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Name:Lamington Hill
Hill number:1931
Height:492m / 1614ft
RHB Section:28B: The River Tweed to the English Border
Donald area:Culter Hills and Tinto
County/UA:South Lanarkshire (UA)
Catchment:Clyde
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,Y)
Grid ref:NT 00161 30479
Summit feature:ground within 2m of trig point
Drop:161m
Col:331m  NS998301  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 72
(1:25k) 336
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 196 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked by the church, waited 2.5 hours for the rain to stop, then walked along the back road past the church and primary school to the phone box. Many nice gardens. Across the main road, past the row of cottages (more gardens) then followed the walkers signs up through the nice plantation on a good track. Met a family of weasels, a bundle of ginger fur. A faint ATV track after the gate, alongside the forestry wall, joining a better track to the top of the hill. Good views and a nice walk, worth waiting for the rain to stop.Gill10/07/2019
From church car park via BaitlawsClach Liath04/05/2019
From church cp, then usual route to Baitlaws then track to summit.curlebd17/02/2019
From Lamington church car park, passing Baitlaws. Solo.Dangerous Dave21/01/2019
From car park up to Baitlaws then across by Bottom Burn and up track to trig. Down by Nips Road to kennels and back to car. Stayed dry but only just.SS01/09/2018
4 of 4: From Lamington Church CP.ChrisR09/08/2018
From church car park. Lamington Hill then across to Startup Hill and back to the car.clivevilla14/04/2018
Evening short walk from Lamington, parked in the obvious church car park. Road to Baitlaws then track through the short wooded/river section. Up the obvious slope and ridge to summit.N.Morters02/10/2017
Parked at the church at 978308. Solo walk via Baitlaws, then east and an easy pleasant stroll to the summit. Returned West North west through the woods and the kennels. 85 minute return in good conditions.bolton17/09/2017
Walked up via Lamington Glen Bella Plantation and Cowgill Loch then back down Langknowe Plantation. Stunning views of Tinto, Culter Fell, The Pentlands and southern highlands, along with other local Marilyns and more to the south and west.Chris Mac08/07/2017
From the car park off A702 at NS978309. Approx 40 mins walk. Returning another time for SOTA as I left essential equipment in my car!G4OBK (Phil)27/04/2017
Street parking (NS98047 31049) Straight up and down through plantation then on to open fell. Stopped off on way north to Isle of Skye.SteveSmith26/04/2017
From car park in Lamington, up and down through Langknowe plantation.rhalstead29/12/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac08/06/2016
Pleasant afternoon walk when we'd solved parking problem. Kirk car park entrance was too narrow for camper, but following road past school there were widenings that offered good parking. We continued to the next road to right, cross main road and at end of cul-de-sac we followed Hill Path signs to obvious route.henryfm28/05/2016
selfdavidsbatty05/03/2016
My 800th Marilyn. Parked in the church. Up to the farm. Over the pretty bridge and up. Down the ridge to the kennels and back to the church. Very pleasant hill.aul-fogie04/10/2015
Parked Lamington Kirk - via tarmac to Baitlaws, over cute little bridge then track to woods near loch - up via an ATV track (it traverses E above woods and rises all way to trig!) - return via W ridge, stile into field adjacent (N) ridge forestry, over another stile into forestry - a delightful woodland walk with glorious scent of pines on a hot day.RocksRock12/06/2015
From village carpark. High cloud, dry, sharp wind, cool, excl views.iangalbraith27/03/2015
Parked in car park off A702, then up to Baitlaws, track to woods, up to trig, returning along the ridge.tim74721/03/2015
From Baitlaws in the snow. My 2000th Hump.jimbloomer07/02/2015
Good parking at the church yard and an excellent path to the summit. Lovely.Play2End20/12/2014
Climbed Knowe Dod as part of a party for Colin Crawford's 5,000th TUMP. Then off to Turkey Hill for Minto's 2,000th TUMP, ie Jonathan Woods. Plenty of cake, bubbles and whisky plus sunny weather. Then on to Lamington Hill.Dugswell230/11/2014
For the majority this was a repeat visit. Who cares, when cake is available?Martin R30/11/2014
Up from Culter Allers farm with Colin (5000) and Jon (2000) top parties. Knowe Dodd then Turkey Hill, and onto Lamington Hill. The hardy few went onto Broad Hill and walk out along the road.nordicstar30/11/2014
Revisit as part of CC's 5000th & JW's 2000th celebration.agentmancuso30/11/2014
A bonus hill after the celebrations.Chris Peart30/11/2014
Along track from Baitlaws and easily up to summitAndrewFinnimore01/09/2014
1st of today from village carpark to baitlaws good track to summit.robertphillips20/05/2014
3*,with broad hill, 3rd of 4 Goseland, black mount, DungavelThearlaichdubh12/01/2013
Solo. From carpark at Lamington Church as there is no where to park any nearer. Along road to Baitlaws and then a track signposted for walkers that goes eastwards. Found a path going up the hillside at the side of forest that lies on the north side of Cowgill Loch - not shown on OS 1:50,000 map. Track goes virtually to summit.pwbellarby09/09/2012
W Jenx parked nr Baitlaws. Followed track up to silted lochan and cut up 4wd track to summit. Followed ridge back down to track and start point.nordicstar01/07/2012
Small car park in Lamington to the NW of the A702. Walked to Baitlaws and east along the track to the woods, then straight up to the trig point. Returned along the ridge and through the woods, making a pleasant circular walk.martin_hall13/02/2012
2nd ascent -30/08/2018russell6107/01/2012
Easy ascent from Lamington House (don't be too intimidated by the barking: there are kennels). Descended via Turkey Hill and then on to Culter Fell.campagvelocet24/10/2011
Started at Lamington. Nice walk up on tracks through forestry onto short grassy open hillide. Parking problems: the nearest spot that seemed unlikely to upset anyone was outside a local authority hall 150m NW of main crossroads.Topographer5718/05/2011
Small carpark in Lamington, up road to Baitlaws then followed track across field/valley to hill.Aye Jimmy16/05/2011
KeithByTheC27/09/2009
Revisit. Nice hill, grassy summit, fine view. From WSW; went on to Startup Hill (a Yeaman summit).RHW04/07/2009
Straightforward ascent from Lamington Kirk carpark in sunny clear conditions.JohnW25/10/2007
A nice small hill with good views of Tinto and Culter Fell, Started from small car park beside Lamington Kirk and walked up by Baitlaws HouseKRae16/04/2006
Top on cool winter morning.Dugswell226/01/2006
Solo Uisdean2514/05/2005
Used Lamington village car park. After walking around the back of the village good progress was made up through the trees on a track. From the open hillside it was an gentle stroll to the top. Returned by an almost identical route.garyhoney13/03/2004
Turkey Hill & Lamington Hill with Fiona, from Culter Allers.agentmancuso29/12/2002
From Cowgill. On bridal track to cross stream and delightful green way by stream around foot of very steep slopes. Scramble up to top at 16.15.arranc21/09/2001
Out and back from Lamington.Eddie27/12/1999
Date is first visit. Notes from later...(1) lovely approach, fine steep climb, decent view, NB conifers immed N of loch (2) W ridge straightforward. track W from cowgill 011298, descend direct to cowgill (2) via Baitlaw; parked at 983305 RHW11/09/1999
Returning minibus and gear from Glencoe to Sheffield, After night in minibus by Loch Lomond 3 easy marilyns chosen which I could climb and still keep an eye on the bus full of gear in case I needed to sprint back to deter any sticky fingered characters. All passed without seeing anyone - as hoped.Chris Pearson06/04/1999
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