Name:Bardennoch Hill
Hill number:13294
Height:330m / 1083ft
Parent (Ma):1689  Corserine
RHB Section:27B: Carrick and Galloway
Donald area:Galloway Hills
County/UA:Dumfries and Galloway
Catchment:Dee (Kirkcudbright)
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:NX 56670 91478
Summit feature:embedded stone by trig point
Drop:83m
Col:247m  NX555914  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 77
(1:25k) 328S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 12 users)ByDate of Ascent
Bardennoch Hill & Gairy Craig from layby S of Bardennoch. Bardennoch Hill fine, but trying to get a route to Gairy was tough. Tried to get to Braidenoch to use the track, but a huge area is fenced off by a barbed & electric deer fence?! When finally reaching the forest track there's a reasonable ride to the summit of Gairy.Tisteln14/03/2024
From roadside layby (NX 5796 9145). Deer gate locked so up and over. Took a good quality, largely unmapped, dirt road to NX 5726 9153, then followed fenceline up, and over another deer fence, before peeling off WNW for the top. On to Gairy Craig.jonglew24/04/2021
Bardennoch hill and gairy craig from the east parking area on the A713 followed a unmapped track which ends at a sheep fank and open ground to BH to get to GC is a mixture of tussocks, brash and pushing through young sitka to get to the top,came back down FB and clearfell area to track leading to braidenoch another unmapped track from near small wood leads back around to the A713robertphillips25/10/2020
Circular route from Carsphairn. Knockower, Black Craig, Coran of Portmark, Bow (+middle and SW tops), Meaul, Carlin's Cairn, return via Cairnsgarroch, descent E and a nasty entry to forestry to reach forest road, exit to climb Bardennoch Hill and path back to Carsphairn. Fine weather but lots of flies.RobertP09/08/2020
1st of a 9 tump 17 mile route from Carspairn to St Johns town of Dalry. Bus dropped me off near the War Memorial then the Packhorse route veering off for the top. Descent through the grasslands heading for Gairy Craig...Dazingdale18/10/2018
The footpath from Carnavel is hardly visible on the ground but the kissing gates give hints as to its line. Generally not difficult going to the trig. The collapsed chambered cairn is worth a diversion on the returnColin Crawford31/08/2018
Parked at Liggat Bridge, then along track passed Carnavel. On to Hillside through sheep pasture, passed old sunken Grouse Butts. followed faint Pilgrim's Way path. Gates at field corners , then up to Trig. Good views. With the F.C.The Captain08/10/2017
P at Liggat Bridge. Along waymarked pack horse track to fence jnct at 300m. NE along wall to highest point then across wall to trig.chrisbien07/01/2017
from road to NEcjo03/04/2015
RHW07/02/2009
Dave Geere03/07/2018
carole engel09/04/2017