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Name:Cannock Hill
Hill number:7205
Height:594m / 1949ft
Parent (Ma):1743  Blackcraig Hill
RHB Section:27C: The Glenkens to Annandale
Donald area:Carsphairn Hills
County/UA:East Ayrshire (UA)
Catchment:Nith
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Donald Dewey
(Tu,5,DDew)
Grid ref:NS 64143 04102
Summit feature:cairn at junction of fences
Drop:35m
Col:559m  NS646040  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 77
(1:25k) 328S
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 47 users)ByDate of Ascent
2nd top of 11 on a 29km circuit from Glen Afton road, climbing steeply up Craigbraneoch then more easily Sse to join a trod beside the fence to reach the cairn. Signs of improvement in the weather. Descent SE then Ssw to cross the Montraw Burn, heading for Alwhat..Dazingdale23/09/2019
SoloVin06/05/2019
Solo. Parked just south of start of track to Blackcraig. Up to Quintin Knowe for a satisfying circuit of Blackcraig Hill, Blacklorg Hill, Meikledodd Hill, Cannoch Hill and Craigbranreoh Hill. Mist lifted off the tops as I started so I could see where I was going- always nice! Rain towards the end.pwbellarby28/04/2019
Round of Craigbranreoch, Cannock, Black Hill, Struther's Brae and Yarngallows Knowe. Easy path from Craigbranreoch. Lovely hill.Thearlaichdubh12/04/2019
Loop of Glen Afton from water works (car park closed but plenty room) taking in Black Hill, Struther's Brae, Windy Standard, Alhang, Alwhat, Meikledodd Hill, Blacklorg Hill, Cannock Hill and Craigbraneoch Hill. Excellent walking though lots of new wind farm stuff (restricted currently as construction site).SS14/07/2018
Parking area beyond waterworks at 627055 & up Craigbraneoch Hill. From Craigbraneoch Hill, followed a decent path along ridge to the summit cairn. Continued to Blacklorg Hill, Meikledodd Hill, Alwhat & Alhang. (S)gerrybowes23/05/2018
Faint tracks, circiut from waterworkscjo29/10/2017
Climbed by an unmapped forestry track from Craigdarroch towards Cannock Hill. Only the last short climb to the fence is grim tussocks, and the non-opening gate has to be climbed. After that, on to Blacklorgs and Blackcraig Hills, with only modest amounts of squelchy bog. Down on the good path to Blackcraig.Gill16/02/2017
Acw round struthers brae, black hill, jedburgh knees, windy standard, trostan hill, dugland,keoch rig, millaneoch hill, wedder hill,cannock hill, craigbraneoch hill, from afton water works.robertphillips27/12/2015
From Afton water worksngthack18/10/2015
Craigbraneoch - Cannock - Black - Struther'schrisbien23/04/2012
Blackcraig, Blacklorg, Meikledodd, Alwhat, Craigbraneochborderterrier15/04/2012
Part of Blackcraig Hill walktcrannoch05/03/2011
pleasant summit; OK view. from dam to NW RHW25/08/2003
From Blackcraig Farm, Blackcraig Hill, Blacklorg Hill, Cannock Hill & Craigbraneoch Hill, with Fiona, Chalmers No.79.agentmancuso10/01/1999
Ascended from Blacklorg Hill.JohnW18/08/1993
Nice round of four tops here with a stiff pull up on to Blackcraig Hill, out to Blacklorg and then over Cannock Hill and then Craigbraneoch before dropping down to the car.3 kinnears21/09/1979
Lindsay M10/10/2019
scoob17/08/2019
Fi17/08/2019
49pp20/05/2019
cmac07/07/2018
Dave Geere28/03/2018
IainT03/10/2017
mm0walker20/10/2016
chalky195311/09/2016
carole engel25/08/2016
Wycombe Wanderer01/08/2016
Anton04/06/2016
mae17/03/2016
mm0walker15/03/2016
Nick Down124/10/2015
Steve Q28/12/2014
mm0walker05/09/2014
hillhunter04/11/2013
alda25/08/2013
Tony Rogers24/08/2013
irobbo12/05/2013
ARM16/10/2011
chalky195302/09/2011
hill walker23/05/2010
hughbagger20/10/2007
Phaedra26/05/2007
Colin Crawford10/06/2006
fasgadh02/11/2001
FionaC10/01/1999
David Purchase02/06/1994