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Knott Rigg
556m (1825ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Knott Rigg as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 145)

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59th highest in England,
136th in England & Wales

You can find Knott Rigg & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


See Knott Rigg and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Knott Rigg and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

NB: Whether you print off a copy on to paper or download it to your phone, these PDF Peak Baggers Maps will prove incredibly useful when your are up there on the tops and you cannot get a phone signal!


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You can walk to the top of Knott Rigg by using either of these 2 easy to follow route maps:

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Knott Rigg Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Knott Rigg

David Butterfield walked up on July 22nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Newlands Hause [weather] Cloudy

Richard Marchant climbed on July 18th, 2022 [from/via/route] Started out from the car park at Newland Hause & basically walked up the ridge to Knott Rigg & on to Ard Crags & back to the car the same way. [with] On my Own [weather] Clear hot sunny day with little or no breeze.

Steve Cookson bagged on March 23rd, 2022 [from/via/route] C345 from Little Town [with] Gillie [weather] Sunny & calm

Claire Murray hiked on April 30th, 2022 [from/via/route] Knott Rigg & Ard Crag [with] Vitor - Lovely easy walk

Christine Shepherd summited on May 31st, 2010 [from/via/route] Used walk c345 from Littletown Climbed again via the same route 07.09.21. Climbed from Newlands Hause on 7.6.22 I enjoyed this route up for a change. [with] On my own [weather] Hot & sunny - Began this walk with my friend Karen but she didn't enjoy the vertiginious feeling she got on the ascent so went back.

Claire Kirk conquered on June 2nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] Alone [weather] Warm & dry until lunch, then rain

Richard Fulcher scaled on May 8th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked in the Chapel Bridge car park near Little Town in the Newlands valley. We set off to Rigg Beck & started our ascent of Ard Crags up the valley below Causey Pike. We followed the easy ridge walk along Ard Crags & across to Knott Rigg before taking a sharp right down an initial feint path that gradually descends down the side of the fell to Keskadale farm. We completed the circuit by crossing fields until we reached the single track road that goes to Low High Snab .. following this back to the car. [with] Jen [weather] Light breeze with sunshine & clear views.

Claire Rigg walked up on January 30th, 2022 [with] Heidi [weather] Sunny

Dan Milman climbed on April 12th, 2018 [with] Milly & Jonah [weather] Cool & clear

Tim Winn bagged on August 11th, 2021 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Car Park, Brothers Water [with] Barry [weather] Good

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Knott Rigg

Knott Rigg (foreground left), Buttermere (just poking out) with Red Pike (Buttermere) beyond and Whitelees Pike & Wandope (centre right) from Ard Crags

Knott Rigg (foreground left), Buttermere (just poking out) with Red Pike (Buttermere) beyond and Whitelees Pike & Wandope (centre right) from Ard Crags

Photo: Christine Shepherd (21)

Knott Rigg from the summit of Wandope

Knott Rigg from the summit of Wandope

Photo: A. Wainwright (86)

Causey Pike and Blencathra or Saddleback from Knott Rigg

Causey Pike and Blencathra or Saddleback from Knott Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (90)

Grasmoor, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail, Ard Crags and Knott Rigg from the summit of Wandope

Grasmoor, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail, Ard Crags and Knott Rigg from the summit of Wandope

Photo: A. Wainwright (82)

The summit cairn on Knott Rigg

The summit cairn on Knott Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (516)

Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson

Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (29)

Whiteless Pike from Knott Rigg

Whiteless Pike from Knott Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (91)

Keskadale Farm from Knott Rigg

Keskadale Farm from Knott Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (92)

The summit shelter, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, Buttermere, Grasmoor, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail and Knott Rigg from the summit of Robinson

The summit shelter, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, Buttermere, Grasmoor, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail and Knott Rigg from the summit of Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (30)

Wandope (left), Addacombe Hole and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Knott Rigg

Wandope (left), Addacombe Hole and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Knott Rigg

Photo: Mike Knipe (142)


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