The Rhinns of Kells can always be relied upon to provide an exhilarating hill-walk and this route includes a ‘good leg stretch’ along this popular ridge. Taking in the major tops of Corserine and Meikle Millyea, Millfire, Milldown and Meikle Lump are all also crossed.
Our walk starts at Forrest Lodge and initially follows forest tracks and a recently refurbished path towards the forest edge. Once on the open hill a path ascends passing Hennessy’s Shelter before flattening out on the plateau of Corserine. The ridge is followed almost due south towards Meikle Millyea offering, along its length, uninterrupted views in all directions.
From Meikle Millyea we descend below Meikle Lump before crossing open moorland towards the Rig of Clenrie, then rough sheep pasture to meet with the Southern Upland Way path and track to our pick-up point at the road head near Drumbuie.