Climbs 70
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 145m a.s.l
Faces S

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James focused on the top sloper. Dovehole Boulders. © neil the weak

Crag features

A brilliant little bouldering crag, miles from anywhere (despite the short walk-in). Very nice setting - Northumberland's answer to Font!

Approach notes

Permission is no longer needed from the farmhouse; they are happy for people to climb at Dovehole at anytime. The estate has an open access policy but as always, if any access problems occur be diplomatic and report to the Estate office.

Park carefully, avoiding the gates, and take all rubbish away. 

Lovely mix of slabs and overhangs. Have never run into another group here. A few of the top outs have gotten quite lichen covered, could do with a bit of a brush. Also whoever developed this crag is a master of puns, love the time that must have gone into naming climbs.
klimber - 05/Jun/16
Beautiful and quiet spot with great views towards the Cheviots. Can be frustratingly sandy at times but there's some real quality climbing to be had.
John 'B' Hutchinson - 16/Aug/11
Some good problems here although a few are getting sandy! Needs a few days to dry out completely however there are some problems that dry out quicker than others..
gambit247 - 24/Oct/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Monkey Face
2 Technohead f5 17
3 Pinchpocket f5 54
4 Higher Consciousness
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f5 16
5 The Bad Seeds
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f5 15
6 It's your Privilege f6A 8
7 Balance of Faith
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f5 43
8 The Stooges f6A 81
9 Moorish Idol f6B 60
10 Milfield Cafe f7A 11
11 The Hair Bear Bunch
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f6C 7
12 Sloper City
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f6C 33
13 Eastern Arete f6A 21
14 Half Price Balti f5+ 20
15 Orange Naan Bread f7A+ ** 1
  Mouse Boulder
17 Fat Boy Slim
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f4+ 25
18 Stormin' Norman f4 14
19 Reivers Lookout
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f5+ 42
20 Six-pack Sexpot f4+ * 42
  The Elephant
22 Truncated f4 17
23 Up the A1 f5+ 21
24 Nellie f6C ** 18
25 Traverse of the Trunks
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f4 23
26 Fungatatus Ejactulatus f6C *** 37
27 The Spitting Mushroom f6B 20
Climb name Grade
  Duckbill
29 The Bulge f7A 19
30 The Lip f6C 10
31 A Short Problem f6B * 12
32 Arnie Slidebottom f5 7
33 Battle Of The Bulge f7C 1
34 Duckbilled Splatypus f5+ 6
  Crinkle Wall
36 Mammary Loss f4 29
37 Topless
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f6A 22
38 Jock Nimlin Loves Ya
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f6A 22
39 Stone of Destiny
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f5+ 33
40 Stone of Destiny SS f6B 25
41 21st Century Citizen
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f6A+ 7
  Viewpoint Rock
43 The Slug
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f5 3
44 See you Jimmy Johnstone f4 5
  The Slide
46 Thighs of an Elephant f5 45
47 Any Room at the Inn f5+ 8
48 Pud
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f4 15
49 Bull
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f4+ 12
  The Slab
51 Run For Your Life
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f4 19
52 Visible Thigh
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f4 11
  Alien
54 Alien Crack f4+ 45
55 First Contact f7B 12
Climb name Grade
56 The Thigh of an Alien f5+ 6
57 Walk like an Egyptian f5 17
58 Back Passage/Alien's Orifice summit * 17
  Picnic Boulder
60 Bee Pit
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f7A  
61 Another day at the Office
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f4 3
62 Problem Nine
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f5 2
63 Capillary Action
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f5+ 3
64 Millfield Tiger f6B 3
65 Everybody's Dead Dave
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f7A+  
66 Give Quiche a Chance
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f7A 1
  Main Buttress
68 The Sound of One Hand Slapping
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f5+ 13
69 Don't Look Down
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f6A 11
70 Rab's Problem
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f6B 5
71 Send it Dude
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f5 1
  Hidden Rock
73 XB
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f4 2
74 Little Itch
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f5+ 2
75 The Hornburg
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f6B+ 1
  The Big Slab
77 Grab That Foothold
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f5 3
78 Slim Shady
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f5+ 2
79 Fat Slabs
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f4+ 3
80 Poc'a'hunters
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f5 2
81 Wilfred Prickles Slight Return
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f5+ 1
82 Stretch Marx
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f5+  
83 Dirt Me Dude
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f5+  

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