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.


Wood and forest paths and tracks, then excellent hill path over moorland. Boggy on final approach to summit.

Public Transport

None to start.


Signed parking along track side near Graddoch Bridge. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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