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Walk route map c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere

A walk in The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England

Fabulous views - classic Lakeland

Walk Route Summary:
- Grasmere, Mill Bridge, Little Tongue, Seat Sandal, Grisedale Tarn, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Heron Pike (North Top), Heron Pike, Alcock Tarn, Grasmere.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere Grasmere, Mill Bridge, Little Tongue, Seat Sandal, Grisedale Tarn, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Heron Pike (North Top), Heron Pike, Alcock Tarn, Grasmere The Eastern Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

Grisedale Tarn with St Sunday Crag (centre left) and Fairfield (right)
Photo: Tony Higgs

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Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Fairfield at 873m (2865ft). Fairfield is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (15th in England, 35th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 13). Fairfield is also known as an English Nuttall (18th in England, 40th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (7th in England, 278th in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Great Rigg, 766m (2514ft). Great Rigg is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (62nd in England, 107th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 54). Great Rigg is also known as an English Nuttall (76th in England, 130th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Seat Sandal, 736m (2416ft). Seat Sandal is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (76th in England, 132nd in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 68). Seat Sandal is also known as an English Nuttall (94th in England, 161st in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (24th in England, 507th in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Heron Pike (North Top), 621m (2038ft) - an English Nuttall (234th Eng, 404th Eng & Wal) and Heron Pike 612m (2009ft) - a Wainwright (No. 128) and an English Nuttall (250th Eng, 434th Eng & Wal).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
s
5
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere

In no particular order . . .

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right). Walk route map c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere photo

1. The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)
Photo: Christine Shepherd (116)


Grasmere from the west shore. Walk route map c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere photo

2. Grasmere from the west shore
Photo: Linda Royston (2)


Rydal Head with Fairfield (left) and Hart Crag (right) from Great Rigg. Walk route map c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere photo

3. Rydal Head with Fairfield (left) and Hart Crag (right) from Great Rigg
Photo: Christine Shepherd (112)


Wordsworth's Grave in Grasmere Church Graveyard. Walk route map c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere photo

4. Wordsworth's Grave in Grasmere Church Graveyard
Photo: Stuart Richardson (12)


Sunset from Heron Pike. Walk route map c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere photo

5. Sunset from Heron Pike
Photo: Timothy Towers (8)


The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag. Walk route map c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere photo

6. The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag
Photo: David Hayter (404)


St Sunday Crag from Fairfield. Walk route map c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere photo

7. St Sunday Crag from Fairfield
Photo: David Hayter (315)


Fellow go4awalkers Chris and Alan on Fairfield summit. Walk route map c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere photo

8. Fellow go4awalkers Chris and Alan on Fairfield summit
Photo: Christine Shepherd (115)


Hart Crag from Fairfield. Walk route map c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere photo

9. Hart Crag from Fairfield
Photo: Peter Inglis (6)


Grisedale Tarn. Walk route map c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere photo

10. Grisedale Tarn
Photo: Christine Shepherd (37)



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