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.
None to start.
Signed parking along track side near Graddoch Bridge.
Hillwalking in Winter
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