Name:Cawin Hill
Hill number:13401
Height:266m / 873ft
Parent (Ma):1692  Shalloch on Minnoch
SMC/RHB Section:27B: Carrick and Galloway
County/UA:South Ayrshire
Topographical area:SS04 Merrick-fleet
Catchment:Girvan
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:NS 37172 03139
Summit feature:grassy knoll
Drop:33m
Col:233m  NS374030  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 77
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 11 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Bennan came down the wide ditch to W of summit running SW/NE to awkward fence/wall combo then some roughish ground, working gradually clockwise round skirting trees completely. This proved to be a much better approach than trying to find the invisible more direct track - a hideous mix of thistles,ferns & new plantings as I found on the way back.agentmancuso09/07/2020
bennan hill and cawin hill parking in layby opp new track 200m south of craigfad.robertphillips07/03/2018
After my 7 hill car tour visiting Craigie Hill (again) Sornhill, Mauchline, Tarbeg, Raith hill, Craigs of Kyle and Lindston hill i refuelled with soup and coffee at the Hollybush Inn and then drove to Craigfad near Balbeg holidays. Up pasture into woods and into pleasant open hillside but....as others have indicated, dense new forest plantings block your way. It was rough and was crawling through at times. Summit is a pleasant grassy knoll and descent via perspective offered from the summit was easier. The walk up towards Bennan was a lot easier!Dazingdale07/05/2017
I didn't find any track up to Cawin, just some seriously unpleasant stuff between the hills. And the new plantings are a pain. Occasional waymarking posts on the way down but little hint of a pathColin Crawford28/12/2016
From Craigfad. Track through wood to Long Craig and onto summit of Bennan. Down to and across wall and track to top of Cawin. Complex topography.chrisbien11/04/2016
Matt09/05/2022
Lucky13/04/2022
maknipe13/04/2022
ArnoB09/11/2021
Dave Geere19/03/2019
cmac04/01/2019