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Bowland Knotts from Cross of Greet Bridge
Introduction to Walk 2437

Photo from the walk - Bowland Knotts from Cross of Greet Bridge

Region - Forest of Bowland

County/Area - Lancashire & North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.4 miles / 12 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 4 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

The wild country on the Lancashire Yorkshire provides for some interesting walking and this route follows the ridge of high ground west from Bowland Knotts to Raven's Castle. The walk needs careful navigation but offers some wonderful panoramas north towards the Yorkshire Dales and the Big Three. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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