Wolfscote Dale (Celestial Twins)

Climbs 19 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 250m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
AKA Beresford Dale. Tucked away in Wolfscote Dale in the Southern Peak are a couple of rocky towers in an idyllic setting and known as the Celestial Twins. The Right Twin is a scruffy overgrown mess but the Left Twin is well worth a visit if you want somewhere out of the ordinary - chances are you will have the place to yourself apart from the occasional walker taking a look at the cave at the crag base.

Access notes
There is parking for about a dozen cars at the lower end of the minor road (signed Beresford Dale) that runs south from Mill Lane - the road between Hartington and Warslow. This is 2km west of Hartington. Keep left at both junctions and stop before the ford!

Cross the footbridge and follow the path across the meadow to the cliff 5 mins away.

Guidebooks
Peak Limestone (2012), On Peak Rock (2003),
Out of print: Northern Limestone (2004)

Climbs at this crag

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11ApplauseHVS 5a
12Bright EyesE2 5c
13Fever DreamE3 5c **
14Roberts RobertsHS 4a
15Thread, Butter and WheezeE2 5c
16Strawberry WindowE2 5b
17Going TornadoE5 6b *
18ParaffleHVS 5b
19Plink, Plink FizzE1 5c
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This is actually quite a nice little crag in a lovely mellow setting. Not that much there but worth a look for a change, and it's in good condition for southern limestone.
Fiend - 19/Aug/04
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