The whalebacked hill of Criffel rises in isolation above the Solway Firth and commands superb views up and down the coastline as well as across to the English Lake District.

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Region: Dumfries and Galloway

Altitude: 569 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Criffel from Ardwall

Criffel from New Abbey

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)


Users' walk reports for Criffel

There are 430 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Criffel. They have contributed 19 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
  9/5/20  4 S1
  15/12/19  3 S3
  18/3/18  3 C1S2
  24/11/16  2 S1
  6/9/20  1 S19
  28/8/15  1 S1
  22/2/13  1 S1
  4/2/13  1 S1
  17/6/12  1 S1
  4/4/12  1 S1
  10/2/10  1 S1
  14/1/20  0 S1
  20/8/18  0 S1
  30/9/17  0 S1
  5/1/17  0 S1
  14/7/16  0 S1
  19/12/15  0 S1
  6/12/15  0 S1
  4/4/12  0 S1

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