Cairnsmore of Fleet

The most southerly 2000 foot summit in Scotland, the Cairnsmore of Fleet is a popular hill with several routes of ascent. These all lead up to the summit with the ruins of a bothy, a big cairn and a memorial to eight air crashes. The views over Wigton Bay are superb.

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Region: Dumfries and Galloway

Altitude: 711 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Cairnsmore of Fleet - from the west

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Dumfries and Galloway Hotels

Dumfries and Galloway B&B

Dumfries and Galloway Cottages

Dumfries and Galloway Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Cairnsmore of Fleet
Photo ©Colin McDonald
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Users' walk reports for Cairnsmore of Fleet

There are 551 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Cairnsmore of Fleet. They have contributed 18 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  12/10/19  7 G1
  16/7/14  6 C2G5S1
  18/2/13  5 G1
  5/5/12  5 G1
  3/10/17  4 C2G6S1
  12/5/17  4 G5
  22/1/17  2 G1
  23/2/12  2 G1
  13/2/16  1 G1
  13/12/15  1 G2
  3/3/20  0 G1
  23/11/16  0 G1
  13/3/16  0 G1
  4/10/15  0 G1
  6/6/14  0 G1
  28/4/13  0 G1
  22/2/12  0 G1
  30/7/09  0 G1

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