Brough Scar

Brough Scar is the name given to the limestone escarpment near Brough. The Main Buttress gives by far the best climbing offering very steep and fingery routes through bulging rock. This crag was first developed by Robin Curley and his gang from Appleby in 1984.
Laybacking on Eden Valley limestone © Ron Kenyon


Park near the quarry above Brough and follow the main track up the fellside to a small quarry. Follow a path along the fellside to below the crag. The crag is on Access Land. There are 8 routes here ranging from E1 to E4.



  • Car parking


Facilities nearby: 

  • Accessible toilets
  • Cafe
  • Pub
  • Shop
  • Toilets