Steel Knotts

Also known as:Pikeawassa - Steel Knotts
Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
Classification:Wainwright and Birkett
(also Fellranger, Synge, and Tump)
Maps:OL5(S) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY440181         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock outcrop - photos
Daylight:dawn 07:41, sunrise 08:25, sunset 15:45, dusk 16:30
External links:Wikipedia

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Steel End rising to Pikeawassa
Steel End rising to Pikeawassa

The summit of Steel Knotts is a rock tor with the wonderful name of Pikeawassa. Wainwright said that as a result Steel Knotts "may well claim to have the sharpest summit in Lakeland as [Pikeawassa] is so acute that only very agile walkers will be able to stand upon it".

Why not try walking up this hill using one of our walks:

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: russellporter12, adgl, DukeNukem, NickiG, Hannahfw (twice), Boss_keloid, gallowshill, Strangerclur, Sylwia J Kociemba, gilly_3886, Andrew McKillop, DuncanG22, frothyraptor, JordWill, fellwalker68, chrisfry35 (x3), vinmac, john09cw, spookyfish, drsylvester68, fizzerfox, JamieL, daleheadged, CarlandHay, Mikew92 (twice), Ginty (x4), AGJ64, wolfgangb, jegger, walsh581, Susanna, beth, StevetheRover, shane1974, gbh, springfishblue (twice), and ScoutScarShuffler.

If you need accommodation we have details of 16 properties offering rooms near Steel Knotts. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£395-1618 per week
4.9km (3.1 miles) away, sleeps 6
£65-111 per night
5.0km (3.1 miles) away
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£369-2172 per week
1.2km (0.8 miles) away, sleeps 6

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