Bouldering is extremely popular here especially at Gimmerknowe and Ship Rock close to the town of Rothbury. They are ideal venues for beginners or those who don't want the hassle of acquiring all the climbing equipment because it's possible to simply turn up and start scrambling up some of the small ascents.
For more adventurous climbs you are best heading to the Simonside Hills which are also close to town of Rothbury. Here you will find several single pitch rock climbing craggs. Or maybe head to the Cheviot Hills where as well as wonderful views and array of wildlife there are plenty of peaks over 500 metres to explore.
Beginners or those who have already tried rock climbing and would like to learn more can do so with the aid of some of the fantastic climbing activity providers that are based in the county. These professionals have a thorough knowledge of the best places to climb in the area to make your climbing experience in Northumberland much more enjoyable.
Start your adventure now! Simply click on `Cottages suitable for Rock Climbing' to view properties within close proximity of exciting climbing and bouldering venues.