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Walks in Bampton Valley

This developing page provides a range of local walk options in Bampton Valley.

Please revisit as we extend the Sunday Strolls, Dog Walks and Wainwrights listed online with directions, photos and downloadable GPX files (suitable for those who use a mapping application such as OS Maps, OutdoorActive or AllTrails.

Knipe Scar

Knipe Scar features in Wainwright's Outlying Fells ("the mile long green terrace along the rim of the Scar is a most delightful ramble") and given its position above the Valley is the basis of Bampton Valley Community Pub's logo.

Moderate - Distance: 4.5 miles (7.4km), Ascent: 580 ft (172m)

Knipe Scar Map
Knipe Scar Elevation

Waypoint 1

If you're not staying at The Mardale, park at Bampton Village Hall. It's free but there's an honesty box on the building wall where a donation of £2 would be much appreciated!

There's also an EV charging point available courtesy of

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