Site Status:

This site is Restricted

lambing notes:

This site is currently affected by lambing - contact the club before flying

Location Info:

Grid Reference :: NT 262158
OS Landranger :: 73; Peebles, Galashiels and Selkirk
Latitude :: 55.43100
Longitude :: -3.16700
WhatThreeWords :: earlobes.manhole.dolly


Direction :: SE
Best Direction :: S


ASL :: 1948ft, 594m
Top to Bottom :: 1171ft, 357m

Road Access

Approach along the Ettrick valley


WhatThreeWords : guesswork.pushy.united

Park at or near the Boston Hall.
Park sensibly and do not block the access track or gates.
Take quad bike track up the hill.
Can take a while to walk up but is generally worth it.


WhatThreeWords : earlobes.manhole.dolly

Lots of space / options.
Generally at the same level or just below the cairn.


WhatThreeWords : players.eruptions.helpers

Any suitable field to the south of the road.
Do not land in any fields with livestock or crop


Excellent in SE wind and good potential for XC.
One of the bigger flydowns in the area


Check NOTAM, CANP essential if flying mid week since this area is used for low flying exercises by military fast jets.
No mobile phone coverage in the valley


Please contact the club before flying.
DO NOT land in any fields with stock or grass being grown for hay or silage.
DO NOT use during lambing season - late March to late May.
Park sensibly and do not block the access track or gates.


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