Leicestershire Climbs

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These details were last updated on 13/Nov/2008
Author G Mason
Published Cordee (1993)
ISBN 1-87189061-6

This Guidebook is now out of print, and unavailable

Review
Includes "great" (or not) sites like Markfield Quarry and the

infamous Slawston Bridge. Indexed with some photos. Some of it is a bit out of date as many of the crags are quarries and so some have been

either knocked down or filled in.

Crags covered by this Guide

Derbyshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Anchor Church Caves15Sandstone (soft)N
Leicestershire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Beacon Hill47HornstoneNW
Blackbrook Reservoir7GraniteSE
Carver's Rocks30Sandstone (soft)NW
Craig Buddon24GraniteSW
Forest Rock43SlateSW
Granitethorpe Quarry17Granite?
Hangingstone Quarry15SlateE
Hangstone Rocks24UNKNOWN?
Huncote Quarry2Granite?
Markfield Quarry72Granite?
Morley Quarry10UNKNOWNall
Mountsorrel Crags38GraniteS
Nunckley Quarry8GraniteS
Oaks Pinnacle19GraniteE
Pocketgate Quarry10SlateN
Slawston Bridge25UNKNOWN?
Stable Pit (Bradgate Park Crags)21QuartziteS
The Brand31SlateSE
The Outwoods20SlateN
Whitwick Quarry6GraniteN
Wishing-Stone Crag (Bradgate Park Crags)6GraniteS
Northamptonshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Finedon Slabs27Artificial?
Total climbs517