Arnside Knott is a 520 foot limestone hill and nature reserve near Arnside. Owned by the National Trust and part of the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it offers great views of the Lake District fells and is a haven for wildlife.
The limestone landscape offers a variety of habitats including grassland and woodland. It is one of a handful of sites in England home to a colony of Scotch Argus butterflies, seen in large numbers during late July and August. From late April to May the area is famous for its fantastic orchids.
A route map of an easy 2-mile walk around Arnside Knott can be downloaded from the National Trust website.
Map showing location of Arnside Knott.