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Hardknott Pass

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Hardknott Pass
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From:  Cockley Beck (NY246016)
To:  Eskdale (NY211011)
Distance:  2.4 miles (3.9 km)
County
Cumberland
Highway Authority
Cumbria
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For detailed information about this topic, see Rural Roads - Wrynose and Hardknott Passes
Hardknott Pass from Hardknott Castle (Roman Fort) - Geograph - 546597.jpg

Hardknott Pass is a mountain pass in the heart of the Lake District. It is a popular challenge for drivers as it is one of the steepest through roads in Britain, with a 30% (approx. 1:3) gradient and numerous hairpins.

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Hardknott Pass - Coppermine - 7793.jpgHardknott Pass - 1983 - Geograph - 2238697.jpgHardknott Pass warning - Coppermine - 8889.jpgHardknott Pass from Hardknott Castle (Roman Fort) - Geograph - 546597.jpgHardknott Pass Warning Signs
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