Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere

Fabulous views of Grasmere - the descent off Heron Pike is down steep grass


Route outline for walk c216:

Grasmere  -  River Rothay  -  Grasmere (A591)  -  Stone Arthur  -  Great Rigg  -  Rydal Fell (Heron Pike North Top)  -  Heron Pike  -  Butter Crag  -  Alcock Tarn  -  Brackenfell  -  Dove Cottage  -  Grasmere (A591)  -  Grasmere



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Dove Cottage in Grasmere was William Wordsworth's home between1799 and 1813.

William Wordsworth is buried in St Oswald's Church in Grasmere.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Great Rigg at 766m (2514ft). Great Rigg is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (62nd highest in England, 107th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 54). Great Rigg is also known as an English Nuttall (76th highest in England, 131st highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Rydal Fell (Heron Pike North Top) at 621m (2038ft). Rydal Fell (Heron Pike North Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (231st highest in England, 402nd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere

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Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Snowdrops emerging in Grasmere - spring is on the way!

Snowdrops emerging in Grasmere - spring is on the way!

Photo: Mike Knipe (214)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Grasmere from the lower slopes of Stone Arthur

Grasmere from the lower slopes of Stone Arthur

Photo: Jamie Caryl (2)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Grasmere Church

Grasmere Church

Photo: Stuart Richardson (11)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - The rocky outcrop on the summit of Heron Pike on The Fairfield Horeshoe

The rocky outcrop on the summit of Heron Pike on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (347)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - 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)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Rydal Mount

Rydal Mount

Photo: David Wright (265)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - The famous Waterfalls at Rydal Hall

The famous Waterfalls at Rydal Hall

Photo: Wayne Hill (38)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Grasmere

Grasmere

Photo: David Wright (263)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Helm Crag from Stone Arthur

Helm Crag from Stone Arthur

Photo: David Hayter (318)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Autumn colours near Grasmere

Autumn colours near Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (14)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Photo: Jamie Caryl (3)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Helm Crag & Steel Fell (left), Grasmere Village & Dunmail Raise (centre) and Seat Sandal (right) beautifully reflected in Grasmere

Helm Crag & Steel Fell (left), Grasmere Village & Dunmail Raise (centre) and Seat Sandal (right) beautifully reflected in Grasmere

Photo: David Hayter (415)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Fairfield from Heron Pike

Fairfield from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (6)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Photo: Philip Butler (5)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Rydal Beck at Rydal Hall

Rydal Beck at Rydal Hall

Photo: David Wright (264)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Great Rigg (left) Fairfield (centre) and Dove Crag (right) from Heron Pike

Great Rigg (left) Fairfield (centre) and Dove Crag (right) from Heron Pike

Photo: Jamie Caryl (1)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Stone Arthur from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Stone Arthur from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (343)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Temperature Inversion in the Rydal Valley from near Heron Pike

Temperature Inversion in the Rydal Valley from near Heron Pike

Photo: John Holt (2)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Grasmere Lake

Grasmere Lake

Photo: Bryan Auty (4)

Walk c216 Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Photo: Edward Felstead (1)


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