Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside

Fabulous high level route


Route outline for walk c230:

Ambleside  -  Rydal  -  Nab Scar  -  Heron Pike  -  Rydal Fell  -  Great Rigg  -  Fairfield  -   Rydal Head  -  Hart Crag  -  Dove Crag  -  Little Hart Crag  -  Scandale Pass  -  Red Screes  -  Snarker Pike  -  Ambleside.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
8
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
7
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
2
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Fairfield at 873m (2865ft). Fairfield is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (15th highest in England, 35th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 13). Fairfield is also known as a English Nuttall (18th highest in England, 40th highest in England & Wales). Fairfield is also classified as a English Marilyn (7th highest in England, 280th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Hart Crag at 822m (2698ft). Hart Crag is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (33rd highest in England, 63rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 27). Hart Crag is also known as a English Nuttall (40th highest in England, 75th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Dove Crag at 792m (2599ft). Dove Crag is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (47th highest in England, 85th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 38). Dove Crag is also known as a English Nuttall (56th highest in England, 104th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Red Screes at 776m (2547ft). Red Screes is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (56th England, 98th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 49), a English Nuttall (68th highest in England, 120th highest in England & Wales); Great Rigg at 766m (2514ft). Great Rigg is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (62nd highest in England, 107th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 54) and a English Nuttall (76th highest in England, 130th highest in England & Wales); Snarker Pike at 644m (2114ft). Snarker Pike is known as a Bridget.; Little Hart Crag at 637m (2091ft). Little Hart Crag is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (154th highest in England, 263rd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 119) and a English Nuttall (206th highest in England, 356th highest in England & Wales); Rydal Fell at 621m (2038ft). Rydal Fell is known as a Bridget.; Heron Pike at 612m (2009ft). Heron Pike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 128) and a English Nuttall (249th highest in England, 433rd highest in England & Wales); Nab Scar at 450m (1477ft). Nab Scar is classified as a Wainwright (No. 190)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL5 & OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside

In no particular order . . .

*Derwent Water with Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

*Derwent Water with Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Lesley Line (1)

Lumb Hole waterfall

Lumb Hole waterfall

Photo: Philip Hemsworth (4)

Threecliff Bay, The Gower Peninsula

Threecliff Bay, The Gower Peninsula

Photo: Roy Crogan (165)

Denver Village

Denver Village

Photo: Jean Betts (81)

Footbridge at Coe Burn

Footbridge at Coe Burn

Photo: David Wright (87)

Coombes Edge

Coombes Edge

Photo: Gordon Leather (54)

The Quiraing on the lower slopes of Meall na Suiramach

The Quiraing on the lower slopes of Meall na Suiramach

Photo: Andy Malcolm (203)

Walking along Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Walking along Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (117)

On Heron Pike - with a view all the way from Lake Windermere to Morecambe Bay

On Heron Pike - with a view all the way from Lake Windermere to Morecambe Bay

Photo: Chris Rybka (1)

Ecton Hill summit trig point

Ecton Hill summit trig point

Photo: Michael Davidson (51)

Lyme Park in Winter

Lyme Park in Winter

Photo: Keith Selby (2)

The Ingleton Waterfalls - Thornton Force

The Ingleton Waterfalls - Thornton Force

Photo: Alex Malcolm (14)

Souther Fell summit cairn with Blencathra (or Saddleback) (distance) and Bannerdale Crags in the background

Souther Fell summit cairn with Blencathra (or Saddleback) (distance) and Bannerdale Crags in the background

Photo: Alan Wainwright (108)

Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell from Nab Scar

Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell from Nab Scar

Photo: Christine Shepherd (110)

Ullswater and Great Mell from Red Screes

Ullswater and Great Mell from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (66)

The Helvellyn Ridge featuring Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge from Fairfield

The Helvellyn Ridge featuring Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge from Fairfield

Photo: Mike Walker (334)

The Nine Arches Viaduct with the Column of Liberty, Gibside Country Estate on the horizon from The Red Kite Trail near Winlaton Mill, Gateshead

The Nine Arches Viaduct with the Column of Liberty, Gibside Country Estate on the horizon from The Red Kite Trail near Winlaton Mill, Gateshead

Photo: David Wright (168)

Sugarloaf Hill (Malverns) from the top of Malvern (Worcestershire Beacon)

Sugarloaf Hill (Malverns) from the top of Malvern (Worcestershire Beacon)

Photo: Eric Byrd (3)

Rydal Beck at Rydal Hall

Rydal Beck at Rydal Hall

Photo: David Wright (264)

Crossing Jaggers Clough

Crossing Jaggers Clough

Photo: Ian Windle (40)

Kesick with Skiddaw beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Kesick with Skiddaw beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Justine Dixon (1)

Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Cofa Pike near the summit of Fairfield

Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Cofa Pike near the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Rob Barklamb (3)

*360 Degree Panorama from the summit of Red Screes

*360 Degree Panorama from the summit of Red Screes

Photo: Andy Malcolm (86)

The Consiton Fells from Black Fell (Black Crag)

The Consiton Fells from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (52)

Hay Bluff from Lord Hereford's Knob (Twmpa)

Hay Bluff from Lord Hereford's Knob (Twmpa)

Photo: Alex Oldridge (1)

Forces Falls, Swindale Beck (Swindale Common)

Forces Falls, Swindale Beck (Swindale Common)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (200)

Dutton Locks on the Weaver Navigation (River Weaver)

Dutton Locks on the Weaver Navigation (River Weaver)

Photo: Jimmy Wakefield (4)

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)

Wet Sleddale Reservoir

Wet Sleddale Reservoir

Photo: Christine Shepherd (343)

Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes

Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes

Photo: Andy Malcolm (85)

Hart Crag summit cairn

Hart Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (328)

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (339)

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: David Hayter (315)

Dovestones Reservoir from Bramley's Cot

Dovestones Reservoir from Bramley's Cot

Photo: David Leak (10)

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Photo: Dave Blanchard (3)

Approaching a false summit on Mynydd Moel

Approaching a false summit on Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (62)

Easter Tor from White Hill (Hethpool)

Easter Tor from White Hill (Hethpool)

Photo: Ian Leighton (81)

Great Rigg from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (341)

Rydal Mount

Rydal Mount

Photo: David Wright (265)

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (327)

Fellow go4awalkers Chris and Alan on Fairfield summit

Fellow go4awalkers Chris and Alan on Fairfield summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (115)

Rough Tor from Brown Willy

Rough Tor from Brown Willy

Photo: Liz Slater (3)

Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top), Great Rigg, Rydal Head and Fairfield from Hart Crag

Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top), Great Rigg, Rydal Head and Fairfield from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (329)

Styal Cross, Styal Country Park

Styal Cross, Styal Country Park

Photo: Andrew Garnett (3)

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)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Trum y Ddysgl from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Trum y Ddysgl from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Photo: David Zuckerman (9)

Temperature Inversion in the Rydal Valley from near Heron Pike

Temperature Inversion in the Rydal Valley from near Heron Pike

Photo: John Holt (2)

Rydal Water and Grasmere from the shoulder of Nab Scar

Rydal Water and Grasmere from the shoulder of Nab Scar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (15)

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (340)

High Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from Dove Crag

High Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell (3)

The view towards Patterdale from Hart Crag

The view towards Patterdale from Hart Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (117)

The summit of Little Hart Crag in deep snow

The summit of Little Hart Crag in deep snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (6)

Rydal Water (centre) with Lake Windermere (top left) and Grasmere (right) from Nab Scar on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Rydal Water (centre) with Lake Windermere (top left) and Grasmere (right) from Nab Scar on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (350)

Looking down to Alcock Tarn from near Heron Pike with Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell beyond

Looking down to Alcock Tarn from near Heron Pike with Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (111)

The Edale Valley during a temperature inversion - as seen from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

The Edale Valley during a temperature inversion - as seen from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Photo: David Hague (3)

Heron Pike (North Top) summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Heron Pike (North Top) summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (346)

On the summit of Fairfield

On the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Mike Walker (336)

Careyburn Bridge across Carey Burn

Careyburn Bridge across Carey Burn

Photo: Ian Leighton (105)

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Photo: David Hayter (152)

Leigh Place Pond near Godstone

Leigh Place Pond near Godstone

Photo: Deborah Stringer (2)

Chelmsford YHA members on Fairfield looking to Helvellyn, Striding Edge and Catstycam

Chelmsford YHA members on Fairfield looking to Helvellyn, Striding Edge and Catstycam

Photo: Judi Friend (2)

Lad's Leap

Lad's Leap

Photo: Joanna Lyon (8)

Rydal Head with Fairfield (left) and Hart Crag (right) from Great Rigg

Rydal Head with Fairfield (left) and Hart Crag (right) from Great Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (112)

Grisedale Tarn from Fairfield

Grisedale Tarn from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (7)

Loch Mullardoch

Loch Mullardoch

Photo: Ronnie Clayes (3)

Sitting on Dove Crag summit cairn in the snow

Sitting on Dove Crag summit cairn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (470)

Greasley Hollow from the ruined Mareknowles Farm

Greasley Hollow from the ruined Mareknowles Farm

Photo: Harry Starkey (39)

Castlerigg Stone Circle nr Keswick

Castlerigg Stone Circle nr Keswick

Photo: Glynn Trueman (6)

Char Dub

Char Dub

Photo: Kevin Finn (28)

*Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Fairfield

*Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (36)

Rydal Hall

Rydal Hall

Photo: Stuart Richardson (9)

Lightning Hill from Wether Law (Teviothead)

Lightning Hill from Wether Law (Teviothead)

Photo: Ian Leighton (32)

Cwm Idwal featuring Glyder Fawr (left), Twll Du or The Devil's Kitchen (centre) and Y Garn (right)

Cwm Idwal featuring Glyder Fawr (left), Twll Du or The Devil's Kitchen (centre) and Y Garn (right)

Photo: Don Williams (5)

Lake Windermere and Ambleside from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike

Lake Windermere and Ambleside from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike

Photo: Chris Pearson (1)

The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Photo: Andy Lyons (23)

Fairfield from Hart Crag

Fairfield from Hart Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (5)

Loch Linnhe appearing out of the mist from the top of Ben Nevis

Loch Linnhe appearing out of the mist from the top of Ben Nevis

Photo: Chris Fairfowl (2)

The Robert Dixon Memorial on Striding Edge

The Robert Dixon Memorial on Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (17)

The start of the Longdendale Trail in Hadfield

The start of the Longdendale Trail in Hadfield

Photo: Christine Shepherd (795)

Patterdale and Ullswater from Boredale Hause

Patterdale and Ullswater from Boredale Hause

Photo: Stephen Collins (22)

South from Fairfield

South from Fairfield

Photo: Glynn Trueman (1)

Llyn Bochlwyd from Tryfan

Llyn Bochlwyd from Tryfan

Photo: Will Davidson (7)

Farne Islands, Blackrocks Point, Bamburgh Lighthouse and Harkess Rocks from near Budle Point

Farne Islands, Blackrocks Point, Bamburgh Lighthouse and Harkess Rocks from near Budle Point

Photo: Steve Clements (5)

The bealach at Ludsgill Sware between Pike Fell and Scawd Bank

The bealach at Ludsgill Sware between Pike Fell and Scawd Bank

Photo: Ian Leighton (71)

The Cannon Kissing Gate allowing access into Chatsworth Park from Baslow

The Cannon Kissing Gate allowing access into Chatsworth Park from Baslow

Photo: Russell Hubbard (12)

Loughrigg Fell and Rydal Water from Nab Scar

Loughrigg Fell and Rydal Water from Nab Scar

Photo: Christine Shepherd (109)

Tinto from Lamington Hill

Tinto from Lamington Hill

Photo: Mike Knipe (182)

Dartmoor Ponies near Devonport Leat

Dartmoor Ponies near Devonport Leat

Photo: Jon Eckersall (14)

Shire Hill from Old Glossop

Shire Hill from Old Glossop

Photo: Norman Howarth (1)

The Three Men of Gragareth

The Three Men of Gragareth

Photo: Christine Shepherd (75)

Lake Windermere from Snarker Pike summit

Lake Windermere from Snarker Pike summit

Photo: Chris Pearson (5)

Elidir Fawr and Cwm Dudodyn from Foel-goch

Elidir Fawr and Cwm Dudodyn from Foel-goch

Photo: Peter Scholes (8)

Longknowe Hill, White Hill (Hethpool), Easter Tor, Newton Tors, Hare Law, Hethpool, Great Hetha, and Ring Chesters from East Laddie's Knowe

Longknowe Hill, White Hill (Hethpool), Easter Tor, Newton Tors, Hare Law, Hethpool, Great Hetha, and Ring Chesters from East Laddie's Knowe

Photo: Ian Leighton (84)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Photo: Heather Walsh (3)

Me & my shadow approaching Great Rigg in the snow

Me & my shadow approaching Great Rigg in the snow

Photo: Sandra Littlewood (8)

Glenridding Dodd from Heron Pike

Glenridding Dodd from Heron Pike

Photo: David Hayter (332)

Walker Barn Methodist Church

Walker Barn Methodist Church

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (32)

Robin Hood (Crookdale) summit cairn

Robin Hood (Crookdale) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (280)

Rainbow in Weardale

Rainbow in Weardale

Photo: John Bragg (1)

Path up to Craig Cwm Amarch from Craig Cau

Path up to Craig Cwm Amarch from Craig Cau

Photo: Gerald Murphy (107)

Waterfall on Middle Black Clough

Waterfall on Middle Black Clough

Photo: Brian Davidson (9)

The famous 'kissing' Wain Stones

The famous 'kissing' Wain Stones

Photo: Norman Howarth (5)

Grasmere from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Grasmere from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (342)

The Cairn at the top of Coire na Tulaich on Buachaille Etive Mór

The Cairn at the top of Coire na Tulaich on Buachaille Etive Mór

Photo: Donald Kane (4)

Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag and St Sunday Crag from Dove Crag

Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag and St Sunday Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (326)

Approaching Heron Pike with Fairfield beyond

Approaching Heron Pike with Fairfield beyond

Photo: John Holt (3)

Ill Bell and Froswick from Sleddale Forest

Ill Bell and Froswick from Sleddale Forest

Photo: Mike Knipe (130)

Snow on Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Snow on Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Timothy Towers (2)

The Kirkstone Pass from Snarker Pike summit

The Kirkstone Pass from Snarker Pike summit

Photo: Chris Pearson (4)

Nant Paradwys waterfall

Nant Paradwys waterfall

Photo: Colin France (12)

View from Rothbury Terraces

View from Rothbury Terraces

Photo: David Wright (85)

Sunset from Heron Pike on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Sunset from Heron Pike on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (348)

Windermere from Heron Pike

Windermere from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (7)

Gordale Scar

Gordale Scar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (127)

Holford Combe

Holford Combe

Photo: Brett Horrigan (1)

Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (64)

Blackbeck Tarn with Great Gable towering beyond from Hay Stacks

Blackbeck Tarn with Great Gable towering beyond from Hay Stacks

Photo: Mike Knipe (159)

Dog Hill (Rishworth Moor) summit trig point

Dog Hill (Rishworth Moor) summit trig point

Photo: Gordon Leather (48)

The Langdale Pikes from Elter Water

The Langdale Pikes from Elter Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (126)

Selborne Village

Selborne Village

Photo: Clive Estherby (2)

Gazeley Village Green (on The Icknield Way), near Newmarket

Gazeley Village Green (on The Icknield Way), near Newmarket

Photo: Shara Higgins (52)

Stone Arthur from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Stone Arthur from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (343)

Stanton in Peak Cricket Club

Stanton in Peak Cricket Club

Photo: Craig Carter (78)

Climbing Thorpe Cloud

Climbing Thorpe Cloud

Photo: Brian Lunn (4)

Photo: Roy Crogan (113)

The Transmitter on the top of The Wrekin

The Transmitter on the top of The Wrekin

Photo: Martin Howard (1)

The Cheshire Countryside near Statham

The Cheshire Countryside near Statham

Photo: Richard Llewellyn (5)

Brothers Water and Hartsop from Dove Crag

Brothers Water and Hartsop from Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell (2)

Sennan Cove, Land's End

Sennan Cove, Land's End

Photo: Ruth Swales (5)

Water hole on Wolfscote Hill

Water hole on Wolfscote Hill

Photo: Don Ritchie (27)

St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag

St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (331)

The famous Waterfalls at Rydal Hall

The famous Waterfalls at Rydal Hall

Photo: Wayne Hill (38)

Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (332)

The paved path between Brown Knoll and South Head (Hayfield)

The paved path between Brown Knoll and South Head (Hayfield)

Photo: Simon Jacks (9)

Hart Crag

Hart Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (4)

Manod Mawr (North Top), Manod Mawr and Manod Bach from Moel Penamnen

Manod Mawr (North Top), Manod Mawr and Manod Bach from Moel Penamnen

Photo: Dafydd Morgan (48)

Lake Windermere from Snarker Pike

Lake Windermere from Snarker Pike

Photo: Chris Pearson (3)

Lord's Seat in the snow from Edale Station

Lord's Seat in the snow from Edale Station

Photo: Mike Hart (8)

Arten Gill Beck railway viaduct

Arten Gill Beck railway viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (166)

Glyder Fawr summit

Glyder Fawr summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (58)

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

Photo: David Hayter (294)

Sunset from Heron Pike

Sunset from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (8)

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Photo: John Holt (1)

Craig Cwm Silyn & Craig Pennant from Bwlch Dros-bern

Craig Cwm Silyn & Craig Pennant from Bwlch Dros-bern

Photo: David Zuckerman (25)

Looking back up Pike Hill from near Sedbusk

Looking back up Pike Hill from near Sedbusk

Photo: Ian Lawrence (8)

Farmland near Rowarth with Kinder Scout in the background

Farmland near Rowarth with Kinder Scout in the background

Photo: Richard Hooper (15)

*The Old Man of Coniston (left) and The Scafell Massif from Fairfield

*The Old Man of Coniston (left) and The Scafell Massif from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (37)

Easter Tor, Newton Tors and Hare Law from Black Bog (Haddon Hill)

Easter Tor, Newton Tors and Hare Law from Black Bog (Haddon Hill)

Photo: Ian Leighton (87)

The River Usk

The River Usk

Photo: Ken Muirhead (6)

Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (8)

Grisedale Hause, Dollywaggon Pike (centre), Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge (far right) from Great Rigg

Grisedale Hause, Dollywaggon Pike (centre), Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge (far right) from Great Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (316)

High Pike from Dove Crag

High Pike from Dove Crag

Photo: Raymond Brown (28)

Beezley Falls, The Ingleton Waterfalls

Beezley Falls, The Ingleton Waterfalls

Photo: Andy Roberts (5)

Fairfield summit cairn with Windermere in the distance

Fairfield summit cairn with Windermere in the distance

Photo: Christine Shepherd (113)

Pen-y-ghent summit wind shelters in a little bit of snow

Pen-y-ghent summit wind shelters in a little bit of snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (18)

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Photo: John Fox (2)

Pool on The Hangers Way

Pool on The Hangers Way

Photo: Clive Estherby (5)

Helsby Hill from Snidley Moor Wood

Helsby Hill from Snidley Moor Wood

Photo: Derek Brindley (21)

Dove Crag from Scandale Pass

Dove Crag from Scandale Pass

Photo: Chris Pearson (11)

Walking through Weathermore Copse on a lovely spring day

Walking through Weathermore Copse on a lovely spring day

Photo: Peter Inglesfield (13)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (116)

Dumyat trig point and summit beacon

Dumyat trig point and summit beacon

Photo: Peter Schofield (4)

Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)

Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)

Photo: Peter Ingham (7)

The Old Man of Coniston beyond Great Rigg from Fairfield

The Old Man of Coniston beyond Great Rigg from Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (4)

Grasmere from Nab Scar

Grasmere from Nab Scar

Photo: Peter Inglis (9)

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)

Windermere from Heron Pike

Windermere from Heron Pike

Photo: Jamie Caryl (5)

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Dorsal Finn (109)

Windermere and Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Windermere and Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (65)

The Nab (Martindale) from Beda Head (Beda Fell)

The Nab (Martindale) from Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Photo: Stephen Collins (17)

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)

In Spout Wood

In Spout Wood

Photo: Gordon Rees (12)

Mam Tor summit

Mam Tor summit

Photo: Shara Higgins (1)

Hart Crag from Fairfield

Hart Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (6)

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (3)

Pennyunk Lane, near Ashford in the Water

Pennyunk Lane, near Ashford in the Water

Photo: Janice Black (20)

Cnicht from Croesor

Cnicht from Croesor

Photo: Steve Unwin (1)

Eccles Cairn with Coldsmouth Hill in the background

Eccles Cairn with Coldsmouth Hill in the background

Photo: Ian Leighton (92)

Hydro Dam in Coppermines Valley, near Miners Bridge, above Coniston

Hydro Dam in Coppermines Valley, near Miners Bridge, above Coniston

Photo: George White (25)

Suspension footbridge over the River Wharf near Hebden

Suspension footbridge over the River Wharf near Hebden

Photo: Joe Telemacque (2)

*The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

*The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Andy Malcolm (14)

Snailsden Reservoir

Snailsden Reservoir

Photo: Jeff Kirkpatrick (5)

Dunsmore Village Chapel

Dunsmore Village Chapel

Photo: Rebecca Dyson (2)

In Lud's Church, The Roaches

In Lud's Church, The Roaches

Photo: David Hughes (1)

Early evening in Wenslydale seen from the campsite at Bainbridge Ings near Hawes

Early evening in Wenslydale seen from the campsite at Bainbridge Ings near Hawes

Photo: David Mann (3)

Tarn Hill (Dunnerdale Fells) summit cairn

Tarn Hill (Dunnerdale Fells) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (637)

Higher Shelf Stones from the Pennine Way where it crosses the A57 Snake Pass

Higher Shelf Stones from the Pennine Way where it crosses the A57 Snake Pass

Photo: Ben Lockett (1)

Arenig Fach from Afon Celyn (Afon Gelyn)

Arenig Fach from Afon Celyn (Afon Gelyn)

Photo: Robin Slater (6)

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Photo: Raymond Brown (29)

*The Kirkstone Pass from Red Screes

*The Kirkstone Pass from Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (7)

On Curbar Edge

On Curbar Edge

Photo: Caroline Humpston (1)

Dovestone Reservoir and Dick Hill from Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

Dovestone Reservoir and Dick Hill from Stable Stones Brow (Hoarstone Edge)

Photo: Andy Marsh (11)

The trig point on the summit of The Calf

The trig point on the summit of The Calf

Photo: Christine Shepherd (686)

*Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

*Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (35)

Llyn Ogwen, Tryfan and Lynn Idwal from Y Garn (Glyders)

Llyn Ogwen, Tryfan and Lynn Idwal from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Mike Knipe (122)

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)

The River Haddeo in Hartford Bottom

The River Haddeo in Hartford Bottom

Photo: Philip Pepperdine (7)

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (7)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (183)

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: David Hayter (403)

Meldon Reservoir from Longstone Hill

Meldon Reservoir from Longstone Hill

Photo: David Rodgers (2)

Raise (Helvellyn) from White Side

Raise (Helvellyn) from White Side

Photo: Roy Smith (4)

Great Rigg from Fairfield on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg from Fairfield on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (337)

On Great Mis Tor

On Great Mis Tor

Photo: Bob Gordon (3)

Brothers Water from the summit of Red Screes

Brothers Water from the summit of Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (6)

The River Rawthey

The River Rawthey

Photo: Jez England (4)

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)

The steps down to Giant's Castle Bridge over the River Bollin in Styal Country Park

The steps down to Giant's Castle Bridge over the River Bollin in Styal Country Park

Photo: Andrew Garnett (1)

Thornwick Bay, Flamborough Head

Thornwick Bay, Flamborough Head

Photo: Roy Blunt (8)

Blencathra or Saddleback from Gategill Fell

Blencathra or Saddleback from Gategill Fell

Photo: Richard Nicholls (57)

Arnison Crag (left) and Place Fell from Hartsop above How

Arnison Crag (left) and Place Fell from Hartsop above How

Photo: Andy Malcolm (59)

Nab Scar summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Nab Scar summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (349)

Sheepfold/ruin on Gorllwn onthe way to Fan Fawr

Sheepfold/ruin on Gorllwn onthe way to Fan Fawr

Photo: Jon Norbury (7)

Ancient Guide Stoop/Sign Post SW of Beeley Moor Trig Point

Ancient Guide Stoop/Sign Post SW of Beeley Moor Trig Point

Photo: Jamie Platt (8)

The Rising Sun pub in Little Hampden

The Rising Sun pub in Little Hampden

Photo: Rebecca Dyson (5)

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Photo: Rosemary Janes (1)

The setting sun from Nab Scar on The Fairfield Horeshoe

The setting sun from Nab Scar on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (351)

Fan Fawr summit cairn

Fan Fawr summit cairn

Photo: Jon Norbury (8)

Elmswell Church

Elmswell Church

Photo: Jean Betts (59)

Stainton Pike beyond Rowantree Force from Waberthwaite Fell

Stainton Pike beyond Rowantree Force from Waberthwaite Fell

Photo: Andy Malcolm (198)

View Point nr Norbury Park House

View Point nr Norbury Park House

Photo: Dean Woodrow (7)

Heron Pike and Windermere from Great Rigg

Heron Pike and Windermere from Great Rigg

Photo: Jamie Caryl (4)

Looking East to the snowy fell tops of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and High Street from the summit of Little Hart Crag

Looking East to the snowy fell tops of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and High Street from the summit of Little Hart Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (5)

Pavey Ark from Harrison Stickle

Pavey Ark from Harrison Stickle

Photo: Mike Walker (272)

Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (3)

Low Arnside from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Low Arnside from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (254)

Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Mam Tor) from The Edale Valley

Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Mam Tor) from The Edale Valley

Photo: Nick Cusack (7)

Bridge of the River Wye in Upperdale

Bridge of the River Wye in Upperdale

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (2)

Cyclist on Pennine Bridleway/Burnley Way near Gorple Stones

Cyclist on Pennine Bridleway/Burnley Way near Gorple Stones

Photo: Peter Harrison (3)

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)

Ellson Fell and Castlewink from Dod Hill (Teviothead)

Ellson Fell and Castlewink from Dod Hill (Teviothead)

Photo: Ian Leighton (57)

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

The Howitzer on Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (74)

Fairfield summit wind shelter

Fairfield summit wind shelter

Photo: Mike Walker (335)

Looking down to Ambleside from Nab Scar with Rosie dog

Looking down to Ambleside from Nab Scar with Rosie dog

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (5)

Lake Windermere and Rydal Valley from Rydal Head with Heron Pike on the right

Lake Windermere and Rydal Valley from Rydal Head with Heron Pike on the right

Photo: Mike Walker (333)

The Sandstone Trail in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

The Sandstone Trail in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

Photo: Derek Brindley (7)

Great Manshead Hill and Baitings Reservoir from near Higher Wormald

Great Manshead Hill and Baitings Reservoir from near Higher Wormald

Photo: Gordon Leather (29)

Rydal Water (left) and Coniston Water (right - far distance) and Heron Pike in mid-distance from Hart Crag

Rydal Water (left) and Coniston Water (right - far distance) and Heron Pike in mid-distance from Hart Crag

Photo: Rob Barklamb (26)

The Packhorse Bridge over The River Derwent at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

The Packhorse Bridge over The River Derwent at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (20)

Plane Wreckage from the crashed flying fortress on Higher Shelf Stones.

Plane Wreckage from the crashed flying fortress on Higher Shelf Stones.

Photo: Christine Shepherd (189)

Ilam Rock Bridge with Ilam Rock beyond, Dove Dale near Milldale,

Ilam Rock Bridge with Ilam Rock beyond, Dove Dale near Milldale,

Photo: Janice Black (17)

Carn Pica above Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Carn Pica above Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Photo: Jan Bowkler (3)

Seat Sandal from Great Rigg on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Seat Sandal from Great Rigg on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (338)

Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield

Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (5)

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (23)

Lossburn Reservoir

Lossburn Reservoir

Photo: Peter Schofield (7)

Dove Crag summit cairn

Dove Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (324)

Fairfield from Heron Pike

Fairfield from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (6)

The River Wye at Litton Mill

The River Wye at Litton Mill

Photo: Brian Cook (1)

Rock Formation near Lud's Church, The Roaches

Rock Formation near Lud's Church, The Roaches

Photo: Steve Lowe (4)

High Neb (Stanage Edge) summit trig point

High Neb (Stanage Edge) summit trig point

Photo: Max Magnusson (1)

Grasmere from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike

Grasmere from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike

Photo: Chris Pearson (2)

Dale Bridge, Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Dale Bridge, Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (60)

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (587)

The Trig Point on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

The Trig Point on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Christine Shepherd (475)

Summit of Fairfield

Summit of Fairfield

Photo: Mike Jennings (1)

On Whernside summit during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

On Whernside summit during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: David Hayter (326)

The summit cairn on Fairfield with Windermere in the distance

The summit cairn on Fairfield with Windermere in the distance

Photo: Christine Shepherd (512)

Little Hart Crag from The Scandale Pass

Little Hart Crag from The Scandale Pass

Photo: Les Swindell (1)

Stepping Stones across the River Rothay near Ambleside

Stepping Stones across the River Rothay near Ambleside

Photo: David Hayter (281)

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (6)

The Poppy Line (Steam Railway), Sheringham

The Poppy Line (Steam Railway), Sheringham

Photo: Jean Betts (79)

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)

The Trig Point on the summit of Helvellyn

The Trig Point on the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (532)

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre), Lingmell (right) and the lower slopes of Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre), Lingmell (right) and the lower slopes of Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (4)

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (330)

Dovestone Reservoir and Great Dove Stone Rocks from Chew Brook

Dovestone Reservoir and Great Dove Stone Rocks from Chew Brook

Photo: Andy Marsh (3)

The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag

The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag

Photo: David Hayter (404)

Boundary stone on Rombalds Moor (Ilkley Moor)

Boundary stone on Rombalds Moor (Ilkley Moor)

Photo: Tony Quayle (10)

The Cheviot Hills from Woden Law

The Cheviot Hills from Woden Law

Photo: Mike Knipe (79)

Featherbed Moss (Chew Reservoir) Summit Trig Point

Featherbed Moss (Chew Reservoir) Summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (800)

Ambleside and Windermere from Nab Scar

Ambleside and Windermere from Nab Scar

Photo: Peter Inglis (10)

Rydal Hall

Rydal Hall

Photo: Stuart Richardson (10)

The Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

The Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (530)

Mellbreak from the Kirkstile Inn car park at Loweswater

Mellbreak from the Kirkstile Inn car park at Loweswater

Photo: Christine Shepherd (17)

Barnoldswick from Weets Hill

Barnoldswick from Weets Hill

Photo: Stuart Richardson (19)

Near Nether Booth in The Vale of Edale

Near Nether Booth in The Vale of Edale

Photo: Dorsal Finn (119)

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Photo: Angela Henstock (1)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh)

Photo: Heather Ward (1)

Victory (left), Defiance and Royal Soverin (right) - the three large boulders that form The Three Ships on Birchen Edge

Victory (left), Defiance and Royal Soverin (right) - the three large boulders that form The Three Ships on Birchen Edge

Photo: Mike Walker (60)

On the summit of Black Hill (Soldier's Lump)

On the summit of Black Hill (Soldier's Lump)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (715)

The River Conquet with Shillmoor in the Distance

The River Conquet with Shillmoor in the Distance

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (15)


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