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Hard Knott Pass Cumbria
England

Hard Knott pass is one of the steepest roads in England, reaching a gradient of 33% (1:3) in places. With hair-pin bends and unguarded drops, this single track road is not for the faint hearted. Part way up, there is the Hardknott Roman fort..

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Tags: lake district; hard knott; hills; cumbria; england
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