Appleby Horse Fair

Appleby Horse Fair

This year was our second year to witness the travelling and gypsy community make their way through Sedbergh to Appleby Horse Fair. There is something lovely about being in Cautley, because in our location, we just hear the clip clop of horses and get to watch the...
Walking in Sedbergh

Walking in Sedbergh

Being situated in the Howgill Fells there are plenty of places to go walking in Sedbergh and here is a little glimpse at the stunning landscape of Winder Fell in the Autumn. Even the misty views do not disappoint and the autumnal colours at this time of the year are...
Beach Life

Beach Life

When you come from Leicester, which is 2 hours minimum from any coast, you really miss a beach life. So moving to Cumbria and being only 40 minutes, or an hour away from the seaside, it is wonderful. We had previously stayed in Morecambe and been treated to a stunning...
Walking Cautley Spout

Walking Cautley Spout

We have an absolute luxury here at St Marks Stays in that we have a walking route to Cautley Spout Waterfall right here on our doorstep. The highest waterfall in England is worth a visit and whether you take Damian as your walking guide, or simply visit the bottom of...
Walking Cautley to Sedbergh

Walking Cautley to Sedbergh

What are summers for, but to take advantage of the sunny weather when we get it in the UK and the evenings being light enough to hang outside in. We recently decided to take advantage of this and head out on a Sunday evening to go walking from Cautley to Sedbergh....
Sedbergh Food and Drink Festival

Sedbergh Food and Drink Festival

During our dreaming stage for plans for St Marks, we often talked about foodie weeks and having local produce and arranging demonstrations and visits to food and drink places, so when we discovered Sedbergh was having a food and drink festival, we were definitely...