4.2 of 5 (4 votes)

Fairfield Pike and Grisedale Tarn

A moderate walk (mountain (above 600m)) in national park Lake District starting and finishing in Cumbria, England, about 9.72km (6.04 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 5:15h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 792m (2598ft)
Loss 754m (2473ft)
Max. Elevation 860m (2821ft)
Elevation (total) 1546m (5071ft)
Start
Rydall
End
Grasmere
Distance 9.72km
(6.04mi)
Duration ~5:15
Difficulty  
Moderate
Created by Anonymous Walker on 01 Aug 2013
This walk can be completed in a day by experienced walkers. The starting point is the bus stop opposite the church in Rydal. The bus can be taken in Windermere just outside the railways station and runs multiple times a day. The bus back to Windermere stops near the Travellers Rest Inn.

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Waypoints

OS Grid NY364061
Get off the bus at Rydal (near the church), and walk up the road going towards Rydal Mount.
Heron Pike About 2.35 km (~1.46 miles) from
OS Grid NY355083
A fairly steep path leads to Heron Pike.
Great Rigg About 2.13 km (~1.32 miles) from
OS Grid NY355104
Walk along the ridge to reach Great Rigg and Fairfield.
Fairfield Pike About 1.20 km (~0.75 miles) from
OS Grid NY358116
Nice view from here. The path continues west to Grisedale Tarn.
Grisedale Tarn About 0.94 km (~0.58 miles) from
OS Grid NY349119
A nice stop to relax and have a swim.
Travellers Rest Inn About 3.10 km (~1.93 miles) from
OS Grid NY336091
From here you can take a bus to Windermere.

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