Walk 1-1: Cairnsmore of Fleet northerly

A popular walk to the summit of Cairnmore of fleet, with the route north giving a different aspect and wonderful northerly views.


Starting at Cairnsmore viaduct the traditional path is followed to the summit where it is worth spending time savouring the outstanding views.

A short steep descent to a col is followed by a gentle climb to Meikle Mulltaggart, dropping down to the Coo Lochans where Red Deer and Feral Goats are often seen.

The two tops of Craignelder and Millfore are next on the route before a forest road is taken to the pick up at a lay by at Brockloch Bridge. 

Starting Location

End Location

Theme Hills Biosphere
Register from 07:30
Depart at 08:00
Travel time 20 minutes
Start from NX 462 631
End at NX 522 732
Return travel time 30 minutes
Return by 16:25
Price (Adult) £11.00
Price (Accompanied Child) £11.00
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Walk 1-1: Cairnsmore of Fleet northerly