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Name:Lucklaw Hill
Hill number:5009
Height:190m / 623ft
Parent (Ma):1677  Mount Hill
RHB Section:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
County/UA:Fife (UA)
Catchment:Eden (Guardbridge)
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,1,Y)
Grid ref:NO 41893 21616
Summit feature:cairn 7m SSW of trig point
Drop:117m
Col:73m  NO348184  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 54 59
(1:25k) 371N
Observations:flush bracket of trig point (NO 41895 21623) is 40cm lower than base of cairn
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 72 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Walked up from Balmullo.Skerryvore29/02/2020
Parked opposite a gate at 40914 20983, through the gate and followed a grassy vehicle track to the summit. (Had intended going up by the quarry, but lots of work going on. Quarry road is very badly potholed, so driving the length of that was not the best approach!)LizH16/12/2019
PeterAH16/12/2019
Parked beside mast in Quarry road, up through fieldhillsman29/11/2019
Fife Walking06/10/2019
I walked up to the trigpoint and summit while doing a geocaching series here.Alancache03/08/2019
A round of 4 tops. Started from a layby next to the marked footpath SW of Lucklaw Hill. A pleasant walk to the summit, then eastwards down to Lucklawhill, into Balmullo for crisps and a butty, then along a good track to Cuplahills. A lovely detour through Willie's Woodland and on to the minor road to Airdit. At the entrance gate headed up a field edge to Airdit Hill before joining a track in the woods up and over the summit towards the Logie road. Turned left then right onto a track running just south of Craigsanquhar hill (detour to grassy summit), which continues to a footpath junction. Took another right turn to a gate (bull sign but no bulls present) over which there is a track pretty much to the top of Forret Hill. Then homeward to the car via Logie and Logie House. Took about three hours at a leisurely pace.summitter13/01/2019
Dave McG26/12/2018
Late afternoon. From parking junction of School Lane and Quarry Road, Balmullo. Short walk up road to gate into field just before Scottish water compound. Up field to upper gate then track/path to summit. Great views.N.Morters21/09/2018
Lucky11/09/2018
maknipe11/09/2018
With Marcus, Brodie & RosieLongwojo11/06/2018
duchally02/04/2018
Nice wee hill to practice my new hip ontallblond26/03/2018
Self, Peter and dog. Warning: if you wish to park S of the hill, the minor road from the quarry west to Lucklaw is in a very bad state with deep potholes. Parking for 2-3 cars on the corner NO409210.Invicta1421/02/2018
Crumblie216/02/2018
Looking north from the top there's heather, scattered pines...you could be on Speyside. Except that there's Dundee behind, but that's not a problem.Pete R27/12/2017
Best to park at Balmullo Quarry, rather than continue over pot holes aspiring to be craters. Ascended by the waymarked footpath through the wood, through the gate marked 'beware of the bull' (he and his family were absent), to the summit cairn and quickly back by paths and steepish grass on the eastern side of the quarry. Extensive views across the Tay and over St Andrews.Nick Down112/10/2017
Fabulous viewpoint over north sea, Tay estuary, Dundee and west to east and west Lomondvegibagger31/08/2017
Up from good parking just to East of quarry, other side of road. Over fence then steep up right edge of quarry, second gate and track to summit. W Jenx and Bryhernordicstar03/07/2017
jenx03/07/2017
Tony S24/05/2017
From Logie X rds, pleasant walk through empty fields despite warning signs about stock.NormanW27/04/2017
From Cuplahills and via Willie's Wood, ascending through fields on the west side of the hill. Good views from top, including to Ben Vorlich and Stuc a' Chroin to the west.Windy Corner23/04/2017
Andrew Simmons28/01/2017
Parked in community woodland carpark 200m to Sof Logie crossroads and followed the SROW path from W. PleasantThearlaichdubh28/12/2016
rb006724/09/2016
Martin R14/04/2016
superstar_tradesman09/04/2016
Parked easily at Balmullo Quarry which was locked up. Up through the field to the east of the quarry to a gate from which a track leads to the summit. claggy and horrid, pity, this hill must have great views. very quick bag. No livestock in field today.hils05/10/2015
From Balmullo - bypassed field with bull (well the sign said so anyway) round past quarry and up to summit. Returned via Lucklawhill.callumorr01/08/2015
Alan Whatley06/07/2015
Up the field from the S.E. Lovely views.Play2End09/05/2015
parked at quarry up rhs of quarry to the top, nice views.robertphillips20/02/2015
mae08/02/2015
Tricky31/08/2014
bjewing16/08/2014
Parked in long passing space then walked back to previous parking space to access footpath to summit through a quiet field of suckler cows and calves.Dugswell207/08/2014
iaindbrown24/07/2014
Tricky03/03/2014
Moorponder20/06/2013
From Balmullo on path past quarry.russell6109/03/2013
Kiltie27/02/2013
Minto16/02/2013
richtea504001/03/2012
benalder28401/02/2012
GordonAdshead27/08/2011
neimcv19/07/2011
hillhunter31/05/2011
Adrian16/05/2011