Blaeloch Hill

Area:Ayr to the River Clyde
County:North Ayrshire
Classification:Marilyn and HuMP
(also Yeaman and Tump)
Height:407m (with a drop of 185m)
Maps:341(S) Explorer or 63 Landranger
Grid Ref:NS243553         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:no feature
Notes:ground 40m N at NS 24335 55355 and ground 125m NNE at NS 24387 55430 are lower
Daylight:dawn 03:34, sunrise 04:35, sunset 22:08, dusk 23:09

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Blaeloch and Blaeloch Hill
Blaeloch and Blaeloch Hill

A posting on the rhb mailing list in September 2012 noted that there is now an access road for the Kelburn wind "farm". This starts near a blue-sign parking place at NS240576, very close to the col that defines the hill's drop (185m). The access road then gets to "about 20 minutes from the summit".

The posting also noted the alternative route from the west via the altogether more scenic Fairlie Glen, followed by a lot of tussock and bog.

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: Chris Mac.

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