Heckley Crag


 A sheltered, overhanging sandstone crag in a small wood. Noted for its bouldering with good traverses and some short "Up and Jump Off's" - the routes are rarely done. Very often dry when other places are wet because of its easterly aspect and overhanging nature.

Crag information
Climbing Area: North East Rock Type: Sandstone
Importance: Local CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Private No. of Routes: 36
Within National Park: No Year Developed: 1980
Grid Reference: NU188164

Restrictions apply from 1 October - 1 February.

Reason: Public Safety

Climbing at the crag is reportedly no longer banned. In order to maintain access, please do not visit the crag on any day other than Sundays in shooting season (Oct 1 – Feb 1). Please leave if asked to. If you have any interaction with the landowner or farmer please pass on details to the BMC Access Team

Parking and Approach

Follow on the old A1 out of Alnwick to a large layby on the top of a hill. The crag is along the side of a fence on the E side of the road.

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