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Monybuie to Fell Hill

Walk No: Glenkens 37

Start: Nether Monybuie. GR NX 742818.

Finish: Nether Monybuie. GR NX 742818.

Notes: A relatively short but strenuous walk along an open ridge, that deserves to be visited more often.

• Distance: 6 miles

• Height Gain:
• Approx. Time: 3hours

• Relevant Map:
Difficulty: Strenuous

• Terrain: Track and hill slopes with deep vegetation.
• Toilets: None available.

• Refreshments: None available.

Route Description
1. The public road offers several parking options.

2. Head S and opposite Nether Monybuie turn R along a track by-passing Upper Monybuie House. Continue upwards along track until it ceases to exist, then take a straight line onto the tops of Monybuie and then School Knowe.

3. A slight dip and rise through rough ground leads to the trig pillar and cairn on Fell Hill. From summit cairn head W downhill towards a track which can be seen to enter the forest. Pass a ruined dwelling following the track through the forest, across open moor to the road.

4. At road turn R for starting location.