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Silver Knott & Muncaster Fell from Irton Road
Introduction to Walk 1668

Photo from the walk - Silver Knott & Muncaster Fell from Irton Road

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Lesser Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Nigel Armistead

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Time - 3 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Lake District linear walk in the western sector of the National Park offers some wonderful views and should be completed at a leisurely pace. The route uses the steam operated Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway to the return to the start. 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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