Region: Dumfries and Galloway

Altitude: 569 metres

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 You have not climbed Criffel.

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


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.

Detailed route description and map

Criffel from Ardwall

Criffel from New Abbey


There are 410 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.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  09/05/2020  4 S1
  15/12/2019  3 S3
  18/03/2018  3 C1S2
  24/11/2016  2 S1
  06/09/2020  1 S19
  28/08/2015  1 S1
  22/02/2013  1 S1
  04/02/2013  1 S1
  17/06/2012  1 S1
  04/04/2012  1 S1
  10/02/2010  1 S1
  14/01/2020  0 S1
  20/08/2018  0 S1
  30/09/2017  0 S1
  05/01/2017  0 S1
  14/07/2016  0 S1
  19/12/2015  0 S1
  06/12/2015  0 S1
  04/04/2012  0 S1

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