Arnside Knott

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The walk first climbs to the triangulation point at Arnside Knott, which gives extensive views of Morecambe Bay and the Lake District Hills, before descending to visit Arnside Pele Tower. A stroll along an ancient way and woods follows, to arrive at the shore, where there is a choice of a walk along the shore or continuing through the woods before walking along the promenade and climbing back to the start.

England - North England - Cumbria - Morecambe Bay

Features

Birds, Castle, Great Views, Hills or Fells, National Trust, Pub, River, Sea, Toilets, Wildlife
14/03/2014 - Graham Brookes

A doggy paradise! Suitable for all sizes of dog with freedom to roam on the foreshore, in woodlands or over pasture. Towards high tide, I recommend that you keep to the woodland cliff path to avoid clambering up or down short stretches of steep cliff that may be difficult for dogs (and us too) to negotiate. Also care needs to be taken occasionally on the narrow cliff path here as a dog may possibly slip over the edge - dog lead suggested. At Arnside Tower (waypoint 10) there is a squeeze stile (next to a ladder stile and kissing gate) that may be awkward for large dogs to negotiate. However this can be circumvented by a gate that is currently openable (Mar 2014).

14/03/2014 - Graham Brookes

An excellent half day stroll with lots of variety and interest - coastal walking on beach and cliff edge, woodland, sea views, hill scenery and peaceful in spring with daffodils on verges and in the woods. Mainly flat with one uphill giving wonderful views over Morecambe Bay and the southern Lakes - if only the Knott hadn't been covered by mist on the day I visited!

26/06/2012 - tony kitchen

WP5 Grid ref:SD456774Lat:54.190079Long:-2.8349361 Be aware there are several paths down the hillside and one in particular very close to the edge due to erosion, which seems to have been deliberately blocked off by branches . Recommended take the path slightly higher away from the edge.

30/07/2011 - phil djokic

A walk with plenty of variety, a hill, woodland, history and a lovely walk along the beach. Thankyou walkingworld for another great walk.

04/10/2004 - Ian Homewood

An excellent walk with good clear directions. You should note however that care needs to be taken when traversing the hillside overlooking Arnside Tower. The path is narrow and at times close to the edge, with many exposed roots.

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