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Fairfield
873m (2865ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Fairfield as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered




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English Mountain
15th highest in England,
35th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 13)

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English Nuttall
18th highest in England,
40th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
7th highest in England,
280th in Great Britain

Walk Fairfield walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Rob Barklamb

Fairfield is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Fairfield Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Fairfield

Kevin Foster walked up on October 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] Great Rigg. [with] Henry. [weather] Sunny with broken high cloud. - What can you say about this Lakeland horseshoe classic that hasn't been said before? Delightful approach, relatively easy climbing, great views in all directions. The perfect Lakeland round with the added bonus of bagging Little Hart Crag and Red Screes at the end which were off piste of the regular route.

Andrew Johnson climbed on October 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rydal [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy

Richard Marchant bagged on July 29th, 2010 [from/via/route] This route taken was the Heart of the Lakes Rydal Round Fell Race route as I took part in the said named fell race that day starting from the Ambleside Lakeland Sports Show and finishing back there. [with] On my own but with a number of other fell runners taking part in the Heart of the Lakes Rydal Round Fell Race from Ambleside Lakeland Sport Show. [weather] Sunny day with white fluffy clouds, nice cool breeze. - First time for me to do a big fell race in the Lakes.

Joe Mccusker hiked on July 13th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rydal [with] Paula, Alfie and Lily. [weather] Sunny - Tough coming down

John Tippins summited on October 25th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started from Patterdale car park. Walk c235 from go4awalk.com [with] Solo [weather] Windy with very low cloud and chilly on top. Walking in cloud most of the day - poor visibility. - Did it again on 26.10.2108 (c266 go4awalk.com)

Alan Jolly conquered on May 10th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Ambleside as part of Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Denis Jolly [weather] Sunny on the way out and sleet and rain on the way back

Liz Sheerin scaled on June 24th, 2016 [from/via/route] Ambleside - Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Neil

John Almond walked up on July 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] c247 The Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - FAIRFIELD - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - Wainwright 138 [weather] Hot, cloudy at times. - Stayed on the ridge from Low Pike, missing out High Sweden Bridge

Lucy Perchard climbed on May 17th, 2018 [from/via/route] Done as part of the Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Tony [weather] Lovely but very windy - Great views over to Helvellyn and Striding Edge which we'd walked the previous September

Simon Myerscough bagged on October 6th, 2007 [from/via/route] C230 [with] Alan Glasgow & Andy Gill (Shaun's Ambleside weekend) [weather] Sunny & warm

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Fairfield

Nab Scar summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Nab Scar summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (349)

Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg and Fairfield from Rydal Park

Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg and Fairfield from Rydal Park

Photo: Wayne Hill (39)

Great Rigg from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (341)

Stone Arthur from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Stone Arthur from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (343)

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (122)

Fairfield from Hole Rake below Wetherlam

Fairfield from Hole Rake below Wetherlam

Photo: George White (27)

Seat Sandal from Great Rigg on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Seat Sandal from Great Rigg on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (338)

Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (1)

My wife just below High Pike (Scandale) during a temperature inversion on the Fairfield Horseshoe

My wife just below High Pike (Scandale) during a temperature inversion on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Photo: Mike Frith (1)

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Photo: Mike Knipe (141)


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