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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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OS Explorer Map OL5
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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Fairfield Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Fairfield

Christine Shepherd walked up on May 15th, 2005 [from/via/route] Patterdale Reached this summit again on 19.6.22 when I did the Fairfield Horseshoe for the fifth time. [with] Rebecca [weather] Hot & sunny - I also reached this summit twice with friends in 2009; once using walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon & once using Walk c247 'The Fairfield Horseshoe'. I then did this last walk again by myself on 26.3.12 & 25.3.18. The Scandale Beck walk was rather eventful as I tripped & broke three ribs just after leaving the summit; a painful walk down to Ambleside!

Shirley Philips has climbed [from/via/route] Ambleside

Tony Halliday bagged on May 28th, 2022 [from/via/route] Circular walk starting at rydal taking in nab scar heron pike rydal fell great rigg Fairfield hart crag dove crag high pike & low pike known as the fairfield circular or round [with] My boarder terrier jimmy boo and George also my wife sal [weather] The weather was warm start dry sunny no wind but cooler on the summit some clouds - A tough circular roughly 11 miles great views over rydal water & Windermere & surrounding fells a brutal start of 3.5 hours of climbing & equally as brutal 3.5 hours of going down ended with a nice couple of pints & the sun came out in all its glory in the beer garden

Ian Ashton hiked on January 15th, 2022 [with] Solo

Geoff Hand summited on November 23rd, 2021 [from/via/route] c266 From Seat Sandal down to Grisedale Hause & upto Fairfield. Was in a Spectre for a couple of minutes but didn't have time to photograph it. [with] Alone with Tess [weather] cloud coming & going. - Set out from Grasmere & headed for Low Mill Bridge. Followed Tongue Gill then cut across to Seat Sandal. Scurried down to Grisedale Hause & then up to Fairfield where the clouds came in. S to Great Rigg & SW to Stone Arthur. From there back to Grasmere.

Pete George conquered on November 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Roco [weather] In the cloud & freezing

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

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

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

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

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

Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield

Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (5)

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)

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)

On the summit of Fairfield

On the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Mike Walker (336)

Approaching Heron Pike with Fairfield beyond

Approaching Heron Pike with Fairfield beyond

Photo: John Holt (3)

The Helevllyn Ridge featuring: Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg and Heron Pike with Steel Fell (mid distance) and Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag  (foreground) from Brownrigg Moss

The Helevllyn Ridge featuring: Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg and Heron Pike with Steel Fell (mid distance) and Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag (foreground) from Brownrigg Moss

Photo: Alan Wainwright (211)

Stone Arthur from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Stone Arthur from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (343)

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)

*Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

*Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (35)

*Codale Tarn (left) and Easedale Tarn from the Blea Rigg ridge with Helvellyn (left), Seat Sandal (centre) and Fairfield (right) on the horizon

*Codale Tarn (left) and Easedale Tarn from the Blea Rigg ridge with Helvellyn (left), Seat Sandal (centre) and Fairfield (right) on the horizon

Photo: Tim Hope (26)

Grisedale Tarn from Fairfield

Grisedale Tarn from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (7)

Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (3)

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Photo: Mike Knipe (141)

Windermere from Low Pike (Scandale) on the way back down from completing The Fairfield Horseshoe

Windermere from Low Pike (Scandale) on the way back down from completing The Fairfield Horseshoe

Photo: Christine Shepherd (118)

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (3)

The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag

The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag

Photo: David Hayter (404)

Grasmere from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Grasmere from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (342)

*Fairfield, Grasmere, Windermere and Coniston Water Sergeant Man

*Fairfield, Grasmere, Windermere and Coniston Water Sergeant Man

Photo: Wayne Hill (65)

Dunmail Raise and Grasmere Village in the valley with Helvellyn (left), Fairfield (centre) and Seat Scandal, Great Rigg and Heron Pike beyond from Lang How

Dunmail Raise and Grasmere Village in the valley with Helvellyn (left), Fairfield (centre) and Seat Scandal, Great Rigg and Heron Pike beyond from Lang How

Photo: David Connolly (5)

Helm Crag, Seat Sandal,  Grisedale Hause, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Stone Arthur, Heron Crag, Nab Scar, Loughrigg and Grasmere above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from the top of High Raven Crag

Helm Crag, Seat Sandal, Grisedale Hause, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Stone Arthur, Heron Crag, Nab Scar, Loughrigg and Grasmere above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from the top of High Raven Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (206)


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