Knipescar Common

Wed 16 May 2012

Route: Scarside - Knipescar Common - Scarside

Distance: 3.50 miles

Ascent: 300ft

Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

With: Anne


A short evening walk.

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

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Start of the track to Scarside

A glimpse of Haweswater from above Scarside

The Haweswater fells from the common

Looking towards the southeast end of Knipescar Common

The village of Bampton Grange from Knipescar

The Stone Circle on Knipescar Common, the post helps you find it

Limestone pavement

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

Knipescar Common from the southeast end next to the old limekiln

The old limekiln, Knipescar Common


Previous Walk: Skiddaw (Sun 13 May 2012)

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