Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere

Fabulous views - classic Lakeland


Route outline for walk c358:

Grasmere  -  Mill Bridge  -  Little Tongue  -  Seat Sandal  -  Grisedale Tarn  -  Fairfield  -  Rydal Head  -  Great Rigg  -  Rydal Fell (Heron Pike North Top)  -  Heron Pike  -  Alcock Tarn  -  Grasmere




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
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).

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 c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere

In no particular order . . .

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Heron Pike (North Top) summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

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

Photo: Mike Walker (346)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Fairfield summit wind shelter

Fairfield summit wind shelter

Photo: Mike Walker (335)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - On the summit of Fairfield

On the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Mike Walker (336)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Heron Pike and Windermere from Great Rigg

Heron Pike and Windermere from Great Rigg

Photo: Jamie Caryl (4)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield 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 c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Autumn in Grasmere Village

Autumn in Grasmere Village

Photo: Linda Royston (1)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Autumn leaves in Grasmere

Autumn leaves in Grasmere

Photo: Linda Royston (3)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - 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)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Great Rigg from Fairfield on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg from Fairfield on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (337)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield 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 c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield 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 c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - 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)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Wordsworth's Grave in Grasmere Church Graveyard

Wordsworth's Grave in Grasmere Church Graveyard

Photo: Stuart Richardson (12)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Grisedale Tarn

Grisedale Tarn

Photo: Tony Higgs (23)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike 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 c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Approaching Heron Pike with Fairfield beyond

Approaching Heron Pike with Fairfield beyond

Photo: John Holt (3)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Birkhouse Moor (left), St Sunday Crag (right) and Place Fell (centre) from near Grisedale Tarn

Birkhouse Moor (left), St Sunday Crag (right) and Place Fell (centre) from near Grisedale Tarn

Photo: Dean Richardson (17)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Steel Fell from Mill Bridge

Steel Fell from Mill Bridge

Photo: Chris Haselden (22)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - Helm Crag from Grasmere

Helm Crag from Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (2)

Walk c358 Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Heron Pike from Grasmere - *Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

*Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (35)


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