Shipman Knotts and Kentmere Pike
617 Metres of Ascent
Time 4 Hours
Distance 11.2 km
Not quite having time to tackle the whole Kentmere Horseshoe we set our sights on attempting Shipman Knotts and Kentmere Pike. We ran out of time to go further up to Harter Fell – for another day! Great shame as we had done all the hard work.
There was still snow around but it was a glorious day and a highly recommended half day trip on the Far Eastern Fells.
1. From Kentmere village follow lanes leading N to Brockstones.
2. At top of steep lane head R on good track signed for Stile End and continue E to top of pass. Leave track and take path N to Shipman Knotts.
3. Continue N, then NW, by wall on broad ridge to Kentmere Pike.
4. Trace your steps back towards Shipman Knotts and follow the path south towards Overend.
Spotted a mother and daughter just next to our vintage car taking us back to Staveley
Make sure you Stop off at Wilf’s cafe on the way back in Staveley and treat yourself to a well earnt bite to eat.