Name:Artfield Fell
Hill number:5039
Height:272m / 892ft
Parent (Ma):1725  Beneraird
SMC/RHB Section:27B: Carrick and Galloway
County/UA:Dumfries and Galloway
Topographical area:SS05 Beneraird-cairn
Class:Hump, Tump (200-299m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NX 23066 67648
Summit feature:cairn
Col:172m  NX215679  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 82
(1:25k) 310
Observations:cairn is east of wind turbine
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 32 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked at windfarm entrance. On way up the turbines were not working but that changed on the way down. Followed by a big herd of cattle but they were just inquisitive about us.Crumblie205/02/2024
Drive up, parked 70m from the top.jonglew15/08/2021
P windfarm entrance, track to first turbine then trig & over two s2s. On to Balmurrie Fell.agentmancuso23/04/2021
Parked at the end of the windfarm track (sign requested no unauthorised vehicles except on farm business). Followed the windfarm tracks to within 140m of the summit. Shortcut the first bend on the way back.LizH19/07/2020
Possible to drive to within 40m height of the summit and to the trig too on the wind farm roadsvegibagger26/03/2018
parked at wind farm control room, Good tracks to the top.robertphillips08/09/2015
8th hill of ten today on an epic alternative Southern Upland Way route from Castle Kennedy (Chlenry farmhouse) to The House of Hill hotel in Bargrennan linking the hills in between. Route: SU Way then Craig Fell, Cruise Black Fell, Gleniron Fell, Bught Fell,Larig Fell,Drumpail Fell, Balmurrie Fell and then I took the Turbine access road climbing upto the flat area of the nearest turbine and then climbing directly to the nearest turbine near the summit,another short climb and I was on the summit next to the Cairn looking down on my next destination :a forest break at NX237 678.Dazingdale07/05/2015
Followed the service roads as far as possible and then up to the small summit which was photographed for Geograph.3 kinnears10/11/2013
As Chris, wind farm access road followed round to turbine 14 where top gained. Farmer appears OK.Dugswell216/04/2011
Parked at the junction of the unclassified road and the road to the windfarm.chrisbien11/09/2010
see for details. RHW12/05/2007
Tom Mundell03/11/2019
Dave Geere11/05/2017
Martin R06/06/2016
Alan Whatley12/12/2015
Colin Crawford17/02/2010