This lovely hike is a must-do in May when a breathtaking display of bluebells transforms the landscape. The climb to the top is well worth the effort, offering stunning views of Crummock Water as a reward.
This scenic circular trail begins with a stroll through the stunning Rannerdale Valley, blanketed with bluebells in May.
Next, the trail follows the beck (stream) around the back of the fell until you reach Grid Ref NY 179 177.
At this point, you turn back and begin the climb up the ridge.
After taking a moment to enjoy the stunning view from the top, the descent takes you down the steep lake side of the fell towards Hause Point.
This portion of the path can be challenging for younger children.
Estimated Total Time: 1 hour (for ascent and descent)
Ideal for: The Heughscar & the Cockpit walk from Pooley Bridge is ideal for individuals and families travelling with dogs, older children, and adults with moderate physical fitness.
This guide should help you plan a safe, enjoyable, easy fell walk on Rannerdale Knotts.
Remember to respect the environment and always put safety first. Happy hiking!
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