Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere

Fabulous views - classic Lakeland


Route outline for walk c266:

Grasmere  -  Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -  Mill Bridge  -  Little Tongue  -  Seat Sandal  -  Grisedale Tarn  -  Fairfield  -  Rydal Head  -  Great Rigg  -  Stone Arthur  -  Grasmere




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of 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 Seat Sandal at 736m (2416ft). Seat Sandal is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (76th highest in England, 131st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 68). Seat Sandal is also known as an English Nuttall (94th highest in England, 161st highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (24th highest in England, 512th highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, a 306km (190 miles) linear footpath connecting St Bees in Cumbria, England with Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire, England. Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk is waymarked by the occasional sign. For more walks that include a section of this trail see Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk.

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 c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere

In no particular order . . .

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Wordsworth's Grave in Grasmere Church Graveyard

Wordsworth's Grave in Grasmere Church Graveyard

Photo: Stuart Richardson (12)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - 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)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Helm Crag from Grasmere

Helm Crag from Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (2)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - South from Fairfield

South from Fairfield

Photo: Glynn Trueman (1)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - 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)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Hart Crag from Fairfield

Hart Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (6)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Grisedale Tarn from Brothers' Parting Stone

Grisedale Tarn from Brothers' Parting Stone

Photo: Alan Wainwright (49)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Me & my shadow approaching Great Rigg in the snow

Me & my shadow approaching Great Rigg in the snow

Photo: Sandra Littlewood (8)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Photo: Edward Felstead (1)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Fellow go4awalkers Chris and Alan on Fairfield summit

Fellow go4awalkers Chris and Alan on Fairfield summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (115)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Grisedale from Seat Sandal

Grisedale from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (314)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Steel Fell from Mill Bridge

Steel Fell from Mill Bridge

Photo: Chris Haselden (22)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Lorna Auty on the shore of Grasmere

Lorna Auty on the shore of Grasmere

Photo: Bryan Auty (2)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Seat Sandal summit

Seat Sandal summit

Photo: David Hayter (311)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Grisedale Tarn, St Sunday Crag and the shoulder of Fairfield from Seat Sandal

Grisedale Tarn, St Sunday Crag and the shoulder of Fairfield from Seat Sandal

Photo: Andy Malcolm (6)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: David Hayter (315)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Fairfield summit cairn with Windermere in the distance

Fairfield summit cairn with Windermere in the distance

Photo: Christine Shepherd (113)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Grisdale Tarn

Grisdale Tarn

Photo: Liz Stanley (2)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - The Swan Hotel near Grasmere with Stone Arthur beyond

The Swan Hotel near Grasmere with Stone Arthur beyond

Photo: David Hayter (319)

Walk c266 Seat Sandal and Fairfield from Grasmere - Grasmere Lake

Grasmere Lake

Photo: Linda Royston (4)


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