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Name:Meikle Millyea - Trig Point
Hill number:1694
Height:746.73m / 2450ft
Parent (Ma):1689  Corserine
RHB Section:27B: Carrick and Galloway
Donald area:Galloway Hills
County/UA:Dumfries and Galloway (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Kirkcudbright)
Class:Deleted Donald Top
Grid ref:NX 51831 82872
Summit feature:embedded rock
Col:741m  NX517826  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 77
(1:25k) 318
Observations:trig point at NX 51843 82881 is 0.6m lower; huge cairn 30m N at NX 51839 82899 is lower still
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of Meikle Millyea.pdf
Comments:Donald relocated to hill 1693. See Database Notes
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 153 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Forrest Lodge parking, E along forest roads and tracks to forest edge then up Polmaddy Gairy, contouring round to Carlin's Cairn, then S back to Corserine and on to Millfire, Mill down and Meikle Millyea, descending NE to forest and along roads back to Forrest Lodge parkingkdbennett10/07/2019
fa, solo, rain and mist only clearing on the last top, 37km, 10hrs, from green well of scotland to ken bridge by new galloway, via garryhorn and all the tops from coran of postmark, bow and tops, meaul, carlins cairn, corserine, milkier, milldown, meikle millyea, west top, back to meikle, meikle lump, track through forestry to larger then minor roads, SUW, etc to new galloway and ken bridgerum doodle 05/06/2019
My Carrick & Galloway forest Topo and Section completion Walk, starting from Glen Lee via the Southern Upland way and Fred Olsen forest road, I cut across Yellow Knowe and profiled around the Meikle Lump with some nice bands of rock to aid progress. After visiting the Trig and associated rock outcrops I continued along the fenceline to Milldown and Millfire...Dazingdale21/04/2019
Visited en route from Milldown to Meikle Millyea. (S)gerrybowes26/02/2019
From Forrest Lodge by tracks and excellent path to Corserine then out and back to Carlin's Cairn. Steady walk mainly on atv tracks over Millfire and Milldown to Meikle Millyea. Followed wall down but took path before turn (one interesting bit) down to new track at forest edge and back to car park.SS05/08/2018
Meikle Millyea and nearby tops from E (where Southern Upland Way joins the minor road). Ascent by Rig of Clenrie and Meikle Lump, to Meikle Millyea trig then true top, then Milldown and traverse to Little Millyea. Descent ENE to rejoin Southern Upland Way at ClenrieRobertP04/08/2018
from Forrest Lodge emerging to N side of Folk Burn and onto Polmaddy Gairy (WH route). Sunny and very warm with hazy views. Solo, met 1 other walker. Followed ridge from Corserine to Meikle Millyea (SW top). Stunning views from latter into Loch Dee. Rough descent over Meikle Lump to forest. 6 hrs. Great paths for this part of the world. A classic day.niallp07/05/2018
Corserine round using Walkhighlands route from Forest Lodge CPCrib Goch10/08/2017
Very dry, warm. Round included Corserine, Carlin's cairn, Millfire, Milldown and Meikle Millyea from Forrest Lodge car park.Roblex10/05/2017
Obviously lower than the true top! This cairn needs taken down!Play2End03/05/2017
Weather flag to East.MountainMac21/10/2016
Bagged after Corserine. Did both tops, more by accident then planning.Jhimmy31/07/2016
Passed over again on way from Clenrie to Little Millyea.agentmancuso11/06/2016
5 of 5: From Meikle Millyea. With Tim.ChrisR12/10/2015
With Corserinenickywood112/07/2015
SMMC meet to Galloway, with Mary Stewart, Nic Bullivant and John Rooney.clashcityrocker24/06/2015
Parked at Forrest Lodge walked up by McAdams Burn climbing Meikle Lump bagging Meikle Millyea, Milldown, Millfire, Corserine and Carlins Cairn returning to Corserine and down to the forest via the main path by Folk Burn.Great Walk in this forgotten corner of Scotland.DanTrig22/04/2015
On a three day backpack circuit from Glen Troolalistairpooler20/04/2014
With Alfie, Coel, Sail, Danu, Ian Soulsby, Eire and Evan.Dangerous Dave19/07/2013
High cloud, part sun, cold wind, good views.iangalbraith23/02/2013
CK SheilaS01/01/2012
3rd and last hill of day. Continued SSE along ridge from Milldown.derekblackburn25/06/2011
with Markgrimjimm14/05/2011
Solo Uisdean2504/09/2010
Couldn't see much difference between this height and the column. Even 6 figure grids are not enough in these circumstances. to Milldown.arranc30/04/2010
P Polharrow road end, Corserine, Millfire, Milldown, Meikle Millyea, down NE ridge.agentmancuso19/07/2003
Part of Corserine round from Forrest Lodge.Aye Jimmy15/08/1999
Donald round of Rhinns of Kells from Carlin's Cairn to Meikle Millyea.Eddie22/11/1997
With India.beorwulf01/05/1991
Thirteenth of fifteen done on the way from Lamloch to Mid Garrary.Alan Moore28/05/1990
I organised a crossover walk with Dumfries GPs. Misty but we met and exchanged car keys midway on the Rhinns.alexmaclennan17/04/1988
Estimated first ascent of quite a few. Solo on a sunny late summer's day. From Forrest Lodge, almost immediately encountered an adder sunbathing on the track. SW past Burnhead along line of McAdam's Burn to the edge of the forest, then a slog over Meikle Lump on to Meikle Millyea. Along the Rhinns Of Kells over Milldown, Millfire and on to Corserine. Along E to North Gairy Top & then steeply down towards Loch Harrow, startling a large herd of deer as I rounded a craglet. Some bolted, some remained impassive chewing away! A firebreak led to the track just S of Loch Harrow & this in turn passed Fore Bush back to Forrest Lodge. One of my favourite walks which I've done several times since.NotReallyABagger01/09/1987
on my Corserine to Meikle Millyea ridge walkspwheeler04/05/1987
Colin Crawford27/06/2019
andrew brown15/04/2018
Tony J26/03/2018
Gavin Theobald17/04/2017