Walk dg126 Cairnsmore of Carsphairn from Craigengillan

Fine views though the ground can be rough


Route outline for walk dg126:

Craigengillan  -  Craigengillan Bridge  -  Galloway Forest Park  -  Polifferie Burn  -  Poldores Burn  -  Tup Knowe  -  Soms Knowe  -  Scar Knowe  -  Moorbrock Farm  -  Poltie Burn  -  Green Hill (Moorbrock)  -  Poldores Burn  -  Beninne Gairy  -  Beninner  -  Nick of The Lochans  -  Cairnsmore of Carsphairn  -  Green Hill (Moorbrock)  -  Craigengillan.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

Munros
0
Munros
Corbett
1
Corbett
Grahams
0
Grahams
Murdos
0
Murdos
Donald
1
Donald
marilyn
1
Scottish
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Cairnsmore of Carsphairn at 797m (2615ft). Cairnsmore of Carsphairn is classified as a Corbett (No. 164). Cairnsmore of Carsphairn is also classified as a Donald (No. 10) and a Scottish Marilyn (367th highest in Scotland, 399th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Beninner at 710m (2330ft). Beninner is known as a Bridget..

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 328
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 77
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk dg126 Cairnsmore of Carsphairn from Craigengillan

In no particular order . . .

Information Board detailing the history of the Grassington Lead Mines at Yarnbury

Information Board detailing the history of the Grassington Lead Mines at Yarnbury

Photo: Mark Kissipie (195)

The house at Craigengillan

The house at Craigengillan

Photo: Mark Kissipie (171)

Polifferie Burn from Craigengillan Bridge with Moorbrock Hill in the distance

Polifferie Burn from Craigengillan Bridge with Moorbrock Hill in the distance

Photo: Mark Kissipie (170)

The track heading up to Moorbrock Farm

The track heading up to Moorbrock Farm

Photo: Mark Kissipie (172)

Beninner from the junction near Green Hill (Moorbrock),

Beninner from the junction near Green Hill (Moorbrock),

Photo: Mark Kissipie (194)


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