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Name:Cairnie Hill
Hill number:1675
Height:228.9m / 751ft
Section:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
County/UA:Fife (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:NO 27933 15486
Summit feature:embedded boulder in grass
Col:78.5m  NO272150  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 59
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Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Survey of Cairnie Hill (final).doc
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 146 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Rather a dull walk, from Woodmill Mains unless interested in pheasant husbandry. A bit of heath on the upper slopes. Heavy snow showers obliterated view of the Lomonds. Parking a hassle- think I found an ok space at end of drive to house. Access to hill quite easy as you start off on waymarked routes.pwheeler21/03/2017
Up track from near railway bridge, then continuous more or less straight through various strips of woodland, fences ... mostly with tracks.kdbennett27/11/2016
As Nordicstar. I surprised several deer at 9am on a misty morning.clivevilla09/10/2016
From B937 parked at the radio mast and followed obvious tracks to within a few feet of the summit. Good lunchtime stretch of the legs.N.Morters07/09/2016
Pretty much the same as Nordicstar on the way up. Deviated a bit on the way down. Upward route was the better one! Route and write-up at:
Weather fair.MountainMac22/03/2016
Quickly nipped up track by railway bridge. Went up as directly as we could. No problems. Found tracks to help most of the way.jenx01/12/2015
With Jenx from parking just off lane by B937 at GR273153. In front of gate but looks ok. Up the track then direct up sude of woods and through woods following fence in direct line. Continue up right side of further woodland and then left cut through to 278155. Steep up here and summit up to left near old tree. Rock in ground high point.nordicstar01/12/2015
Followed track from Lindores Loch nearly to Whitefield then up edge of field.Lionel Bidwell09/10/2015
Parked on the verge at NO 273 154. Walked to NO 273 153 then followed the track up the hill and back round to the top. A vague track through the trees took me to the top. Back the same way.aul-fogie02/07/2015
Parked at 272162. Asked the farmer could I park in the no parking area. Up the lane then followed the tree line to the summit. A very pleasant walk with great views in good weather. Solo.bolton07/04/2015
Parked on the B937 by the telecomms mast and walked up the track 100m south, following it round to the east and up onto the ridge, then following vehicle tracks north to within easy reach of the summit.martin_hall31/10/2014
parked at gate next to mast on the B937 took track 100m west of this, up through wood to top.robertphillips25/10/2014
Parked at fishermans hut, often padlocked entrance however. Overcast, mild, good views.iangalbraith02/03/2014
with Inezclashcityrocker26/02/2014
Self, Peter and BonnieInvicta1420/01/2014
Parked off B937 south of Lindores Loch at start of track. Various paths through pasture south and then north to summit. With JdF.marktrengove09/10/2013
Parked next to the road at NO273153. Lovely summit tree.Play2End26/05/2013
Start: Telephone box on A913 at Dunbog. Notes: Climbed after Norman's Law. Ascended via Balmeadow and Dunbog Hill. Nice broad leaf trees on summit area. Descended to Dunbog.raffemeister25/05/2013
MC OMartin6605/08/2012
From W parking near Woodmill Mains. Took a fairly convoluted route through woods and open country. Summit is a rock in long grass, with a Dali-esque tree nearby.Aye Jimmy25/11/2009
Did same as Gary but found it much easier on way home just to use the sheep fields and walk thro farm to avoid the woods and game birds. Summit rock above dying beech tree in rosebay willowherb infested summit.Dugswell206/08/2009
Ascended from the track to the west.JohnW25/10/2008
with Jamievegibagger15/02/2007
Solo Uisdean2514/01/2006
many reascents, delightful hillViewfinder12/05/2005
Parked by Lindores Loch then used the track to attack this hill from the North.garyhoney20/06/2004
Husbanded hill with pheasants that panic.Eddie22/08/2002
Visited in 2001, not ticked due to artificially deepened bealach.fasgadh14/12/2001
pleasant summit, wide view, bitty but OK ascent from W. B937@271150, tk from 272153, flds & pltns to summit RHW25/08/2001
Lindores Loch. On track by partridge breeding pens to grass sown field to waste land. To top crossing more wire fences. 12.05. 2 ospreys over loch.arranc16/06/2000
walk livi05/12/2016
Susan Bidwell09/10/2015
Lorna S14/03/2015