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Name:Beinn an Tuirc
Hill number:1410
Height:454m / 1490ft
RHB Section:19B: Knapdale and Kintyre
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (North)
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,Y)
Grid ref:NR 75227 36173
Summit feature:rock 1m W of trig point
Drop:440m
Col:14m  NR856682  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 68 69
(1:25k) 356N
Observations:cairn 40m SSW is as high
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 66 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Excellent drive-able tracks - access point NR 6656 3347. Park lay-by NR 7454 3500 just before closed (but unlocked with padlock) gate. Combined with Sgreadan Hill, also Marilyn - parked NR 7356 3050.carole engel31/03/2019
#653 - Wind farm 'road' from A83 (66563345) to parking at 74283488.tim74702/11/2018
A pleasant Sunday afternoon drive to see the windmills.Chris Peart01/07/2018
Weather fair.MountainMac29/04/2018
6/6. Locked gate at 746 351. Can park at junction just before.PGCE04/08/2017
Wrongly assumed the windfarm road was accessible from the single track road to Loch Lussa but there was a locked gate at Corrylach so had a long hike from there up to the summit and back. Later discovered windfarm road starts from the A83 just north of Bellochantuy. There is no locked gate or signs forbidding public use until you get to the first turbines.AndrewFinnimore24/06/2017
Early morning foray. Made it up and back without any problems. Not a great hill.jenx08/01/2016
from the south drove through wind farm locked barrier was open today got to within 500m of top.robertphillips29/08/2015
windfarm Easy to combine with Cnoc Mor, due to clearance of forestry. On way down stay on main forest road till E end of forest and then there is a farm track to main roadThearlaichdubh01/04/2013
AlanGlenford15/11/2012
petey05/05/2010
On my Mull of Kintyre to Fraserburgh walkBLACKHILL03/05/2007
Parked just before the end of tarred road west of Lussa Loch. Past 2 homesteads, gate at side of locked barrier, by loch to wind farm road, continuing with sign posts all the way to the top. First cuckoo. Through 2 gates to notice boards, warnings of ice and thunder, etc, under 3 turbines, left road over tussock, grass and moss to top at 13.00. column 8531. 5' pile of stones 100m S not obviously higher.arranc30/04/2007
Revisit date. First date not recorded. RHW13/10/2006
Drove 7.5 miles up bumpy tracks from Corputechan then parked at windfarm gate and legged their tracks. Rob would be proud.Eddie04/12/2003
date unknownTopographer5715/07/1993
Simon Winton18/03/2019
govanah22/10/2017
tallscottishguy22/10/2017
jimbloomer17/05/2017
Isbjorn07/05/2017
NormanW15/05/2016
AndyS26/03/2016
richtea504022/03/2016
nordicstar08/01/2016
grumpy02/09/2015
Martyn102/09/2014
cmac28/06/2014
interloper10/03/2014
Fletch10/03/2014
neilsan14/02/2014
Tony S15/05/2013
Lorna S15/05/2013
GaryJones01/01/2013
johnbarnard2529/12/2012
Alan Whatley16/11/2012
LizH29/10/2012
PeterAH29/10/2012
raffemeister30/08/2012
Tony Rogers19/06/2012
Dee Rogers19/06/2012
mae31/05/2012
Jim.Fothergill09/05/2012
iaindbrown01/05/2012
tom smith28/03/2012
Tricky28/08/2011
Andrew Simmons24/04/2011
petesimpson18/01/2011
Tom Mundell26/06/2010
sarah mundell26/06/2010