Downholme Quarry

NE Yorkshire

Situated near the village of Downholme, and although small it has good quality climbing.

Crag information
Climbing Area: North East Rock Type: Limestone
County North Yorkshire Access Status: Restrictions/ Sensitive Access
Importance: Local CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Ministry of Defence No. of Routes: 22
Within National Park: Yes Year Developed: 1960
Grid Reference: SE113981

Updated arrangements for using the crag were confirmed on 30.11.2015. Individuals wishing to use the crag must ring the Bookings Office on 01748 875507 to ensure the quarry is free and available. Groups must first obtain a Licence by contacting The Events Coordinator, Landmarc Support Services Limited, Tel: 01748 829522. Risk Assessments, Public Liability Insurance and copies of instructors' qualifications are required together with payment of a fee of £130 + Vat (Nov 2015).

 

Parking

Considerate parking is available in Downholme hamlet from where it is a short walk down a gated lane to the crag. Parking in the pub is reserved for customers.

CRoW Information

Not on access land

Group Advice

A Licence is required by groups wishing to use the quarry.

The venue is fairly manageable for groups although there are only a few easy lines.

Area information

Weather Information

N.E. England

Steve Crowe, Bob Bennett, Mark Turner

CMC

2003

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