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Herbert's Quarry

Merthyr Tydfil, WALES

Climbs 3 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 535m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
Abandoned limestone quarry workings just off the Brynaman to Llangadog road which are interpreted to the public.

The site affords panoramic views over the western end of the Geopark. Abandoned quarry workings, pits and limekilns abound.

Geology:

o Carboniferous: Lower Limestone Shale, Cil-yr-Ychen Limestone, Llandyfan Limestone, Upper Limestone Shale, Twrch Sandstone

o Old Red Sandstone (Devonian): Brownstones Formation

Ice climbing in Carmarthenshire - you can't beat it. A nice little bouldering spot, just off the A4069 Brynamman to Llangadog road. Great for learning how to down-climb because topping out is a nightmare!

Herbert’s Quarry – but a bit lower down than the biggest walls with the rock routes.

You can see the top of the ice from the lower car park. From there walk uphill to the first wide track and follow it virtually to the end and then go up one level. Hope it’s still cold enough.

Access notes
# By car – on A4069 Llangadog-Brynaman road

# By train – nearest station is at Llangadog - see Traveline Cymru

# By bus – see Traveline Cymru; nearest services are to Brynaman and 280/281 through Llangadog

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3.0mm rain
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19 °C
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