Cairn Table

Region: Glasgow, Ayrshire and Lanark

Altitude: 593 metres

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Cairn Table rises southeast of Muirkirk. It is topped with a huge cairn, triangulation pillar and view indicator. The large cairn was built in 1920 as a memorial to the local men and women who were killed or served in the Great War. Further east are the remains of two prehistoric cairns.

Detailed route description and map

Cairn Table circuit from Kames, near Muirkirk


There are 421 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Cairn Table. They have contributed 15 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.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  03/07/2014  20 S2
  05/07/2015  3 S1
  05/12/2012  3 S1
  15/07/2011  3 S1
  10/07/2016  2 S1
  26/10/2019  1 S1
  23/07/2019  1 S3
  13/04/2019  1 S2
  20/03/2016  1 S1
  31/12/2011  1 M3C1S2
  06/06/2016  0 S1
  13/11/2013  0 S1
  19/08/2013  0 S1
  22/04/2012  0 S1
  30/07/2011  0 S1

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