/ best rock climbing locations without a car
The Cobbler area at Arrochar if you don't mind the walk in.
Trowbarrow : train to Silverdale
There's a bus up both Langdale and Borrowdale and the 555 goes past Castle Rock.
There's loads; might help to know where you're coming from.
Chudleigh. Train to Exeter (unless you live there), bus to Chudleigh.
Do you mean for day trips, weekends or longer holidays? And where from? Plenty of places in north Wales or the lakes would be good bases for climbing without a car. For example somewhere near grange in Borrow dale, or Ogwen or nant peris in Snowdonia.The eastern peak is also good if you are prepared to walk a bit from somewhere like hathersage. The south coast also had options if you stay somewhere near swanage. Train and bus can get you to any of these locations quite easily.
Here's a good'un: Glen Rosa, Arran. Great climbing, get trains, a boat and good long hike up to wild camp beneath Cir Mor. A great weekend.
Glen Coe - bus goes right through it
Has to be Lundy. Even the most addicted motor head will be in the same boat, literally, having had to leave their wheels on the mainland and once you're there......
Has walking in gone out of fashion? ;-)
Arran is very do-able.
get on the 516
raven walthwaite, scout, white ghyll, tarn crag, bright beck, pavey ark, harrison stickle, raven, gimmer, bowfell butress, north crag, neckband, shelter, black crag, long scar, side pike, oak howe
loads of the peak district is accessible from the train. Where are you travelling from? I've done Stanage, Froggatt, Wildcat, Millstone, and many more in the past. High tor, Burbage, Castle Naze, new Mills torrs. Almscliff and Pen Trwyn also should be doable.
And bus from Sheffield and Manchester etc..
It is next to a road and some houses
We used to go to the Lakes, Northumberland, N Wales, the Peak and Avon when car-less
plenty to go at there ;-)
> Chudleigh. Train to Exeter (unless you live there), bus to Chudleigh.
I was going to suggest that, and Torquay.
Portland. Train to Weymouth and then the number 1 bus goes round the island every 20 minutes or so.
As already mentioned, Avon Gorge is right in Bristol centre
Wintour's Leap is close enough to Chepstow train station, Ban-y-Gor a bit further. The other Wye Valley crags probably too far unless you take a bike.
Steady on now. You'll put the man off.
I could have said Irby Quarry!
Genuine answer, rather than facetious.
I've been to Skye, Raasay, Ardmair, Lochaber, Orkney, Cornwall, Swanage, The Peak, Avon etc without a car - all from just north of London. Not saying it was easy though.
Bus Stop Quarry?
Do you mean getting to them or once you are there or both?
If both are you prepared to hitch or do you intend to use public transport?
Where are you starting from?
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