Cairnpapple Hill

Photo ©Chris Mac

Region: Lothian and Edinburgh

Altitude: 312 metres

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Cairnpapple Hill is just north of Bathgate. It is a fascinating prehistoric site, with a henge and a cairn (which you can descend into via a ladder), though the true summit is slightly to the south of both.

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There are 548 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Cairnpapple Hill. They have contributed 6 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
  11/04/2012  5 S1
  19/09/2019  2 S1
  25/09/2017  1 S1
  16/07/2013  1 S1
  31/01/2016  0 S1
  26/09/2013  0 S1

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