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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 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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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

Carl Tillotson walked up on August 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Route 266 [with] June [weather] Sunny, very wind at top of Seat Sandal and Fairfield

Andrew Flynn climbed on August 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Nicola [weather] Sunny

Paul Ward bagged on April 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] Started from Wild Campsite near Hartsop [with] Jamie

Jeremy Torrance hiked on July 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Duncan

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

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

Phil Higgins walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged 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

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

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)

Nab Scar summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Nab Scar summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (349)

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)

Great Rigg and Fairfield from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg and Fairfield from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (344)

Cloud on The Fairfield Horseshoe from near High Sweden Bridge

Cloud on The Fairfield Horseshoe from near High Sweden Bridge

Photo: Janice Hyde (1)

The Central Fells and Seat Sandal (right) from the summit of Fairfield

The Central Fells and Seat Sandal (right) from the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Christine Shepherd (114)

Steve Taylor and Ian Matthews Golledge looking back over Ambleside & Lake Windermere as we ascended Nab scar and on up to Fairfield

Steve Taylor and Ian Matthews Golledge looking back over Ambleside & Lake Windermere as we ascended Nab scar and on up to Fairfield

Photo: Steve Gilmore (5)

Storms developing over Fairfield (left) and Dollywaggon Pike (right) from Brownend Plantation, Grisedale

Storms developing over Fairfield (left) and Dollywaggon Pike (right) from Brownend Plantation, Grisedale

Photo: Edward Felstead (17)

*Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Fairfield

*Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (36)

St Sunday Crag (left), Fairfield (right) and Grisedale Hause from Seat Sandal

St Sunday Crag (left), Fairfield (right) and Grisedale Hause from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (312)


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