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Rumbling Kern What the symbols
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Grid Ref: NU263173   Aspect: W 
Altitude: 0 mtrs   Walk in: 5 mins   Bike in: 1 mins   Bike out: 1 mins 
Click here for StreetMap  This crag is in an area designated as an SSSI
From the Alnwick bypass (A1) take the B1340 turn off at Denwick and follow signs to Longhoughton. At Longhoughton follow the B1339 north and after 1.5 km turn right towards Howick and park at Sea Houses farm where the road turns sharp left along the coast. The farm track just north of the farm leads to the cove.
A series of vertical sandstone walls in and around a delightful sheltered sandy cove at Sea Houses farm 2.5 km south of Craster, 5/7 metres high. The rock is good and there are several nice solos with sandy landings, a great spot for a sunny winters afternoon. The climbing is inaccessable at the highest tides.
Fell Sandstone Carboniferous, Dinantian
The rock is reasonable quality, clean quarried sandstone, rounded in the lower part where the sea has washed it.
Solos up to 7 metres with harder starts than finishes due to the seawash effect.
More soloing really, but there are a couple of intersting traverses.