Regional Access Database

Restrictions/ Sensitive Access Cormorant Ledge

Contains a broad range of routes in a secluded setting - the central routes routes have poor finishes.

BMC Area South West & Southern Rock Type Limestone
Climbing Area Swanage Access Status Restrictions/ Sensitive Access
County Dorset CRoW Land Yes
Importance Regional No. of Routes 46
Ownership National Trust Year Developed 1969
Within National Park No Grid Reference SZ002768

Restrictions apply from  1 March - 31 July. Reason - Nesting Birds

Restrictions apply west of Sea Cow and east of Oran


The strip of coastal land above the cliff is Open Access land. Find map here;

This page was last updated on 25/09/2012. RAD is updated as and when access changes and a historic date does not mean that the information is out of date, only that the access situation hasn't changed.