NY9026 : Holwick Scar

near to Holwick, County Durham, Great Britain

Holwick Scar
Holwick Scar
Holwick Scar is made up of what is locally known as Whin Sill. "Sill" being the term for an horizontal layer of rock and "whin", meaning a hard intractable black rock. Whinsill also gives rise to nearby Low Force.
Rock Climbing is currently banned on Holwick Scar because of objections from the locals.
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Saturday, 25 June, 2005   (more nearby)
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