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Name:The Knight
Hill number:3831
Height:552m / 1811ft
Parent (Ma):2561  Place Fell
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Birkett, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 40425 17634
Summit feature:outcrop
Drop:6m
Col:546m  NY403175  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Survey:obvious summit
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After Low Birk Fell and Birk Fell. Fine rocky promontory, which does have a similar profile to Cnicht in Snowdonia from certain angles.Wheelsy29/10/2019
FOLLOWED BIRKETT'S ROUTE FROM SANDWICK OVER LOW BIRK FELL, BLEABERRY KNOTT, THE KNIGHT, HIGH DODD AND SLEET FELL. LOST PATH IN HEAD-HIGH BRACKEN ON INITIAL ASCENT AND TOOK 40 MINS. TO COVER 1K UP LOW BIRK FELL. GOOD WALK AFTER THAT WITH VIEWS OVER GLENRIDDING BUT CLOUD COVERING HIGHER FELLS.BURGESS17/07/2019
From Place Fell with Eileenjohnjennison07/08/2018
From Patterdale. Round How>Place Fell>The Knight>High Dodd>Sleet Fell>Winter Crag>Beda Fell>Heck Crag>Angletarn Pikes>Stony Rigg. Then back to Patterdale. 12 miles roughly. 3500+ft ascent.RichieRambler23/06/2018
Sandwick - Low Birk Fell - Bleaberry Knott - THE KNIGHT - High Dodd - Sleet Fell. Nice solo morning walk, great views over Ullswater to Helvellyn rangecitygent09/05/2018
Done with Richard T taking in Low Birk Fell, Birk Fell, The Knight, Place Fell, High Dodd and Sleet Fell. Day started with rain and poor visibility that improved with clouds / mist lifting and sunshine.falunty18/04/2018
Cow Bridge-Hartsop-Boredale Hause-Round How-Place Fell-High Dodd-The Knight-Birk Fell(Bleaberry Knott)-Low Birk Fell then down to path along the side of Ullswater & back towards Patterdale. Continued on path towards Hartsop then over footbrige onto to track to A592 & back to Cow Bridge. On own.MorecambeMonkey11/03/2018
with Phil WLittledave29/01/2018
Short round of 5 hills. Route same as gerrybowes. Outcrop here but no-one's rebuilt the cairn.jonglew29/09/2017
On to Place FellWeather Prophet10/05/2017
Down from Place Fell before going to High Dodd.bevandy11406/04/2017
Parked on wide, firm grass verge at end of surfaced road in Sandwick at 423196 (Space for 6-7 cars) – After ascent of Low Birk Fell & Birk Fell, intermittent path to the obvious top which no longer features a summit cairn. Continued to High Dodd & Sleet Fell. (PM)gerrybowes15/03/2017
3rd of the day from Sandwick with GB. High Dodd next.bolton15/03/2017
Place Fell Birketts from PatterdaleAjm031004/10/2016
On the place fell windy walkTobo196929/09/2016
With Rachel, a full round of the summits on Place Fell, only just below cloud basebardolph16/06/2016
We had a quick 3km walk to Aria force and back,. As this wasn't enough, we drove over to Patterdale and walked up to Place Fell. The plan was to come down the west face, however, since the weather was terrible and we couldn't see at all, we decided to take the more obvious path off the north face back down to Scalehow wood, and walked along Ulswater back to Patterdale. Since we were soaked, we had a beer in Brother Water Inn and warmed up by the fire before heading home. 4hr: 12km (15km); 840mByronHaywood01/05/2016
from sandwick 3rd top solo walk following birkett routecolinfielding07/04/2016
After all the rain and floods sunshine!!jocks127/12/2015
Parked Sandwick. A round of the Birketts and Wainwright on Place Fell. Set off late, after 1230, overcast and drizzly but cloud above summits, just. Got back to car as it got dark, nearly blown off Place Fell summit. Nice round.Mark T23/11/2015
Round of Place Fell, Beda Fell and Angle Tarn Pikes including Synges and Birketts from Patterdale 508 bus stop - 4,000'.Eddie17/10/2015
Parked in Sandwick.Jacqdaw09/09/2015
CJ BW MJ KJ SW JWchrisj196528/08/2015
A round from SandwickHavenchris29/07/2015
Birkett's MAR2.clivevilla09/05/2015
With Pete as part of his 50th birthday weekendRiver-Girl08/05/2015
From Howtown on route to Place Fellrfoster16/04/2015
With Mike Parsons and Sue on a lovely day.Phreerunner29/09/2014
With G. From Sandwick > Low Birk Fell > Birk Fell > The Knight > Place Fell > Round How > Beda Head > Winter Crag > Sandwick.RT197015/09/2014
With Bev and Emma in driving rain.simon and co02/08/2014
From Sandwick (road to the east where the track starts). Going via High Dodd, this is a doddle. (Sorry)moorsman20/06/2014
Easy parking by the church at Martindale 3855, 3574, 3831, 3680, 3857 a fine round.destaylor26/04/2014
Birkett route MAR1CaralynR20/04/2014
start Howtown, beautiful sunshineadrianpatten17/10/2013
With Glen en route to Place Fell.iredale12/06/2013
Place Fell Round MAR 1 from Sandwick.Sid11/06/2013
(Walkers With) My own (Parking Point) Patterdale - Boredale Hause - Place Fell - Birk Fell - THE KNIGHT - Lakeside Path - Side Farm - Patterdaleredbob01/03/2013
Missed it and had to run back. Glorious day.jaggedlakes27/02/2013
Low Birk Fell, Birk Fell, The Knight, Place Fell, High Dodd, Sleet Fellronaldo33324/11/2012
The Knight and then on to Place Fell. Walk continued on to Angletarn Pikes and Beda Fell (Beda Head) before descending to Sandwick and walking along to east side of Ullswater back to Patterdale.knarf08/11/2012
Bagged on the way back up to Place fellrobert23/10/2012
Birketts 2nd roundDave Geere29/09/2012
With Joy. From Patterdale up west face to The Knight and down via Boredale Hause.daveapotter05/07/2012
From Sandwick via Birk FellAnduril02/05/2012
Ascent from and return to Glenridding via Patterdaleastokes16/10/2011
Birkett's MAR1 route without Place Fell: Sandwick - Low Birk Fell - Birk Fell - The Knight - High Dodd - Sleet Fellbenarbia_808/10/2011
W Jenx, Aid, Rosie and Tim - from Sandwich, over all interesting points on place fell, esp the brill Knights peak....nordicstar13/08/2011
Hot day. sunbathed!Smeggers02/07/2011
Sandwick Sleet Fell High Dodd Place Fell The Knight Birk Fell Low Birk Fell SandwickAndy Hirst15/06/2011
Debs and GoskaMountain Goat02/04/2011