Witches Point (Stone Wing Cliff, White Witch Crag, Vale of Glamorgan, WALES
Climbs 131 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 10m a.s.l – Faces SW
One of the best sports climbings spots in the South of Britain. The rocks is like Lower Pen Trwyn.Hanging By A Thread (F6c) is one of the best of its grade anywhere, Edge-Hog (F7b+), Masada (F8a) and Staple Diet (F7b) are all 3 star routes.
There are a lot of shorter routes on the sea walls on the tip itself.
Witches Tip is only accessible an hour or two either side of low water. The main crags are rarely affected by the tide, but you can get cut off in the corner of the beach an hour either side of high water. If you'll potentially be climbing whilst the tide is in its advisable to inform the staff in the small shop situated in the car park that you plan to do so, as they'll call out the coastguard if anyone appears to be stranded on the point.
Sea Walls are affected if there is heavy swell.
Approach from Southerndown (Dunraven Bay). Park in P&Disp car park and cross the beach, or walk over the headland to the W side of the point facing Dunraven Bay.
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Gower & South-East Wales (2004), www.sportsclimbs.co.uk (1995), South East Wales Sports Climbs (1995), South Wales Mountaineering Club Wiki
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