visit sedbergh, dent & the howgills...
The quiet market town of Sedbergh, nestling at the foot of the Howgills, is England's first Book Town offering a treasure trove of secondhand and collector's books, enhanced by two major book festivals every year.
Outside the main shopping area, the town is dominated by its prestigious public school, founded in 1525.
About the area
History & heritage
Art & culture
Sedbergh became a book town in 2003 and has craft centres, heritage centres and studios to visit whilst you enjoy your stay in Sedbergh.
art & culture
Sedbergh lies at the foot of the Howgills and at the hub of several valleys that converge near the town.
If you like markets and festivals then Sedbergh is place to visit, with a farmers market every month and a weekly market as well as fairs and festivals.