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Bowden Hill


<b>Bowden Hill</b>Posted by drewbhoyImage © drew/A/C/D/B
Nearest Town:Ladybank (3km WNW)
OS Ref (GB):   NO33230775 / Sheet: 59
Latitude:56° 15' 27.24" N
Longitude:   3° 4' 40.41" W

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Bowden Hill has wonderful views of The Lomonds to the west, Down Law to the east, Normans Law/Green Craig to the north and the Firth Of Forth to the south.

Sadly there is very little traces of fort now except for some on the western slopes which are almost impossible to photograph. However changes of colour in the grass give an idea of how large the fort was. The builders also had the good sense to use the slopes on three sides to their advantage. To the east Down Law might have given protection or a place of safe haven. Whatever Down Law was to Bowden is uncertain but it was going to be our next stop.

Just south east of the village of Balmalcolm on the A914 take the next road east which will then swing south. Follow the sign to the small village of Kettlehill and keep going till this road ends. At the junction head north, Bowden Hill being the first hill. At the bottom of the hill there is a track that provides enough room to park. Stunning all round views at the top.

Visited 27/10/2017.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
7th November 2017ce