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Grey Knotts
697m (2288ft)

Walk Grey Knotts walking UK Mountains in The Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England
Grey Knotts Summit

Photograph by Matt Delemare

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Grey Knotts is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL4
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89 and 90
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    Grey Knotts is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

    * Version including the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.





    You can walk to the top of Grey Knotts by using any of these 5 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c442 Great Gable and Green Gable from Honister Hause

    Route Summary: - Honister Pass, Honister Hause, Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Windy Gap, Great Gable, Westmorland Cairn, Beck Head, Beckhead Tarn, Moses' Trod, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Honister Pass.

    Length: 9km (5¾ miles) | Ascent: 731m (2,340ft) | Allow at least: 4½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause

    Route Summary: - Honister Pass, Honister Hause, Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Windy Gap, Great Gable, Westmorland Cairn, Beck Head, Beckhead Tarn, Kirk Fell (East Top), Kirk Fell, Moses' Trod, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Honister Pass.

    Length: 12km (7½ miles) | Ascent: 1,002m (3,289ft) | Allow at least: 6hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c151 Great Gable, Kirk Fell and Hay Stacks from Honister Hause

    Route Summary: - Honister Pass, Honister Hause, Green Crag (Buttermere), Black Beck, Blackbeck Tarn, Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks (Haystacks), Scarth Gap, Ennerdale, River Liza, Black Sail Hut (Youth Hostel), Black Sail Path, Kirk Fell, Kirk Fell (East Top), Beckhead Tarn, Beck Head, Great Gable, Westmorland Cairn, Windy Gap, Green Gable, Gillercomb Head, Brandreth, Grey Knotts, Honister Hause.

    Length: 13.5km (8½ miles) | Ascent: 1,298m (4,260ft) | Allow at least: 7¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c417 Base Brown, Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause

    Route Summary: - Honister Pass, Honister Hause, Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Blackmoor Pols, Base Brown, Mitchell Cove, Green Gable, Windy Gap, Great Gable, Westmorland Cairn, Beck Head, Beckhead Tarn, Kirk Fell (East Top), Kirk Fell, Moses' Trod, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Honister Pass.

    Length: 14.5km (9 miles) | Ascent: 1,208m (3,965ft) | Allow at least: 7½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller, Borrowdale

    Route Summary: - Seatoller, Borrowdale, Strands Bridge, Borrowdale, The Combe, Thornythwaite Fell, Comb Head, Glaramara, Looking Steads (Glaramara), Red Beck, Red Beck Top, Allen Gill, High House Tarn, High House Tarn Top, Allen Crags, Esk Hause, Ruddy Gill, Sprinkling Tarn, Sty Head, Westmorland Cairn, Windy Gap, Green Gable, Gillercomb Head, Brandreth, Grey Knotts, Honister Hause, Honister Pass, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Seatoller, Borrowdale.

    Length: 17km (10½ miles) | Ascent: 1,430m (4,693ft) | Allow at least: 8½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Grey Knotts, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.



    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Grey KnottsFellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Grey Knotts

    Louis Smith walked up Grey Knotts on December 29th, 2018 [weather] mist

    Jill Dean climbed Grey Knotts on September 22nd, 2018 [from/via/route] Honister pass [with] Grez, dexter & me!

    Tony Rogerson bagged Grey Knotts on February 20th, 2018 [from/via/route] Seathwaite Gillercombe Base Brown Gillercombe Head Brandreth Grey Knotts [with] Floss [weather] Sunny

    Christina Lander hiked Grey Knotts on January 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Honister Slate Mine - Moses Trod - Great Geable - Green Gable - Brandreth - Grey Knotts - Honister Slate Mine [with] Dick and Meg [weather] Beautiful sunny day

    John Almond summited Grey Knotts on September 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] go4awalk c417 from Honister Slate Mine - GREY KNOTTS - Brandreth - Base Brown - Green Gable - Great Gable - Kirk Fell - Wainwright 116 [with] Solo [weather] Good, improving throughout the day. Light cloud on summit of Great Gable. - Horrible direct descent from Great Gable via scree/boulder field to Beck Head Tarn, not recommended! Probably better to descend via NW ridge to Beck Head as described in go4awalk walk c417 route description

    Iain Jones conquered Grey Knotts on July 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] Honister Hause (The Wainwright 60 - Day 1 (Ennerdale)) [with] Graeme High

    Nick Dobson scaled Grey Knotts on June 24th, 2017 [from/via/route] Honister pass car park to Brandreth then back over Grey Knotts [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Dry and breezy with cloud cover - A nice easy walk with no difficulty.

    Chris Sheard walked up Grey Knotts on October 14th, 2004 [from/via/route] Across from Honister [with] George & Baz [weather] Wet horrid blustery and cloudy - Blacksail was a gem to aim for

    Chris Bramley climbed Grey Knotts on March 26th, 2017 [from/via/route] honister [with] jacqui, blake and janet [weather] warm sunny skies

    Elaine Evans bagged Grey Knotts on December 2nd, 2016 [from/via/route] From Honister slate mine to Grey Knotts then on to Brandreth. [with] Sue [weather] Fine, clear and mild. - Patchy areas of snow - deep in places.

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    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Grey Knotts

    Looking NW from Grey Knotts above Honister Slate Mine to Fleetwith Pike (left) and Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) on the other side of the valley

    1. Looking NW from Grey Knotts above Honister Slate Mine to Fleetwith Pike (left) and Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) on the other side of the valley
    Photo: Stephen Turner (1)

    Dale Head (Newlands), Honister Pass and Grey Knotts from Hindscarth Edge

    2. Dale Head (Newlands), Honister Pass and Grey Knotts from Hindscarth Edge
    Photo: Chris Haselden (33)

    Robinson towering above Honister Pass from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

    3. Robinson towering above Honister Pass from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts
    Photo: Matt Delemare (26)

    Grey Knotts (left) Seatoller and Base Brown (right) from Green Gable

    4. Grey Knotts (left) Seatoller and Base Brown (right) from Green Gable
    Photo: Mike Jennings (9)

    Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

    5. Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts
    Photo: William Ringwood (43)


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