. Sedbergh is located about seven miles to the east of the town of Kendal. Sedbergh is also about ten miles to the north of the town of Kirby Lonsdale.
Located just within the National Park of the Yorkshire Dales. The town is also located at the bottom of the Fells that are called Howgill and it is located on the northern banks of River Rawthey. The River Rawthey meets with River Lune roughly two miles south of Sedbergh.
This town was historically classed as a part of Yorkshire within the area of West Riding. Sedbergh can be identified by its main street, which is narrow and lined with a wide range of shops, and from all along the street you are able to see the hills.
In 1861 Sedbergh got a railway but up until then the town was a remote area and the only way to get to it was by going over steep hills. The railway to Sedbergh was closed in 1965.
The main income sources within the town are the schools, which are still one of the main employers in the town. The town has also become a book town for England and this has seen six bookshops opening. It is thought that the small and medium sized wholesale and manufacturing companies' turnover will be able to match the turnover or even exceed the schools turnover.
Some of the other main sources of money for the town are farming, tourism and retail. The town was features in a television programme in 2005 and this programme was aired on the BBC. It was about a town that is looking for a twin.