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Knott Rigg and Ard Crags from Newlands Hause
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Photo from the walk - Knott Rigg and Ard Crags from Newlands Hause

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District North Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A short Lake District ridge walk that includes two Wainwrights. Surrounded by higher fells, the ridge between Ard Crags and Knott Rigg offers some wonderful Lakeland scenery. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Ard Crags, Knott Rigg. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North Lakeland

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