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 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 Great Rigg at 766m (2514ft). Great Rigg is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (62nd highest in England, 107th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 54). Great Rigg is also known as a English Nuttall (76th highest in England, 130th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Seat Sandal at 736m (2416ft). Seat Sandal is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (76th highest in England, 131st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 68). Seat Sandal is also known as a English Nuttall (94th highest in England, 161st highest in England & Wales). Seat Sandal is also classified as a English Marilyn (24th highest in England, 512th highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Stone Arthur at 500m (1641ft). Stone Arthur is classified as a Wainwright (No. 175)

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 . . .

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)

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

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

Photo: Shara Higgins (52)

In Spout Wood

In Spout Wood

Photo: Gordon Rees (12)

Wolfscote Dale

Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Janice Black (2)

Grisedale Tarn from Seat Sandal

Grisedale Tarn from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (313)

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)

Ant, John, Ken & Jim on top of Sheffield Pike last year

Ant, John, Ken & Jim on top of Sheffield Pike last year

Photo: Anthony Waldron (11)

Broom in bloom along Tarnbrook Wyre near Abbeystead

Broom in bloom along Tarnbrook Wyre near Abbeystead

Photo: Des Ellwood (2)

Red Pike (Buttermere) from Dodd (Buttermere)

Red Pike (Buttermere) from Dodd (Buttermere)

Photo: Rob Pullan (21)

Blackbeck Tarn with Great Gable towering beyond from Hay Stacks

Blackbeck Tarn with Great Gable towering beyond from Hay Stacks

Photo: Mike Knipe (159)


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