Primrose Bay

  • Grade context: UK


A very picturesque little bay, accessible on foot from Hopeman by heading eastwards down the path along the beach approximately 600m. Gets busy at the weekends with picnickers.


Along the beach east from Hopeman, or the path parallel to the beach. Passes the golf course when you're close.

Descent notes

The routes on the western side have (occasionally well hidden) stakes at the top.



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Rap down to the hanging belay by way of the stakes at the top, clipping an in situ thread and an old peg. The belay is fairly obvious, just above where the sandstone turns soft and cuts in to the face to leave an overhang.

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Author(s): Andy Nisbet

Date: 2013

ISBN: 9781907233159

A comprehensive sport climbing guidebook for Scotland, including 3 dry tooling areas, describing over 1,300 routes across a wide range of grades from F3 to F9a.

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