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Name:Cacra Hill
Hill number:1932
Height:471m / 1545ft
RHB Section:28B: The River Tweed to the English Border
County/UA:Scottish Borders (UA)
Catchment:Tweed
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,Y)
Grid ref:NT 31765 17328
Summit feature:three stones
Drop:162m
Col:309m  NT351155  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 79
(1:25k) 331
Observations:ground 380m ESE at NT 32141 17261 is lower; note Wedder Lairs 470m at NT341172
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 142 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
tsmart16/06/2019
kathyh16/06/2019
Many tops one summit. With Bob in the sunny weather. Nice house. 500th MarilynPlay2End22/04/2019
sarah mundell19/04/2019
Parked at large area before bridge. Up good track on map which continues further north than shown and becomes ATV track which leads to ridge quite a bit east of summit. 3 stone cairn a little different from Ward Law. Back due south to road initially on rough ground. Just under an hourCoinneach01/04/2019
ARM11/03/2019
From the bridge. The Limousin Luing cross cattle were lively but moved away.Lionel Bidwell26/11/2018
Susan Bidwell26/11/2018
From bridge. Up following tractor track. Gale force wind and rain. With PM.CJM09/10/2018
Parked as others - 318164. The track then turns into an ATV. 90 minute return in rain and gales with CM.bolton09/10/2018
scoob29/09/2018
Fi29/09/2018
N. Morters' route, up the easy track to the N of March Sike and then the ATV track. Nice grassy hill, and lovely views all the way.Gill27/05/2018
From the South, good parking at 318164. Up the East side of the burn, down more directly to the West of the burn.NormanW30/03/2018
tallscottishguy09/02/2018
Crumblie206/02/2018
Late afternoon addition after Wisp and Pikethaw. Overcast. From track GR318164. Easy track up and AV continues mostly onto ridge. Quick hour up and down.N.Morters28/10/2017
Parked 313167, beside gate through electric fence. Diagonally up NE and zig zag to summit. High cloud, mild and good views.iangalbraith08/10/2017
ianwatson31/07/2017
tomandivy16/07/2017
Cacra Hill, Stanhope Law, Wedder Lairs & Home Law from double track to S of Cacra. Up track and W along ridge.agentmancuso22/04/2017
From the B711 south west of the summit. Steep and grassy ascent to the left of Red Scar. Electric fence signs at the bottom but if it was electric I got away with it.Owen B16/04/2017
govanah14/04/2017
Parked and ascended from track to the south. Stand Knowe is a more interesting summit.JohnW04/04/2017
Dave Geere11/03/2017
duchally10/01/2017
kathyh09/12/2016
From gate at NT 3132 1676. Across Cacra Bank then Rabbits Hole then east to the summit. Advised against accessing hill from Cacra Cottage by the farmer due to grazing bull.G4OBK (Phil)27/07/2016
Colin Crawford29/02/2016
SteveSmith08/12/2015
Gebirgsjaeger21/11/2015
Gallovidian25/10/2015
Isbjorn17/10/2015
From Dugswell2mobile parked by Cacraside track entrance, looped over the summit to return to the road at Cacrabank.Smudge02/10/2015
russell6104/09/2015
Tricky08/08/2015
carole engel09/07/2015
Winterfloodian06/07/2015
Anton09/06/2015
irobbo22/04/2015
Bruckner728/02/2015
parked at cattle grid at cacrabank through gate up steep slope to the top. nice views all round.robertphillips21/02/2015
FCL28/12/2014
silverhow07/11/2014
there is limited parking, about five hundred metres from the bridge, for a couple of cars (watch the farmers gate). I accessed the hill from the track at Gd: 305174 there is a new looking bungalow that is not marked on the map, the public footpath goes to the left. The owners of the bungalow do not seem to welcome walkers so make sure you don't wander accidentally onto their driveway (it is not obvious where the path goes until you are on top of it). despite the sullen owners of the bungalow who growled at my cheery wave I had a great short walk. it is a cracking little hill and i was lucky to be blessed with nice weather. The views were extensive.thenomad06/09/2014
Parked off B711 and took track by March Sike and then easily up to summitAndrewFinnimore02/09/2014
GmacT13/07/2014
elizyanne13/07/2014
Directly up from Cacraside track.Chris Peart26/03/2014
Wycombe Wanderer26/02/2014