Name:Poultrybuie Hill
Hill number:18643
Height:354.6m / 1163ft
Parent (Ma):1707  Millfore
SMC/RHB Section:27B: Carrick and Galloway
Donald area:Galloway Hills
County/UA:Dumfries and Galloway
Topographical area:SS04 Merrick-fleet
Catchment:Cree
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:NX 49111 73932
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:30.9m
Col:323.7m  NX 4906 7424  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 77
(1:25k) 319
Observations:knoll 60m NE at NX 49159 73969 is 0.1m lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 23 users)ByDate of Ascent
Started from A712 just E of Craigdews. Followed vehicle track and crossed to path running above W side Tonderghie Burn to join forestry road until NW of Poultrybuie Hill. Short rough ascent to Poultrybuie Hill, then back to track for a while and then short climb to nice summit of Munwhul. Back to track and across to walk N around W side of (felled) forestry to reach ridge and steady ascent to Cairngarroch (quite complex summit area, visiting various high points as well as the cairn. Returned along ridge and continued to Millfore, the interesting top of Gairy of Pulnee, back to Millfore SW top, easy descent S and across to Fell of Talnotry. Descent through forest ride and then rough felled forest to forestry road followed on S side of Black Loch and back to start. Mainly misty and drizzle but some clearancesRobertP22/11/2021
Visited on the return from Millfore, a short hop over taxing terrain. The westerly knoll seems to me to be clearly higher but both visited to be sureColin Crawford31/07/2021
Solo. From Black Loch car park. Done on way to Millfore with a short diversion from the track to the north. Very tussocky ground.pwbellarby31/05/2021
From Black Loch forest car park (NX 4992 7300). Fell of Talnotry first, then across to here over clear fell and following power lines. On to Munwhul -> Darnaw -> Craignell -> Brockloch Hill for a 10 mile round across a lot of very bad ground.jonglew05/05/2021
Only a short distance from col to N but hard going on very rough tussocks and heather49pp16/10/2020
murrays monument, fell of talnotry, poultrybuie hill, munwhul, darnaw, craignell, brockloch hill, from the cp.robertphillips04/03/2020
9th top of 11 on a 30km route from Auchenleck car park to Murray's monument, climbing Bennan Hill, Gairy of Pulnee, Millfore Sw top, Millfore, Munwhul, Cairngarroch, Darnaw and Craignell, descending with difficulty down the SW ridge to reach Craigensalliard then on forest ride curving round to the Corse Burn, crossing it at NX49624 74497 via some rocks then through new conifer planting to reach remnants of old track that climbs up to the cycle track, briefly on this and then up directly to the summit, recording 355m @ NX 49158 73972 I continued over official high point, recording 356m before investigating Cairn 175m to the West, that was about 5m lower. Descent South from cairn to pylons then following a track of sorts to reach the Grey Mare's Tail burn, heading for Talnotry Fell...Dazingdale26/08/2018
A short fling from the forest track. Murk.Play2End23/07/2018
Ascended over heather from gravel forest track to north and assessed various HP possibilities. Lovely day.Denise 26/03/2018
Up rough grass/heather from the forest road to the NW. 2 possible high points, the SW one just higher.RichardM26/03/2018
After Talnotry, via powerline ATV service track. SW & NE summits about same height. N via forest road to MunwhulRHW25/03/2018
Tonester29/11/2023
mae24/09/2022
stevent080917/08/2022
thenomad10/02/2022
Laurel19/10/2021
Rowan19/10/2021
Adrian19/11/2020
cmac14/10/2018
john steel18/05/2018
mnixon30/05/2017
Dave Geere27/04/2017
hillhunter08/11/2014