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Whita Hill
355m (1165ft)

The Ettrick Hills, The Scottish Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

The summit of Whita Hill is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

The monument on Whita Hill is a 30m (100ft) high obelisk commemorating the life of Sir John Malcolm (1769-1833), a famous soldier, diplomat and scholar who was born at nearby Burnfoot.


Record Whita Hill as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Walk Whita Hill walking UK Mountains in The Scottish Borders  Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Whita Hill Summit

Photo: Mike Maclean

You can find Whita Hill & all the walks that climb it on this unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Map: (click/TAP to select)


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1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

79 Hawick & Eskdale, Langholm


See Whita Hill and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

A go4awalk.com downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Map featuring Whita Hill should be available soon.


Not familiar with Whita Hill?

See the location of Whita Hill and the walk that climbs it on an interactive Google Map


You can walk to the top of Whita Hill by using this easy‑to‑follow route map:
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Walk dg104 Whita Hill from Langholm

Superb views from a lofty position

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 4ml (6.5km)
Ascent:958ft (292m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 3 Icon (Easy)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Whita Hill Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Whita Hill

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Not familiar with Whita Hill?

See the location of Whita Hill and the walk that climbs it on an interactive Google Map


More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Whita Hill

Langholm and Eskdale from Whita Hill

Langholm and Eskdale from Whita Hill

Photo: Mike Maclean (1)


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and we shall do our best to publish them.

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