Cairnsmore of Fleet, near Newton Stewart

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The Cairnsmore of Fleet is the most southerly two thousand foot hill in Scotland and a magnificent viewpoint for the Cree Estuary and the Solway. It makes for a popular and fairly straightforward hillwalk.

Terrain

Excellent hill path; alternative return mentioned is pathless.

Public Transport

None to start.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

Start

Car park near Graddoch Bridge. Map and directions.

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