Name:Highmains Hill
Hill number:13689
Height:103m / 338ft
Parent (Ma):1746  Ballencleuch Law
RHB Section:27C: The Glenkens to Annandale
County/UA:Dumfries and Galloway
Catchment:Lochar, Nith, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Tump (100-199m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NY 01539 68008
Summit feature:no feature: ground by NE corner of enclosure
Col:18m  NX983775  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 84
(1:25k) 322S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 24 users)ByDate of Ascent
Park at the lane 0187-6814. Follow the lane through two gates on to the field and up to the trig point .Some nice views. lane very boggy.smocks and denims04/03/2024
From parking by the track to the east, south along the road and then track to final summit field. Easy over fencing to trig in small compound.Alan Caine28/01/2024
From the track to the eastAndrew Simmons26/01/2023
Parked beside road at NY 0200 6804 to use track & gates to bag Highmains Hill. Then continued vis fields & gates back to road near Lanarkbank. Then used way marked route to Ward Law.Dugswell221/04/2022
3 of 5 on 28 mile bike ride starting at the car park on broom road in Dumfries. Dumped the bike in field and proceeded on foot steepish climb up. Was greeted by some inquisitive cows on the summitThe-Z-Man01/08/2021
Parked to the east track to craigwood 2 fields to the top.robertphillips23/04/2021
From our front door on a 7 mile circuit.Wayne Mac20/03/2021
Parked NY 0201 6806. Green road for 200m then across pasture land.jonglew21/10/2020
P junc due E, track to gate then easy pasture. Back down via Highmains Fm track.agentmancuso21/08/2020
Wandered a short distance along a track from the east and then through two fields of short grass to the summit. (Plenty up here to keep the photographer in me busy.)3 kinnears04/06/2020
Here for the trigpoint. TP:UK log: Walked up to Highmains farmhouse and asked if it was ok to visit the pillar. Owner explained he wasn't the landowner/farmer but it would be ok anyway.thejackrustles09/05/2019
Trig on top of small reservoirvegibagger23/11/2018
From track towards Craigwood - bagged hill summit and trig - fine views.briandavies07/05/2018
Easy from track to ENE where there is space for 1 car. Good viewpoint.Thearlaichdubh20/07/2017
Same as CB. Met farmer on top - friendlyColin Crawford16/07/2016
P to E along track to NW. Then SW through 2 fields. Trig on top of covered res.chrisbien17/10/2015
Non HuMP Yeaman.chalky195324/09/2015
low-fenced resr; pleasant view. from tk to E; pasture; rather exposed RHW23/08/2003
Dave Geere25/01/2017
carole engel20/09/2014