North of England Rock Climbs

Author Stewart Wilson
Published Cordee (1992)
ISBN 1-871890-41-1

This Guidebook is now out of print, and unavailable


A definitive guide covering 78 crags in Cumbria (excluding the Lakes), parts of Northumberland, the Pennine Border region, Tyne & Wear, County Durham, the Cleveland Hills and northern Yorkshire.

Crags covered by this Guide
County Durham crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Catcastle Quarry16Grit (quarried)S
Cotherstone Crag27Sandstone (hard)SW
Hownsgill Quarry88Sandstone (soft)SW
Cumbria crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Armathwaite161Sandstone (soft)SW
Caldbeck Moor Quarry44LimestoneE
Cowraik Quarry88Sandstone (soft)S
Crag Gate (Greystoke)25Limestone?
Cumrew Crag34LimestoneSW
Headend quarry39LimestoneS
Lodges Quarry39Sandstone (hard)NW
Scratchmere Scar65Sandstone (hard)SW
Spadeadam Crag21Sandstone (hard)S
Summerground Crag0LimestoneSW
The Gelt Boulder16QuartziteNE
The Hoff28Conglomerate?
The Otterstones13LimestoneN
Windmore End228LimestoneSW
North Yorkshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Applegarth Scar40LimestoneS
Downholme Quarry39LimestoneW
Ellerkin Scar10LimestoneSW
Hagg Wood66LimestoneNW
High Spring Quarry16LimestoneW
Hudswell crag9Limestone?
Kersey Green Scar18LimestoneNE
Kisdon Force, Swaledale15LimestoneS
Orgate Scar44LimestoneSW
Round Howe2LimestoneE
Northumberland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Queens Crag104Sandstone (hard)NW
The Tipalt14Sandstone (hard)N
Vindolanda Quarry26Sandstone (hard)W
Tyne & Wear crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Lonnen Quarry (aka Cleadon Quarry)51LimestoneSW
The Cove9LimestoneE
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