Name:Auchterhouse Hill
Hill number:12824
Height:424m / 1391ft
Section:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
Col:343m  NO365397  

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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
812130/05/2015NO 35448 39726  F: Stones among obvious summit patchalda
957322/08/2015NO 35451 39724  F: Stoney groundchrisbien
3659204/08/2021NO 35448 39726  F: No feature
S: Obvious summit
3968827/12/2022NO 35450 39728  F: Bare ground on pathRHW

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 93 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Hill Number 3Ash20/04/2024
From track near North Balluderon, circuit with Balkello Hill first.clashcityrocker26/02/2024
Sidlaws: Craigowl and Auchterhouse hill. Walkhighlands routehummusg26/12/2023
Walk in the Sidlaw hills. Round of 3.sarahk14/08/2023
With Eve. Took path around to the West of the hill before ascending up this side. It became gusty at the top, though the summit itself was sheltered by a group of well placed, windswept trees. Descended East towards Scroggie.RufusHodge14/01/2023
From SW, path initially as per OpenStreetMap and signed Denoon then good paths to summit. Snowing steadily and a little icyRHW27/12/2022
10km loop around the Sidlaws - Auchterhouse Hill, Balkello Hill, Craigowl Hill in just over 2 hours. Beautiful views all around. Schehallion, Ben Lawers and the Cairngorms were looking splendid to the north as were the Lomonds to the south and the coast to the eastNicky C22/04/2022
Circuit of three Sidlaw Hills from Balkello Community Woodland car park. Fairly straightforward ascent in cold and windy conditions. retrace steps to find path down into col for Balkello Hill next.Jubilado11/04/2022
From Balkello community woodland car park. West under the quarries then up a steep heathery track to the summit where a D of E groupn were enjoying the top. Then on to the Syd Scroggie memorial cairn on the viewpoint.NormanW27/03/2022
Circuit from Balkello car park.thekirkie pirate02/03/2022
Good day out in the Sidlaws. Starting from Balkello Woodland up to Craigowl. Then over to Kinpurney Hill (avoiding Boggy Seat). Back to Auchterhouse Hill and finishing up with Balkello Hill.Fife Walking31/07/2021
With Craigowl and Balkello. From CP to SW. There are remains of a makeshift stile into the compound with the trig (Craigowl) at NO 3772 3997 Good paths continue to Balkello and Auchterhouse Hills. Excellent walkcarole engel11/05/2021
First of trio on second half of Dundee day.iangpark30/03/2021
Weather fair.MountainMac20/03/2021
Balkello hill and auchterhouse hill from the cp.robertphillips25/02/2020
From CP. Many tracks, thick fog, little fun. A great hill once there.Play2End24/11/2019
Second visit; TGOC 19Colin Crawford22/05/2019
Craigowl Hill, Balkello Hill and Auchterhouse Hill (respectively) from P in Balkello Woodland at NO364385.summitsup09/05/2019
Walk from Balkello wood car park to Auchterhouse hill, Balkello hill and Craigowl hill. Good paths and good conditions.PsyCrow24/07/2018
After Balkello Hill from country park car park. Good paths all the way.Minto23/09/2017
With cubs. Daddy didnt give me anything to drink. I was hoping it would rain to get some water on my tongue :)david_bain28/08/2017
Ascent from the north, descent to the east.brandybordeaux21/07/2017
Round of Auchterhouse and Balkello from Balkello CP. Tracks all thew way, via 358390.Topographer5702/04/2017
From Balkello Woods.Windy Corner22/05/2016
With Inez + Wilsonclashcityrocker03/04/2016
P in Balkello Woodland. Along paths to track across S face of BH then track up AH. Down to Windy Gates and over BH and back to car.chrisbien22/08/2015
With alda. 17 of 32.Lindsay M30/05/2015
From Auchterhouse via Kirkton of Auchterhouse and a noticeboard giving the mottled history of Auchterhouse and details of the route up Auchterhouse Hill - via Funny Neuk from The Brae (NO347389). This is a lovely well-used path all the way up that is mysteriously absent from OS maps. Great viewpoint. 17 of 32.alda30/05/2015
Latest ascent of Auchterhouse Hill, on return from Henderston Hill.clashcityrocker13/05/2015
With Mark. Very very windy on top.Saggers03/05/2013
Been on Auchterhouse Hill a few times, this was on a walk from Hayston Hill to Hatton Hill.clashcityrocker08/10/2012
Numerous ascents.gav77701/01/2000
with Sue Allan, Kristin carried in a clothes basketTamCollie07/07/1991
Chris Mac02/06/2024
Ben Rinnes21/04/2022