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School Knott & Grandsire from Ings
Introduction to Walk 1463

Photo from the walk - School Knott & Grandsire from Ings

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Lesser Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 950 feet / 288 metres

Time - 4 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Lake District walk includes two minor summits to the east of Windermere. The route offers some outstanding views and generally sees few walkers. Ideal for day when the cloud base is low although a fine day will reward with better views. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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