|A lot of cows, some with calfs are currently being kept in the crag field. The farmer wasn't about and we didn't want to push through them or cause issues, so we abandoned and went elsewhere|
iamstebarker - 30/Apr/17
|Surprised by how many people were there yesterday but as a first time visitor I really enjoyed this place.
Some great looking butresses with good routes, some great soloing and even potential for some new lines to be developed!|
Gabe Oliver - 06/Oct/14
|The residents of the cottages will get very arsy if you park outside their home. One chap won't think twice about moving his shed (Audi A3) to block you in. No doubt he intends on giving you a load of hassle before moving it out the way.|
y2keable - 06/Oct/14
|Berry Hill is accessed through a working farm. There are only issues here if people are not thoughtful. There are no parking spaces as such you are parking on their lane so be aware that they might need access to machinery and silage etc. that they store here.
Please ask at the farm and all will be fine. There are often rooks nesting in the crag but in an area you would not normally climb. They have all sorts of stock in the field, last time I was there there were some highland bullocks so I would be cautious re dogs but that is the case in many Northumberland crags.
Ollie Jay - 03/Apr/13
|Planning on calling by in 2 weeks- anyone know if the access issues (parking and livestock) are sorted?|
brynbobaggins - 07/May/12
|I told the BMC so they know, they have just lambed and the wee things are all over the place cows are in the crag field at the moment.|
jonnie3430 - 27/Feb/12
|The rockfax Northern England recommended carpark has "no parking," signs even though there are two carparking spaces, it's still possible to park in front of the wee houses.
Something falcon-like is nesting on Marcher Lord, I don't think eggs are present yet but are coming. It had cleared off before we arrived, but we heard it all day and saw it return to the crag after we had finished.|
jonnie3430 - 27/Feb/12
|April 12, 2007
Asked at the farm, the landlord is running a couple of bulls on the crag field- they haven't bothered people, but may bother a dog if you have one with you (we did, so we pottered off elsewhere for the day, where the dog was far better at getting up the damn rock than me, predicatbly). 4 years ago, not a problem, as the landlord ran sheep on the field at the time. Apparently there is a notice at the field about dogs, but we didn't go and see.
Sarah G - 16/Apr/07
|worth a visit for marcher lord VS 5a best route for miles !|
bongo - 03/Aug/06