Duration: 3 hours

After you leave the Inn turn left on to the road and follow the road, you will pass the Youth Hostel and Wha House Farm, just after the farm there is a bridge, carry on over the bridge and up to the red telephone box at the foot of Hardknott Pass.

This is where the climb starts, keep going over the cattle grid, you will then see a sign on the right hand side that reads Hardknott Fort 400 metres follow the sign.

As you are climbing look at the views of the valley – on a good day you can see down to the coast, as well as Harter Fell and the Eskdale Horseshoe.

This walk will take approximately 3 hours for the return trip.