Stanhope Dene


The venue comprises the eastern walls of an extensive disused quarry, a significant number of lines have been bolted.

Crag information
Climbing Area: North East Rock Type: Limestone
Importance: Local CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Unknown No. of Routes:
Within National Park: No Year Developed: 2018
Grid Reference: NY988403

The venue is being developed for sport climbing by local activists. Attemts to establish ownership have been unsuccessful (up to Jan 2019) and climbers are advised to keep their activities discreet until more formal access arrangements can be negotiated.

Parking and Approach

From Stanhope take the B6278 up towards Crawleyside. When heading up the hill, there is a sharp right hand bend at NY991400, turn left down a lane. There is parking for a number of cars after approximately 100m and more further on. There are residential properties on the lane and the area is very popular with dog walkers, etc so please park with consideration.

Group Advice

Due to the sensitive access situation, group use is not advised.
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