Climbs 49
Rocktype Limestone

Faces S

Nearing the finish of Beati... © goi.ashmore

Crag features

There are two sections of cliffs. The tidal island itself, which has some sections of good rock on the South face and Swanbridge, on the mainland side, a little further East than the East end of the island itself. 

Sully Island is accessed via a natural tidal causeway, which disappears extremely quickly once the tide starts to rise. Visitors should check the tide times carefully, bearing in mind that it takes about 15 minutes to cross back to the mainland. Usually window is 2-2.5 hours either side of low.

It is a bouldering spot with a mix of rock types, both soft buff sandstone and hard grey limestone. The bouldering is on the limestone with occasional use of the sandstone for footholds.

Swanbridge itself is sea-washed about an hour either side of higher high tides only. It consists of an excellent bench of very sharp crystalline rock with some good long traverses and a 15ft slab off to the East. It is accessed by walking East along slabs from Swanbridge beach. The bouldering keeps strictly off the red sandsone band for footholds unless specifically mentioned.



Approach notes

From the Penarth to Sully road, turn down the Swanbridge road sign posted to the Captain's Wife and park there to access the beach.


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Impression of some easier problems from 2012 :
joepremier - 29/Oct/14
This is a nice crag. Revidi is a great traverse. Well worth a look
fyfee8a - 18/Jul/14
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Climbs at this crag

21Revidi, Reveni, Revici7b+ **11
22Veni, Vidi, Recessi7a+ *12
 Catatonia Wall 
24Things Are Getting StrangeD 4
25I'm Starting To Worry
HD 2
26This Could Be A Case
VD 1
28Breakawayf6A *2
29Breakoutf5 *2
 1914 Bench 
32Haelen Bridge7b+ *3
33Yser7c **2
34Race To The Sea7c+ ***1
35CharleroiV4+ *3
36The Marne7b *3
37The Retreat From Mons7b *6
38The Aisne7b+ **2
39Le Cateau7a+ *10
40Smith-DorrienV3 *10
41Enola Gay7b+ *1
42Fat Man7c **2
43Bockscar7b *2
44Little BoyV4 3
45Roux De Sully6c+ 1
46Rue de SullyV3 *2
47MonsV2 5
48With General French7a+ *2
49Sully CatV2 2
50First YpresV3 2
51UnamedV2 *3
52PanthersprungV2 3
 Slabs Area 
54Sully AreteV0- 10
55Sully View Slabf5 **13
56Sully BuggersV1 *5
57Sully BullyV0+ 3
58Far Too SullyV2 4

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