Regional Access Database

Advice Simonside

This is an exposed crag on the summit of Simonside with unrivalled views over the Cheviots and Coquetdale. The lower tier has rounded buttresses while the upper tier is split by numerous cracklines and chimneys.

BMC Area North East Rock Type Sandstone
Climbing Area Northumberland Access Status Advice
County Northumberland CRoW Land Yes
Importance Regional No. of Routes 105
Ownership Estate Year Developed 1900
Within National Park Yes Grid Reference NZ024987

The forest tracks are good for bikes. Biking in along these makes the descent much quicker, there is a map in the car park. Cars have been broken into at the car park.

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 RAD is updated as and when access changes and a historic date does not mean that the information is out of date, only that the access situation hasn't changed.