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The Knott
739m (2425ft)

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


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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

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

Paul Ward walked up 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 on August 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Car Park, Brothers Water [with] Louise and Barry [weather] Good

Phil Higgins bagged 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.

John Bryers hiked on July 11th, 2021 [from/via/route] Parked at Cow Bridge car park near Hartsop. Set off at 8:45am in low mist & light rain. Walked along bridleway towards Patterdale & veared upwards along a track to Boredale Hause. Turning right to Angletarn Pikes. Walked to top of each pike to make sure I'd completed the Wainright. continued along easy paths East of tarn to Brock Crag. Continued along clear path to The Knott. [with] With Mya my faithful 14 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Light rain & mist across most tops at start of walk. Cleared to be a lovely warm day overall.

Richard Marshall summited on May 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] RM super route from Martindale 19 miles 6300ft ascent [with] Roxy & Bo [weather] Showers,fog, sun & very wet underfoot

Tony Kenny conquered on July 20th, 2011 [from/via/route] From High Street [with] Kitty

Claire Kirk scaled on July 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park [with] Phil [weather] Dull at first, sunny later.

Adrian Howard walked up on September 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Car park

Andrew Johnson climbed on November 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Hartsop [weather] Beautiful day, clear skies.

Robin Thorne bagged during May, 2018 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast Walk [with] Jon Thorne [weather] Sunny

Richard Marchant hiked during July, 1988 [from/via/route] This was a two week trip Whilst walking the Coast to Coast footpath from St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay & this particular day I camped overnight next to Angle Tarn. The next day I took in the Wainwrights of Angletarn Crag, The Knott, Rampsgill Head, Kidsty Pike & descended to Haweswater & merrily made my way along on the C2C walk where I met my good friend Ray Collins from Sunderland & we are still walking together most of the time to this day. [with] On my own for this trip [weather] Mainly fine weather for the two weeks - It was on this trip I met my life long good friend Ray Collins from Sunderland

Victoria Bates summited on September 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] c297 with Wether Hill & Loadpot Hill [with] Mark

Tom Mcbeath conquered on November 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Hartsop Fold lodges to Boredale House, Anglepike Tarn & the onto The Knott [with] Ursula [weather] Very windy on top with clouds being blown over the top from the south - Views were more impressive by the fact that you got glimpses of the scenery through gaps in the cloud.

Elaine Evans scaled on October 30th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Hartsop via Hayeswater Gill to filter house & then the summit of The Knott, continued to Rampsgill Head, High Raise & Kidsty Pike, returned to Hayeswater & back to Hartsop via Hayeswater Gill. [with] Sue, Christine and Mark [weather] Fog, fog & more fog! Occasional glimpse of sunshine. Cold but dry. - Four peaks in a very short time. Shame we missed out on the views again - maybe next time!

Christina Lander walked up on June 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Martindale - Steel Knotts - High Raise - Kidsty Pike - Rampsgill Head - The Knott - Rest Dodd - Angletarn Pikes - Beda Fell - Martindale [with] Dick [weather] A perfect sunny day on the fells

Caroline Winter climbed on April 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] Parked Hartsop & climbed to H. Dodd, Stony Cove Pike, Thresthwaite Mouth (snow on descent), stiff climb up to Thorthwaite Crag, High Street, The Knott, followed beck to car. Sunny & amazing views all day, hazy at times. Gentler ascent reverse route [with] Becky & Dave (met on route)

Paul Macey bagged on August 17th, 2017 [weather] Sunny becoming cloudy & windy

Beth Webster hiked on June 17th, 2017 [with] Hannah phillips & Cocoa

Andrew Chrimes summited on July 3rd, 2006 [from/via/route] From Hartsop CP, Pasture Bottom, Threshthwaite Mouth, High Street (Roman Road) Return via The Knott & Hayeswater Ghyll [with] Gary Chrimes [weather] Fine & Warm - Highest peak reached before Helvellyn

Wayne Baxter conquered on June 16th, 2017 [from/via/route] Mardale HD, up Rough Crag to High Street, Knott, Rampsgill HD, High Raise, Kidsty Pike, down to Kidsty Howe, Mardale HD [with] Sue, [weather] Very sunny & hot at the start Just reach the peak low cloud cane & that was it for the day

Phillip Bulley scaled on May 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] via Rampsgill Head [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Sunny but windy.

Chris Sheard walked up on June 29th, 2003 [from/via/route] From Patterdale along past Angle Tarn [with] Cadets [weather] Cool & calm some sunshine - Good day enjoyed teaching

Leon Harvey climbed on January 8th, 2017 [with] Solo

Emily Sharratt bagged on November 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Hartsop [with] John Smith [weather] Deep snow. - Sledged down Rest Dodd.

Nick Dobson hiked on October 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] very cloudy as the walk progressed with higher tops having no views - Intention was to to do High Street today plus 3 others but settled for the Knott due to weather.

Darren Gallagher summited on June 23rd, 2009 [from/via/route] C2c

Mark Davidson conquered on February 3rd, 2005 [with] Mike [weather] Bit grey & cold - but not bad for February

Michael Nolan scaled on September 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] walk c114

Adrian Sherriff walked up on September 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] c159

Anthony Scott climbed on September 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park, Hartsop [weather] Cool & cloudy morning then 16 degrees & sunny spells

John Almond bagged on August 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] go4awalk c159 - solo walk from the Old Martindale Church - Angle Tarn - Brock Crags - The Nab - Rest Dodd - The Knott - Rampsgill Head - Kidsty Pike - High Raise - Red Crag [weather] Good

Craig Steeland hiked on August 5th, 2016 [from/via/route] Haweswater [with] Sue and Jake [weather] Warm, sunny & light winds

Richard Fulcher summited on July 12th, 2016 [from/via/route] High Street [with] Alone [weather] Chilly - Met a group of Australians doing the coast to coast & helped them find their way.

Colin Egan conquered on April 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] Continuation from High Street [with] My wife Faith and friends John & Jo Cocker [weather] Cold, raining clearing but very windy

Charlie Housley scaled on January 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] All the way from The Nab!! [with] Darren, Candy and Roxy. [weather] The weather had deteriorated a lot by the time we started to leave The Nab. In fairness were ready for it, as the MWIS forecast had predicted it. However, by the time we reached the summit conditions were a white out, with winds approximately 50-60mph & temperatures, with the wind chill, down to around -16c. Despite this, it was absolutely exhilarating, & although we were extremely close to Rampsgill Head, we decided that discretion was the better part of valour & headed back down.

Tony Rogerson walked up on May 5th, 2010 [from/via/route] Angle Tarn Camp from Howtown [with] John [weather] High cloud

David Baines climbed on May 19th, 2015 [from/via/route] Hartsop/Hayeswater [with] Alone [weather] Light Showers - This is a good way onto High Street & the surround fells giving you lots of options to bag several Wainwrights in a day.

Bay Wan bagged on September 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Start from car park in Hartsop, donations for car park go to the school [with] Cocoa Pops [weather] Cloudy but mild, some wind

Jim Powell hiked on May 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Whilst doing the coast to coast [with] Brother inlaw james [weather] Sunny fine

Claire Lloyd summited on April 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Hartsop via Hayeswater [with] Family

Tracey Cowell conquered on May 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Kidsty Pike [with] solo [weather] sunny & cloudy - Good views of the Ullswater fells inc Helvellyn ridge , Dove Crag, Fairfield & St.Sunday's Crag.

David Noble scaled on March 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] Christy Bridge [with] Jack [weather] 40mph winds rain & sleet

Clive Ward walked up on February 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Mardale Head, Rough Crag, Riggindale, High Street, Knott, Ramsgill Head, High Raise, Kirsty Pike, Kirsty Hows [with] Ben, Graham [weather] Fairly cold, snow from about half way. Below cloud then in bright sun. - Fantastic views - inversion. Golden eagle above Riggindale

Simon Neilson-Clark has climbed [from/via/route] Started here with a pull up from Homtow via Steel Knots Path a bit irregular [with] Mr H [weather] Sun & cloud - Alex just at Uni so saw here Sat night so drove up 2 hours to Howton on Sat morning

Kevin Parnham bagged on September 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Rest Dodd & main path from Boredale Hause to High Street [with] Jo [weather] warm & sunny - lots of people around but summit to ourselves

Keith Eastman hiked on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] c159

Jon Mapp summited on May 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] go4awalk route c251 [with] Suzzanne [weather] Cold & slightly windy but no rain - walked 9 wainwrights & 18.5 miles

John Tippins conquered on April 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Kevin O'Hare [weather] Full cloud cover, windy & quite cold

Joanne Mcgawley scaled on April 13th, 2014 [with] Rich [weather] Windy but dry - 9.65 miles

Steve Frank walked up on January 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] Brotherswater [with] Jackie Frank [weather] Snow on tops

Harry Meijer climbed on June 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] The Martindale Skyline [with] The Lake District Walker

Martin Leighfield bagged on September 12th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast [weather] Dry & Sunny

Martin Hobson hiked on October 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] The Eastern Martindale Fells (GR 436192)

Dave Eyes summited on April 10th, 2011 [from/via/route] from Thornthwaite Crag & High strret [with] Southport Fellwalkers - Francis walk [weather] bright & sunny

Peter Harris has conquered [from/via/route] Patterdale

Iain Taylor scaled on March 6th, 2011 [from/via/route] Nr Howtown (NY 43577 19207)

Les Wrightson walked up on October 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] c159 from Howtown [with] work mates [weather] sunny / dry

Christine Knowles climbed on September 23rd, 2012 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy

Christine Shepherd bagged 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.

Darren Mortimer hiked on May 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny

Stephen Littlewood summited on June 13th, 2009 [from/via/route] from Hartsop

Mary Brownlow conquered on June 30th, 2008 [from/via/route] shap [weather] clear

Adrian Roberts, Peter Thwaites, Wendy Sockett, Jane Wilkinson, Dale Sexton, Angela Moroney, Andrew Martin, Mr M A Blanchard, David Watson, Jo Dixon, Alan Fowler, Louise Sandwith, David Shaw, Peter Clark, Steven Woodroffe, Edward Wells, Karen Mountain, David Butterfield, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Jonathan Tobin, Paul Booth, David Hickin, Louis Smith, Mark Smith, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, John Cuthbert, Derek Parkin, Phyllis Mcgibbon, G Philpott, Patrick Buckland, Wendy Sockett, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, Chris Bramley, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'hara, Libby Burns and Rebecca Hardy have all walked, climbed & bagged The Knott.

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

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit

Photo: Gordon Horrocks (8)

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)

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)

The Knott (Stainton Fell) from Birkby Fell

The Knott (Stainton Fell) from Birkby Fell

Photo: Gordon Horrocks (7)

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

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

Photo: Christine Shepherd (332)

The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells) summit cairn

The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells) summit cairn

Photo: Andy Lyons (19)

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 (Dunnerdale Fells)

The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Photo: Andy Lyons (23)

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) summit trig point

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (604)

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 (Stainton Fell) from White Pike (Birkby Fell)

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

Photo: Gordon Horrocks (9)

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)

Broughton from The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Broughton from The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Photo: Andy Lyons (20)

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit cairn

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit cairn

Photo: David Elliott (9)


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