Broughton Heights and Trahenna Hill circuit
Broughton Heights is the highest of the fine range of hills lying to the east of the village. With grassy ridges and steep heathery slopes, the hills gives some superb views. This route takes in Broughton Heights itself before returning over Hammer Head to take in Trahenna Hill.
Grassy hill paths and tracks; steep, narrow path up heather for ascent of Hammer Head.
Bus to Broughton village, 1km from start.
Walkers' car park at end of track past Broughton Place.
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 Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.
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