Knowes Hill

Knowes Hill - Scottish Borders
© Walter Baxter and licensed for reuse under this Licence

Knowes Hill is the 9355th highest peak in the British Isles and the 5980th tallest in Scotland


373.9 m (1227 ft)


100.6 m (330 ft)

Survey method

Abney level/Leica RX1250


Tiny cairn S of wall


  • Hump
  • Tump (300-399m)

Nearest town

Galashiels, Scottish Borders

OS map sheets

OS50: 073 (Peebles, Galashiels & Selkirk, Tweed Valley)
OS25: 338 (Galashiels, Selkirk & Melrose)

Notes & comments

Top 125m SE at NT 43844 38255 (small cairn) is c 1m lower

Promoted to Hump November 2013