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Fairfield
873m (2865ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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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 highest 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

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

Martin Woods walked up on June 6th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Patterdale - Birks to Fairfield round to Hellvelyn and down to Glenridding [with] Ackers and Crush [weather] Sun, 22 deegrees v.little breeze

John Hanlon climbed on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Rothay Hotel (BadgerBar) [with] solo [weather] Sunny - Wainwright 4of8 on the Fairfield Horseshoe route

Tony Kenny bagged on August 20th, 2011 [with] Kitty

Phil Higgins hiked on June 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Nab Scar (clockwise) [with] Steve Brown [weather] Mixed! - Running Fairfield Horseshoe. 10.49 miles distance. 2:24.

John Bryers summited on July 8th, 2020 [from/via/route] Used route C226.pdf. Parked on Dunmail Raise lower layby and walked down road to Mill Bridge. Due to erosion sign posts took me on the higher route on the Coast to Coast path, thus missing turn at the 2 footbridges. Walked direct to Grisedale Hause and turned left up to top of Seat Sandal. Back to Grisedale Hause and up zig-zag path to summit of Fairfield. Did not find trig point even with good visibility - Has it been removed? UPDATE: Apparently its a plate on the ground! [with] With Mya my faithful 13 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Cloudy with some sun. Cooler on the tops. - Lots of walkers on a Wednesday due to covid-19 still about. Layby before Travellers Rest full!

Andy Buxton conquered on September 27th, 1997 [from/via/route] From Ambleside as start of Fairfield Horseshoe (Low Pike, High Pike, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Heron Pike, Nab Scar) [with] Dan [weather] Cool, clear day, but windy. - Enjoyable route

Jon Bowskill scaled on April 4th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Braeside Saturday went anti clockwise, sunny day but windy with some old snow on summits just under 7 hours with no stops. Long route from Fairfield peak to Rydal. longer than expected. Need to try clockside.. [with] On my own [weather] Warm and sunny - Try clockwise from Rydal

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.

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

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: David Hayter (403)

The Old Man of Coniston beyond Great Rigg from Fairfield

The Old Man of Coniston beyond Great Rigg from Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (4)

Fairfield and Red Screes from Wansfell Pike

Fairfield and Red Screes from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (4)

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)

Storms brewing over St Sunday Crag (far left), Fairfield (left) and Dollywaggon Pike (right) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Storms brewing over St Sunday Crag (far left), Fairfield (left) and Dollywaggon Pike (right) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Photo: Edward Felstead (19)

Grasmere from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Grasmere from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (342)

Myself and Steve Taylor on the top of Fairfield in thick mist

Myself and Steve Taylor on the top of Fairfield in thick mist

Photo: Steve Gilmore (4)

Seat Sandal from Great Rigg on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Seat Sandal from Great Rigg on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (338)

Easedale Tarn and High Raise (Langdale) with Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) beyond from Fairfield

Easedale Tarn and High Raise (Langdale) with Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) beyond from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (8)

Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (1)


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