Knott Rigg Walk
The Knott Rigg Walk is a quick out-and-back adventure in the northwestern part of the Lake District that will take you up a gentle hillside for some stunning views. This family-friendly route features a short overall distance and well-maintained paths, meaning that every person in your party, no matter age or skill level, will be able to enjoy the breathtaking views. This walk is perfectly suited for a speedy weekend adventure when you need ultra-scenic views in a short time frame.
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Route Description for Knott Rigg Walk
Walking the Knott Rigg Trail is a quick, but wonderfully scenic route that can be enjoyed by all Lake District adventurers regardless of skill level. The out-and-back trail sets out from the car park and immediately begins to climb the gentle slope of the hillside to the northeast. Reaching the summit of Knott Rigg, you will have sweeping views of countless rugged fells in every direction and some partial views of Crummock Water to the west. After taking in the sights, retrace your steps down the hillside to return to the car park.
Getting to the Knott Rigg Walk Trailhead
To reach the car park for the Knott Rigg Walk from Buttermere, head east on B5289 for 122 m and make a slight left. Continue on for 1.9 km to arrive at the car park.
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