Name:Knockbrake
Hill number:13505
Height:196m / 643ft
Parent (Ma):1687  Brown Carrick Hill
SMC/RHB Section:27B: Carrick and Galloway
County/UA:South Ayrshire
Topographical area:SS04 Merrick-fleet
Catchment:Girvan
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:NS 29007 07469
Summit feature:no feature: pasture
Drop:39m
Col:157m  NS272071  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 70 76
(1:25k) 326S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 19 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked at covered reservoir leaving short walk to monument and Knockbrake through gates and under fences.lordtonult06/08/2022
P verge xrds W of Drumullan and up RoW to col. First field takes you to summit. Pleasant deviation to monument.Thearlaichdubh27/12/2021
P verge S of track to Drummullan, RoW to col & up. On to monument (OS intersected station) then back down track.agentmancuso21/12/2019
Maybole-Knockbrake-Kildoon Hill monument-Craigfin Hill trig-Kirk Hill-Quarrel Hill-Craighead Hill-bus stop by Grangestone Ind Estate with Bert & Regcampagvelocet06/06/2018
parked track to the NE along track to its highest point then up side of wall/fence to the top.robertphillips13/02/2018
On foot from Maybole railway station on a bracing breezy day. Time did not permit me to visit the monument on nearby Kildoon Hill.NormanW19/08/2017
1st of 8 hills today on a route from Maybole to Girvan in wet and windy conditions, avoiding the field with over 100 cows but climbing in and out using gates at the top and then heading straight across to the summit, about 5 m from one patch of nettles and 10m from the other. Descended SE past pond then Sw to use stile over track then over fence to shortcut reaching minor lane heading Sw towards the Ghaist glen. Next hill:Kirk hill.Dazingdale15/05/2017
RoW from the road. Monument was the most interesting part of the hillColin Crawford05/06/2016
Parked on verge 30m south of start of RoW to the NE. Followed track to col then W over pasture to summit. No cows or sheep today.Minto03/06/2016
P track to NE. Top is fairly flat but undulating.chrisbien18/02/2016
Wandered over from the monument.ARM12/12/2010
Parked near reservoir to N.E. Up track, and through gates to pasture. Up side of wall, and over barbed wire fence, to Top. With the F.C.The Captainblank
Matt04/05/2022
Chris Mac19/09/2020
ArnoB01/02/2020
Dave Geere09/12/2018
cmac02/06/2018
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