Regional Access Database

Restrictions/ Sensitive Access Howlerhirst Crag

A fine, remote sandstone outcrop in the North Tyne valley - catches the sun.

BMC Area North East Rock Type Sandstone
Climbing Area Northumberland Access Status Restrictions/ Sensitive Access
County Northumberland CRoW Land Yes
Importance Local No. of Routes 18
Ownership Private Year Developed 1970
Within National Park Yes Grid Reference NY787829




Restrictions apply from  1 March - 30 June. Reason - Nesting Birds


Peregrine have been spotted at the crag.










On Open Access land. See map here; http://www.naturalengland.org.uk/ourwork/enjoying/places/openaccess/default.aspx Please close all gates and respect the fences. The crag is on CROW Access land but much of the access route is not and is by permission of High Carrieth Farm.



  
This page was last updated on 31/08/2012. RAD is updated as and when access changes and a historic date does not mean that the information is out of date, only that the access situation hasn't changed.