Culter Fell circular, near Biggar

Culter Fell is the most popular, highest and most shapely of this rolling range of hills on the Lanarkshire / Borders boundary, south of Biggar. On its own it makes a straightforward short hillwalk; as described here it is the first part of a longer, rough round above the reservoir, passing over Gathersnow Hill and finally Hudderstone, before a grand and easy descent.

Terrain

Steep hill path to Culter Fell; continuation becomes increasingly boggy (and pathless) towards Hudderstone before final good grass track for the descent.

Public Transport

None to start; nearest bus stop at Coulter

Start

Layby just short of end of public section of road to Coulter Reservoir. Map and directions.

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