Name:Bransly Hill
Hill number:7340
Height:398m / 1306ft
Parent (Ma):1819  Spartleton
SMC/RHB Section:28A: Firth of Forth to the River Tweed
County/UA:East Lothian
Topographical area:SS07 Windlestraw-lammerlaw
Catchment:Tweed, Catchment Boundaries
Watershed:Mull of Galloway to St Abb's Head, Tweedmouth
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:NT 67685 69902
Summit feature:no feature 200m SE of trig point
Drop:45m
Col:353m  NT685698  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 67
(1:25k) 345E 351E
Comments:Subhump status deleted February 2014
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 32 users)ByDate of Ascent
Lovely walk along path despite the turbines, with good sea views and the sound of skylarks or curlews almost all the way. Lots of sheep and cows.alda23/06/2024
Bransly Hill and Wester Dod from the minor road. Short grass up Bransly Hill the whole way, wind farm track leads almost to the summit of Wester Dod.Tisteln10/01/2024
Along track from the NE.summitter09/08/2023
With L & RJanet M12/03/2023
Parked near gate and followed land rover tracks to the summit.JAdair9706/07/2022
A repeat visit on the way to Watch Law.Minto21/02/2022
From parking to the East, over saturated terrain to top. Also visited the nearby trig.NormanW21/02/2022
Excellent parking off road to SW of cattle grid to E of hill. Follow the fence. Made circuit of the trees to take in the trig point. Ground at the fence corner NE of trig is at least 1m higher than trig and so could be in contention as the summit.Minto16/01/2022
Same route as most of the 'baggers' high point in the road. Then onto Watch Law. Lot of work going on to the SW. More wind turbine and large buildings which I would guess will be a electric sub station.Andrew Simmons15/12/2020
Revisit, grass track from NE on way to Watch Lawagentmancuso07/08/2020
Bagging the trig. Apart from the barbed wire fences, a nice spot.BigJ23/09/2019
Parked near cattle grid at col on main road, then easy 10 minute stroll to HP which is near trig. Good views over Belhaven Bay, N Berwick Law, Dunbar cement works and Torness nuclear power station. On to Watch Law.Thearlaichdubh22/03/2019
bransly hill and watch law from hp of road to the east.robertphillips16/02/2019
Sunny and a bit of a breeze. P near cattle grid at high point of road E of BH. Straight up to a flat top then onto the equally flat top of WL.chrisbien11/08/2018
Mist, rain so no views. approach from E - quite boggy in places.ger12/04/2018
Easy, if breezy, push up from high point of roadColin Crawford21/02/2016
Flat rushy grass, 400m GPS; revisited trig. From E, c/g, grass, 1 fence RHW11/12/2011
Via track from NE and trig point.agentmancuso29/01/2011
Excellent view of the Wind Turbines from the trig point.andy20/02/2005
Lindsay M12/03/2023
Rod M12/03/2023
Matt23/02/2023
Gallovidian02/01/2023
Pete R12/03/2022
curlebd22/01/2022
jimbloomer21/09/2020
mae21/09/2020
Dave Geere26/03/2019
Adrian31/10/2017
carole engel04/10/2017
maknipe08/05/2013
fasgadh29/07/2006