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The Knott
739m (2425ft)

The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record The Knott as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 66)

Walk The Knott walking UK Mountains in The Far Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

The Knott Summit

Photo: Robert Hall

You can find The Knott & 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):

OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


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

90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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

See The Knott 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!


Not familiar with The Knott?

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You can walk to the top of The Knott by using any of these 7 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c249 The Knott and Angletarn Pikes from Patterdale

Excellent high level route with good views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9ml (14.5km)
Ascent:2,619ft (798m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c128 The Hayswater Round from Hartsop

Popular mountain walk

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:3,843ft (1,171m)
Time:8 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c159 The Nab and Rest Dodd from Christy Bridge

Long mountain walk over multiple tops

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 12.5ml (20km)
Ascent:3,769ft (1,149m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c272 High Street and Angletarn Pikes from Brothers Water

Fantastic high level ridge walk

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 12.5ml (20km)
Ascent:3,889ft (1,185m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head

Superb high level route with great views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 14.5ml (23km)
Ascent:3,364ft (1,025m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown

Fantastic high level walk with glorious views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 14.5ml (23km)
Ascent:4,555ft (1,388m)
Time:9.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 9 Icon (Very Hard)
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Walk c155 The Knott and Place Fell from Patterdale

Long high level route with fine views of Ullswater

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 15.5ml (25km)
Ascent:4,293ft (1,308m)
Time:10 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 9 Icon (Very Hard)

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

Simon Boddy walked up The Knott on May 28th, 2023 [from/via/route] Hartsop Fold [with] My girlfriend [weather] Sunny

James Hughes climbed The Knott on May 7th, 2023 [from/via/route] Kidsty Pike from Haweswater on Coast to Coast [with] Solo [weather] Beautiful day, clear, warm. blue skies & no wind. - Part of Coast to Coast, descent into Patterdale

Angeline Grieveson bagged The Knott on February 23rd, 2023 [with] Dotty

Ian Ashton hiked The Knott on November 19th, 2022 [with] With JPH

John Ramsbottom summited The Knott on June 2nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Howtown, walk c159 Camped under Angletarn Pikes [with] Lola [weather] Sunny weather - solo walk with Lola

Christine Shepherd conquered The Knott on April 12th, 2007 [from/via/route] From Hartsop using walk c128 [with] My daughter Rebecca [weather] Bright & sunny - Climbed this summit again on my own on 15.4.09 using walk c159 from Christy Bridge. Climbed again from Hartsop on 20.4.22

Simon Burgess scaled The Knott on October 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Hartsopp with Brock Crag

Paul Ward walked up The Knott on August 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] Started from Howtown Hotel Bonscale Pike, [with] Jamie [weather] Dry, overcast with strong winds on tops.

Tim Winn climbed The Knott on August 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Car Park, Brothers Water [with] Louise and Barry [weather] Good

Phil Higgins bagged The Knott on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Early morning run from Patterdale, Angle Tarn, High Street, Thornthwaite Crag, Stoneycove Pike to Kirkstone. [with] Steve Brown [weather] Glorious, with temperature inversion early on. - An early start run with Steve. m 15.53 km. 1055m of height gain. 2hrs 17 mins moving time. Plus High Street, Thornthwaite Crag, Stony Cove Pike, to Kirkstone Pass Inn.

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

Knott End Farm from the lowere slopes of The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Knott End Farm from the lowere slopes of The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Photo: Andy Lyons (22)

Rest Dodd (centre), The Knott and Rampsgill Head (left) from The Nab (Martindale)

Rest Dodd (centre), The Knott and Rampsgill Head (left) from The Nab (Martindale)

Photo: Robert Hall (16)

The Knott (Stainton Fell) from White Pike (Birkby Fell)

The Knott (Stainton Fell) from White Pike (Birkby Fell)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (332)

Broughton from The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Broughton from The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Photo: Andy Lyons (20)

The Knott (Stainton Fell) from Birkby Fell

The Knott (Stainton Fell) from Birkby Fell

Photo: Gordon Horrocks (7)

Penny Crag Wood and Knott End Farm from the lowere slopes of The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Penny Crag Wood and Knott End Farm from the lowere slopes of The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Photo: Andy Lyons (21)

The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Photo: Andy Lyons (23)

The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells) summit cairn

The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells) summit cairn

Photo: Andy Lyons (19)

Brock Crags (left), The Knott and Gray Crag (right) from Hartsop Dodd

Brock Crags (left), The Knott and Gray Crag (right) from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Philip Butler (7)

Looking back to Yoadcastle  from the summit of The Knott (Stainton Fell)

Looking back to Yoadcastle from the summit of The Knott (Stainton Fell)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (599)

The Knott (Stainton Fell) from White Pike (Birkby Fell)

The Knott (Stainton Fell) from White Pike (Birkby Fell)

Photo: Gordon Horrocks (9)

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit trig point

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (604)

The Dunnerdale Horseshoe - featuring Stickle Pike (Dunnerdale Fells), Great Stickle, The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells) and Raven's Crag

The Dunnerdale Horseshoe - featuring Stickle Pike (Dunnerdale Fells), Great Stickle, The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells) and Raven's Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (161)

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit cairn

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit cairn

Photo: David Elliott (9)

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit

Photo: Gordon Horrocks (8)


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