ONE Wainwright walk: Rannerdale Knotts
Time: 1 - 2 hours (plus the time to visit the bluebells in the valley below)
Parking: free roadside spaces above Buttermere on the road heading up to Newlands Hause or, alternatively, pay for parking in Buttermere or visit by bus.
|Rannerdale Knotts from the 'Bluebell Valley' (May 2021)|
|The path along the ridge as seen from below Whiteless Pike|
4) As you approach the end of the ridge, where the highest point (at 1165') stands, the path climbs over a small crag before continuing on to the rocky summit area. There are some excellent views, especially to the south-east, across Buttermere.
|On the top of Rannerdale Knotts|
|Looking over Crummock Water towards Mellbreak|
|Grasmoor to the north-east|
|Buttermere to the south-east|