Alfred Wainwright in his Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells incorporates 214 fells described within his seven books. Written over a period of 13 years from 1952, whilst they consist entirely of reproductions of Alfred Wainwright manuscripts, hand produced in pen and ink with no typeset material.
Many people simply come to the Lake District to enjoy the beautiful scenery and spectacular walks with no other objective in mind other than to simply enjoy.
For some it is a great challenge to follow in the footsteps of the great man himself, and enjoy the countless walks by completing the 214 Wainwright fells described by Alfred Wainwright.
Visiting all 214 of Wainwright fells is a common form of peak bragging.
Over two million copies of the Alfred Wainwright Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland fells have been sold worldwide since their first publication way back in 1955 and 1966.
In the notes at the end of Book 7, Wainwright lists what he considers to be the ‘finest half dozen’ fells in Lakeland. His list consists of;
Below is the full list of all 214 Wainwright fells in book order.
The Wainwright Fells