Criffel by the Ardwall path

Criffel may be only 569 metres high, but its modest altitude belies its prominence, rising as the highest hill for miles around and dominating the Solway coastline. The ascent is short but steep and rewarded with stunning views of the Solway, its estuaries and across to the English Lake District.


Excellent path through forestry, then clear but very boggy path on the open hill.

Public Transport

Traveline Scotland.


Ardwall car park. Map and directions.

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