The crag is beautifully situated in a sheltered position on the edge of a clearing in Kielder Forest. Most of the developed climbing is to the left of the spring, There is a lot of scope for bouldering at the right hand end of the crag, along with one route.
Fell Sandstone Carboniferous, Dinantian
Whiteheugh is a very short crag with a very short history. The crag was climbed on by B. Imeson and Gordon Thompson in the sixty's and Steve Blake in the seventy’s. All the names and grades are by Bob Smith, John and Andrew Earl, Karin Magog and Steve Crowe who have invested a lot of time during 1994/5 climbing all the lines described.