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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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Wainwright
(No. 145)

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English Dewey
59th highest in England,
134th in England & Wales

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OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


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1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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

Darren Wilson walked up on November 25th, 2020 [from/via/route] Knott Rigg & Ard Crag [with] Lone [weather] Beautiful day

Stuart Rigby climbed on September 29th, 2020 [from/via/route] Newlands Hause car park [with] Mandy Rigby [weather] Sunny Clear very few clouds hardly any breeze.

Dave Eyes bagged on September 29th, 2020 [from/via/route] Parked at Newlands Hause. Walked up the ridge to Knott Rigg and then on to Ard Craggs. returned by same route. [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Lovely Sunny Day - Brilliant Views

Andrew Flynn hiked on August 8th, 2020 [from/via/route] c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End [with] Nicola [weather] Very very sunny - Ran out of water with approx 7 miles to go. A lot of lessons learnt that day.

Andy Buxton summited on October 30th, 1988 [from/via/route] From Newlands Hause [with] Rachel and Dan [weather] Fine, dry & cold - Short, simple walk

Simon Myerscough conquered on December 9th, 2019 [from/via/route] C345 from Little Town [with] Joanne Myerscough [weather] Lovely day, bright, cold and dry very breezy at top

Andrew Johnson scaled on November 25th, 2019 [from/via/route] Newlands Pass [with] Tom and Ted [weather] Misty

Charlotte Hill walked up on August 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Newlands Hawes with Paul, Lewis and Alex. Left family at Knot Rigg [with] Paul, Lewis and Alex [weather] Dry

David Richards climbed on August 10th, 2010 [with] Fran and Tinker [weather] Sunny

Simon Boddy bagged on July 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] My girlfriend [weather] Very warm and sunny

Lucy Perchard hiked on May 15th, 2018 [from/via/route] Up from Keskadale and then along the Ard Crags Ridge [with] Tony [weather] Dull but dry - Felt very small walking along the ridge in the shadow of the much higher and impressive Coledale Horseshoe ridge

Richard Beardsley summited on May 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked route c345. Veered off slightly at the start, (missed the sign for Keskerdale 3/4 mile), got back on route but took 5 hours to complete. [with] Gillian [weather] Sunny, beautiful day.

Christina Lander conquered on June 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Little Town - Rowling End - Causey Pike - Scar Crags - Ard Crags - Knott Rigg - Newlands Hause - Robinson - High Snab Bank - Little Town [with] Dick [weather] A perfect sunny day on the high fells

Vic Royle scaled on April 6th, 2018 [with] Team Wiggle [weather] see ard craggs - the neverending peak

John Tippins walked up on March 29th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started at Newlands Pass. [with] Solo [weather] Bright, sunny day and warm enough to walk in a t-shirt, if you're hardy.

Rachel Willan climbed on February 17th, 2018 [from/via/route] Newlands [with] Jacob and Mark [weather] Sun then hail

Chris Sheard bagged on September 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] Up from Newlands pass [with] Alan [weather] Wild force 6 with blustery showers and hail - Very steep up and long gracefull ridge with great views over the valley

Derek Parkin hiked on April 2nd, 2016 [from/via/route] Car Park [with] Lynn Parkin [weather] brezzy

Richard Marshall summited on August 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] Volkan and Bo [weather] Sunny

Neil Bennett conquered on August 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] Walked from Newlands Hause en route to Ard Crags. [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett. [weather] Overcast and blustery with sun breaking through.

Andrew Chrimes scaled on July 27th, 2009 [from/via/route] Newlands Hause CP [with] Solo [weather] Drizzle

Craig Steeland walked up on June 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Newlands Hause car park [with] Sue [weather] Dry and cool with absolutely ferocious winds

Wayne Baxter climbed on April 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] Little Town, Kesadale farm, Knott Rigg, Ard Crags, Aikins Knott, Birkrigg & Little Town [with] Sue ,Wendy & Trevor [weather] Cloudy and raining at first with sun later

Anthony Thorpe bagged on March 11th, 2017 [with] Sean [weather] Misty

John Almond hiked on January 25th, 2017 [from/via/route] go4awalk c345 - From car park near Little Town [with] Solo [weather] Sunny with strong winds on tops - Still a couple of storm damaged footbridges missing over Keskadale Beck

Mark Davidson summited on June 9th, 2003 [with] Alone [weather] Lovely and sunny

John Walter conquered on October 5th, 2016 [from/via/route] BUttermere [with] Ramblers [weather] Good - Should have done Ard Craggs as well but wind conditions not good.

Nick Dobson scaled on August 1st, 2016 [from/via/route] Robinson summit down past High Snockrigg and Newlands Hause [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] sunny - someone wanted to return via the road, however she made the effort.

Anthony Scott walked up on July 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] buttermere [with] me [weather] Exceptional! Hot and sunny

Clive Ward climbed on June 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] See Hindscarth

Elaine Evans bagged on June 2nd, 2016 [from/via/route] From old quarry near New Town, followed road up past Keskerdale Farm to Moss Force before ascending Knott Rigg, then followed ridge to Ard Crags, descended to river and followed river back to the bridge near where the car was parked [with] Sue [weather] Beautiful, dry, warm and sunny with an occasional welcome cool breeze. - Ben chased by a sheep on way up Knott Rigg, so funny, but poor Ben!

David Noble hiked on October 31st, 2015 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] Kelly and Jack [weather] Overcast claggy and rainy but warm no views

Phillip Bulley summited on September 6th, 2015 [from/via/route] Newlands Hause [with] Judith and Toby. [weather] Sunny and windy.

Steve Frank conquered on August 16th, 2015 [from/via/route] Buttermere

Keith Eastman scaled on August 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] c345

Christine Knowles walked up on June 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] from Newdale Hause [with] Graham [weather] Sunny.

Graham Coules climbed on May 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] Knott Rigg and Ard crags from Little Town, Newlands valley [with] Dale [weather] Sunny spells and warm

Jacqueline Debbie Tonks bagged on April 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] Newlands Hause [with] Pete Tonks [weather] Clear views, cold wind.

Sandra Wallace hiked on April 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ard crags [with] Ian [weather] See ard crag - See ard crag

Harry Meijer summited on June 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ard Crags Evening Walk [with] The Lake District Walker

Chris Bramley conquered on January 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ard crags [with] Daz, Harry

Gill Watson scaled on October 27th, 2010 [with] Gill

Raymond Barnett walked up on October 16th, 2013 [with] self [weather] wet

Doug Martin climbed on September 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Disused quarry Ard Crags Knott Rigg and on to High Snockrigg down to Buttermere [with] Brampton Fellwalkers [weather] Low misty cloud which eventually cleared. Very little wind coupled with reasonable temperature gave rise to hot sweaty climbs. - Black Diamond Beer in the Trout - dark and fruity.

Darren Mortimer bagged on July 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Warm and sunny

Kevin Parnham hiked on June 9th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Little Town via Keskerdale Farm [with] Jo and Charlotte [weather] overcast - stiff climb right up the nose of the fell

Tony Aspden summited on May 20th, 2010 [from/via/route] Swinside Farm to Burnthwaite Farm [with] Andy [weather] Sunny

John Cave conquered on May 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] From Road to Knott Rigg then along ridge to Ard Crag [with] Ann, John & Jenny Parkin [weather] Windy, mist, sunny, some sleet on top, lunch in sunshine.

Iain Taylor scaled on April 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Stoneycroft NY23286 21215

Dale Verrall has walked up [from/via/route] Little town - Walk number C345 [with] Les & Amber [weather] Nice afternoon

Simon Smith climbed on November 27th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Little Town and included Ard Crags. [with] Sue, Imogen, Josie & Eddie. [weather] Very windy - had to crawl at the summit!

Charlie Housley bagged on July 9th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Newlands Hause. [with] Solo. [weather] Gloomy and overcast with the threat of heavy rain...which never appeared, thank goodness,

Christine Shepherd hiked on May 31st, 2010 [from/via/route] Used walk c345 from Littletown [with] On my own [weather] Hot and sunny - Began this walk with my friend Karen but she didn't enjoy the vertiginious feeling she got on the ascent so went back.

Maxine Down, David Kelley, Melanie Dunn, Ian Gate, David Watson, Louis Smith, David Shaw, David Laws, Jacqui Smith, Elaine Grayson, Louise Sandwith, Jonathan Tobin, Mike Wilson, Patricia Dilley, Linda Mckeogh, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Adrian Roberts, Michael Nolan, Tracey Cowell, Paul Booth, Rob Barklamb, Tracey Cordes, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, Paul Stevens, John Cuthbert, Victoria Bates, Stephen Millington, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'hara and Linda Walker have all walked, climbed & bagged Knott Rigg.

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

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)

Keskadale Farm from Knott Rigg

Keskadale Farm from Knott Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (92)

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)

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)

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)

The summit cairn on Knott Rigg

The summit cairn on Knott Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (516)

Whiteless Pike from Knott Rigg

Whiteless Pike from Knott Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (91)

Causey Pike and Blencathra or Saddleback from Knott Rigg

Causey Pike and Blencathra or Saddleback from Knott Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (90)


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