Climbs 36
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 30m a.s.l
Faces N

A Slight Miscalculation © JDal

Crag features

Overhanging the River Coquet a couple of miles upstream of Walkworth lies an idyllic crag. Best visited in the spring months when the rock is dry and the vegetation has eased. Excellent, solid sandstone provides some very entertaining routes.

High Board, Wet Fly and Ancient Briton are all musts for the Northumbrian adventurer!

Groups should be wary of the lack of ground space around the base of the crag, best visited in pairs.

Approach notes

Turn north off the B6345 at Acklington, heading for Warkworth. After 3km turn left past Morwick Hall go down a track to the old mill. There is limited parking.

Lovely little crag with brilliant rock (Millstone Grit). It can take a lot of traffic, altoigh the crag bottom path is a bit iffy.
JDal - 17/May/10
Although the climbing is excellent, in an idyllic location, avoid humid evenings in the Midge season. Mu only visit resulted in a trip to the Doc's the following day and a course of antibiotics to counteract the hundreds of bites the little ba$tards had inflicted.
Alan Stark - 14/Apr/05
Esoteric but excellent and well worth a visit for routes from Severe to E5.A very gritty sandstone, hard and sound in a lovely location. Climbable in the wet.It catches the evening sun and is only a couple of miutes walk in. Classics include High Board Severe,Wet Fly VS,Ancient Briton E1/2 and The Butcher E3.
Andy Birtwistle - 20/Aug/02
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Bruin S 12
2 Straight Up S 22
3 Pause and Ponder VS 4c ** 59
4 The Poacher E1 5b * 4
5 Greenwells Glory E3 5c * 2
6 The Angler E3 5c * 11
7 The Butcher E3 5c *** 7
8 The Little Mermaid
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E5 6b * 1
9 Dry Fly Corner VS 4c * 59
10 Brown Trout S 6
11 Stickleback S 21
12 Stickleback Direct Start S 6
13 High Board HS 4c *** 91
14 High Board Alt Finish HS 4
15 The Plummet E2 5b * 1
16 A Bigger Splash E5 6b * 1
17 Devil's Disciple
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HVS 5b * 2
18 Devil's Wedge VS 4c * 20
19 Wet Fly HVS 5a *** 67
20 Ancient Briton E2 5c *** 40
21 Jack of All Trades E2 5c 1
22 Salmon Leap VS 5a * 16
23 Hanging Tree HVS 5b ** 20
24 Minnow HS 2
25 Smolt HS 1
26 Shark Attack
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E2 5c  
27 Mouldy Corner VS 4c 6
28 Barracuda Roof E5 6a ** 2
29 Barracuda - Breakout link up E5 6a *** 1
30 Breakout E5 6b *  
31 Spate Wall HVS 5b 3
32 Girdle Traverse VS 5b  
33 Fish Supper HS 4c 1
34 Angler Buttress low level traverse f6A 1
35 Barracuda Buttress low level traverse f6A 1
36 Barracuda Buttress Traverse E5 6a 1

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