Regional Access Database

Advice Jack Scout Crag (Scout Crag)

Lancashire's only 'sea cliff' - nice crag over looking an esturine environment of mud flats, glittering channels and wading birds. An excellent afternoon suntrap for all you fairweather lizards.

BMC Area North West Rock Type Limestone
Climbing Area North Lancashire Access Status Advice
County Lancashire CRoW Land No
Importance Local No. of Routes 42
Ownership National Trust Year Developed 1969
Within National Park No Grid Reference SD458737

The crag is owned by the National Trust and is designated as a SSSI owing to its rare flora. There are three species of rare tree in the area including the Lancashire whitebeam. The cliff top heath and grassland is also of special interest. Climbers are asked to respect the following guidelines: 1. There should be no vegetation removal (including gardening ivy). 2. Please avoid using trees or bushes for runners. 3. Use bolt abseil descent points where fitted. Thank you for you support.

This page was last updated on 03/09/2012. RAD is updated as and when access changes and a historic date does not mean that the information is out of date, only that the access situation hasn't changed.