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Name:Garrel Hill
Hill number:12813
Height:459m / 1506ft
Parent (Ma):1657  Meikle Bin
RHB Section:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
County/UA:North Lanarkshire (UA)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Clyde, Forth
Watershed:Firth of Forth, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Firth of Clyde, Land's End to John o' Groats, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:NS 70450 81049
Summit feature:small cairn
Col:399m  NS684807  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 64
(1:25k) 348 349W
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 34 users)ByDate of Ascent
Continuation from Tomtain. Good path with occasional bog. Great vantage point on a glorious morning. North Lanarkshire completed. A county of contrasts!,Campbell Singer02/11/2018
From viewpoint cp.ngthack14/04/2018
After Tomtain. walk along wet ridge. Cross to S side of fence half way to drier 4wd track. Views in mist to NW. Back the way I came. Final N Lanarkshire UA TuMP.Thearlaichdubh29/08/2017
Tomtain and Garrel Hill from the viewpoint car park on the Tak me Doon road in the evening after work. Scenic but soggy.Nick Down129/07/2017
tomtain and garrel hill from viewpoint cp, final north lanarkshire tump.robertphillips03/02/2017
A pleasant walk from Tomtain. It is probably best to cross to the south side of the fence after descending from Hunt Hill.JohnW22/10/2016
Car park near the top of the Tak-ma-Doon road then right along the road to gain damp track to Tomtain and then onward to Garrel Hill before returning the same way.Dugswell211/10/2016
ATV track most of the way. Dry, sunny, calm, good views.iangalbraith30/05/2016
Tak-ma-doon car park, Tomtain and Garrel Hill and return. With Ben.hillsman08/04/2016
From E, car park. After Tomtain cross to S side of fence to avoid bogs. North Lanarkshire UA completion #6 of the weekend on a fine winter morn. Also my 1000th P30/Tump of 2015 - with 2 weeks to spare!RHW13/12/2015
After Tomtain. Back same way to Tak ma Doon road.Minto01/08/2015
Last hill done today of 7 hills in North Lanarkshire. This was by far the hardest. Wet underfoot but still a good walk. Now there are 8!Play2End11/07/2015
Circular from car park on Tak-Ma-Doon road including Tomtain and Garrel Hill. Light snow cover.neimcv15/12/2014
Kilsyth/Garrel Hill/Little Bin/Cort-ma-Law E Top/Cort-ma-Law/Campsie Glencampagvelocet07/08/2014
P just past the forest edge to the east. Path across both tops Tomtain and Garrel Hill. rain stopped just as I parked - saw nothing until almost back at the car.chrisbien06/10/2013
From Tak-ma-Doon road, clockwise Laird's Hill, Garrel Hill, Tomtain with Fiona.agentmancuso07/01/2001
Mr Apples14/05/2017
Colin Crawford17/04/2008
john steel13/07/1993