This site is Open
|Grid Reference||::||NT 427302|
|OS Landranger||::||73; Peebles, Galashiels and Selkirk|
|Direction||::||SW, SSW, 200 - 230degs|
Can be flown when wind is off to the S
|Top to Bottom||::||894ft, 273m|
A708 Selkirk to Moffat road approx 3 miles west of Selkirk and 1 mile east of Yarrowford
GridReference : NT 419298
Small lay-by on A708 west of Foulshiels Farm
GridReference : NT 427302
Follow road west towards Yarrowford until gate is seen on north side of road.
Follow obvious track for 750 yards before turning north east for 850 yards as hill levels off.
Turn south and walk towards summit.
GridReference : NT 418297
Top landing is possible or bottom land in fields to SW of A708.
Do not land in any fields with livestock.
Excellent in SSW wind with thermals generated from the road and hill with good potential for XC.
Evening resitution can extend across valley towards Newark Tower and Yarrowford
Check NOTAM, CANP essential if flying mid week since this area is used for low flying exercises by military fast jets.
If landing in fields between A708 and Yarrow Water beware of power lines
DO NOT fly during lambing season - mid March to late May
DO NOT land in fields with livestock or being used for hay or silage
Sensitive site due to livestock, please check contact the club or landowner before flying