Fairfield Horseshoe (Part 1)

Friday 16th September 2022

It was time to begin my final walk of this wonderful week up in the Lake District. I drove north to Ambleside and settled upon the Rydal Road car park – and its familiar charge of £8 for a full day’s stay.

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Crossing St. Sunday Crag

Thursday 15th September 2022

Striding Edge had been crossed and Helvellyn was now in the bag. After lunch, I would continue my circular journey heading back towards Glenridding.

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Old Man of Coniston

Tuesday 13th September 2022

My first ever walk in the Lake District! I’d skipped the chance to climb Scafell Pike on Monday, as the weather was abysmal and it was more than an hour’s drive from the campsite. But Coniston was only twenty-five minutes north of where I was staying. I hadn’t ranked the Old Man too highly on my to-do list but it would be very convenient and probably worth doing.

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