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Name:Cartington Hill
Hill number:15990
Height:304m / 997ft
Parent (Ma):2316  Long Crag
RHB Section:33: The Scottish Border to the River Tyne
County/UA:Northumberland (CoU)
Catchment:Coquet
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:NU 04802 05394
Summit feature:ground 10m SE of cairn
Drop:41m
Col:263m  NU054060  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 81
(1:25k) 332
Observations:ground 320m SE at NU 04924 05190 may be as high
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 17 users)ByDate of Ascent
Track and parking NU 0357 0627. FP from woods up hill not obvious. A well-used path contours the hill. Cut my loses and headed SE to top using strips cut thru' heathercarole engel17/08/2019
From the W. All possible tops visited.Adrian28/12/2018
Parking to the south just before the gate which marks the start of the open moor. Signposted path which is both easy to follow and leads to the summit. About 25 minutes return.moorsman04/08/2017
Pleasant stroll with Stephen and Suzie whilst on holiday with family nearby.Chris Terrey 03/08/2017
From Rothbury via Glitteringstone along the sandstone wayMoorponder12/07/2017
With Mrs G. After Long Crag, a heather-fest! Tough return route also over Black Moss and Snitter Moss, along old boundary. Picked up 7 boundary stones before rejoining the forest road. A very wet day, but no wind.jonglew12/10/2016
Farm track from W which now has a couple of 'Private no Access' signs. Took a line through gates and fields beside wood instead. Heather has been cleared in places on upper hill but can't avoid it all.Aye Jimmy24/04/2016
After Glitteringstone. Used Public Footpath from south although it was very difficult to follow at times through knee-high heatherCrib Goch09/09/2014
From W, parked S of track. Easy track, tough heather, 2 highpoint contendersRHW17/05/2014
andy elliott13/05/2017
Dave Geere12/01/2017
raymondwilkes04/05/2015
Lucky20/04/2015
maknipe20/04/2015
Laurel20/02/2006
Rowan20/02/2006
andrew.allum01/01/2000