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The Fairfield Horseshoe, Lake District

Difficulty Strenuous

Walking time 7 hours

Length 17.3km / 10.8mi

Route developer: Anonymous

Route checker: Andy Page

Start location Ambleside Post Office
Route Summary One of the classic horseshoe walks of the Lake District. The route climbs the ridge between Rydale and Scandale to the summit of Fairfield, with fantastic views over Windermere and southern Lakeland before returning via the Great Rigg ridge.


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