Knipescar Common

Tue 5 Aug 2008

Route: Scarside - Knipescar Common - Scarside

Distance: 3.50 miles

Ascent: 300ft

Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

With: On own


Sunny early morning with some high cloud.

I followed A. Wainwright's 'Knipescar Common' walk in his book 'The Outyling Fells of Lakeland' [page 220]

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The Haweswater fells from above Scarside

Thistle, Knipescar Common

Looking over the gorse to High Street

Knipescar with Loadpot Hill in the distance

The Haweswater fells from Knipescar Common

Limestone pavement on the top of Knipescar Common

Looking towards the southeast end of Knipescar Common

Blencathra on the left, Carrock fell on the right from Knipescar

The villages of Bampton Grange and Bampton with the Haweswater fells beyond

Loadpot Hill

The Haweswater fells from Knipescar Common's summit

The North Pennines: Cross Fell, Little Dun Fell and Great Dun Fell

Looking over the River Lowther to Blencathra from Knipescar

The Stone Circle on Knipescar Common would be difficult to spot in the bracken without this post

Knipescar Common from the southeast end

Looking over the wall at the southeast end of Knipescar Common to see Shapbeck Quarry and the North Pennines

An old limekiln, Knipescar Common

Previous Walk: Harrop Tarn (Sun 3 Aug 2008)

Next Walk: Claife Heights (High Blind How) (Fri 8 Aug 2008)

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