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Back Bowden Doors (Colour Heugh)

N Hazelrigg, Chatton, Alnwick, NE66 5SB


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Back Bowden Doors (Colour Heugh) is in Alnwick, Northumberland.

There are over 200 climbs here on this sandstone crag which are mostly single-pitch with a range of gradings. It dries quickly and is in a sheltered position with high quality climbing, though the harder routes are poorly protected.

Before you go

  • The location shown is for guidance only and is not exact. It is important to assess for yourself the quality of the rock and its suitability for climbing. You may find that the weather and other influences cause conditions to differ from one visit to another. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route to this location. Before climbing here, please check for access restrictions and information on the British Mountaineering Council Website.

    If your climb is in a remote place, such as in a mountainous area which may require a long hike to the spot, you should also follow the same safety recommendations required for hillwalking/mountaineering.

  • There are no facilities here, so make sure you come prepared with everything you need for your visit.