Regional Access Database

Advice Dovedale

A tourist honeypot with a good series of crags and caves on both banks of a leafy dale - nice rock.

BMC Area Peak District Rock Type Limestone
Climbing Area Central Limestone Access Status Advice
County Derbyshire CRoW Land No
Importance Regional No. of Routes 115
Ownership National Trust Year Developed 1950
Within National Park Yes Grid Reference SK145527

Significant rockfall from the Pickering Pinnacle (on the route Pickering Ridge) was reported in June 2015. Caution is advised if climbing at the crag as this route and others nearby may have been affected by the rockfall.

Restrictions apply from  15 March - 30 June. Reason - Nesting Birds

Peregrines are nesting at Tissington Spires - please avoid all routes on South Gully Buttress (Zulu Dawn to Amoeba inclusive) during the restriction period.

This page was last updated on 17/05/2016. RAD is updated as and when access changes and a historic date does not mean that the information is out of date, only that the access situation hasn't changed.