Steel Knotts

Also known as:Pikeawassa - Steel Knotts
Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Wainwright and Birkett
(also Fellranger, Synge, and Tump)
Height:432m
Maps:OL5(S) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY440181         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock outcrop - photos
Daylight:dawn 04:10, sunrise 05:00, sunset 21:34, dusk 22:25
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".

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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, john09cw, 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 29 properties offering rooms near Steel Knotts. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£225-803 per week
6.0km (3.7 miles) away, sleeps 6
2
£82-118 per night
5.0km (3.1 miles) away
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£260-529 per week
1.2km (0.8 miles) away, sleeps 2

Photo by Elizabeth Oldham and is our copyright. For more information about this photo, including on copyright, see the photo's home page.

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