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Brunt Knott from Staveley
Introduction to Walk 1555

Photo from the walk - Brunt Knott from Staveley

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Lesser Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Cumbrian walk on the edges of the Lake District National Park starts from the village of Staveley and takes a rather circuitous route to the summit of Brunt Fell. The route needs careful navigation but the rewards are some glorious views. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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