Climbs 48
Rocktype Hornstone
Altitude 248m a.s.l
Faces NW

Walking in - Beacon Hill, Leicestershire © Menna Pritchard

Crag features

The rock polishes easily and becomes slippery. Most routes about 6m in length but up to 10m in places. Best routes: Moonshot (E1 5b***), Starship Trooper (E16a***). [Al Smith]

Approach notes

From J22 of M1 take A511 to 1st. roundabout. Turn R along B591 towards Copt Oak. Go through Copt Oak and then take the third right onto Beacon Road. Go straight over at the crossroads, the car park is on the left after a short distance. It costs £2.50, no entry after 8pm. You can leave at any time.

Guidebooks

Lovely spot for an evenings bouldering, but not enough to keep you occupied for more than a day. Will be taking the family next time as it's a great spot for a picnic and some nice areas for the kids to climb on. Boulder Britain has a couple of pages detailing the main boulder problems.
tom_greenwich - 14/Aug/12
£2.50 parking now.
Phil Lyon - 16/Jun/11
Fab venue, top rope or solo/boulder. Park for £1.50 up until 7/8?, then exit anytime (left at 10.30pm). Shiny rock very soft so takes a polish but not an issue. Enjoy.
philhilo - 25/Jul/10
good bouldering/ soloing venue, catches the evening sun. Some of the landings require a bit of padding. there are spaces to park on the road by the entrance if you dont want to be locked in.
dreadheadmatt - 13/Apr/10
went there today 10-9-08 parking now £1.50 - nice little venue for an evening
Ian Archer - 10/Sep/08
Went there last night (28/06/05) Bouldered about a bit on first outcrop. Not bad evening venue, good location, kite flying possibilities. You have to pay a pound to get into the car park, worth it as the parks really well kept and very tidy.
Lancs Lad - 29/Jun/05
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1PropVD 111
2AutoHVS 5a *22
3And You and IE2 6a **15
4Is There A Better WayS 4a 108
5MarineD 120
6FireS 4a 132
7ShaftD 120
8Balsoon
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HVS 5a *38
9To Be Over
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E1 5c **23
10Limbo
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VS 4c *48
11Death Valley Nights
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HVS 5a 51
12Hot Rails to Hell
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HVS 5a 59
13Right Corner
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VD 67
14Left Nostril
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VD 61
15Nostril
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VD 90
16Slippery Slabs
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VD 86
17On the Silent Wings of Freedom
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E2 6a 17
18Moonshot
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E1 5b ***109
19Moonshot Direct
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E1 6a 44
20Cookie Monster
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E1 6a 6
21V Gully
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VS 4b **75
22Circus of HeavenE1 5c *19
23Right ArÍteHVS 5a 42
24Outside Wall
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S 4a 105
25Starship TrooperE1 6a ***96
26Collywobble Crack
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HS 4b 82
27Third Time LuckyE1 5c **121
28The Last StrawHS 4b 139
29RelayerE1 5c 68
30Ten Pin WallHS 4b 37
31The Gully
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D 108
32The Camel's BackHVS 5a 36
33The Heart Of The SunriseE1 5c *59
34Starlight
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HS 4b 136
35Forest Wall
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VD 76
36Forest slabsD 102
37Jack In The BoxHS 4b *158
38Silk and SatinHVS 5c **128
39Bow
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VD 178
40FrottageS 4a 27
41BowlineV0- 35
42Tippy Toe TraverseV1 17
43Sprint StartV1 7
44PIllar *VB 6
45Harley Street *VB 4
46Traverse *VB 1
47Coriander Traverse *
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VB  
48Bat out of Heel *E1 5c ** 
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