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Siocled Seren Pysgod Quarry

Gwent, WALES

Climbs 21 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 252m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
A compact quarry with routes in the low to mid grades. The sandstone is clean and very good quality. The quarry has an open aspect and dries quickly.

Access notes
The quarry is located above the village of Six Bells, directly overlooking the Six Bells Miners Memorial. Approaching from Newport, follow the Axxx to the roundabout at Aberbeeg. Taking the third exit, following the signs to Six Bells. In the village of Six Bells one passes the Six Bells Hotel. Immediately opposite the pub Cemetery Road rises towards the village of Brynithel (brown road sign with church symbol). Follow this road for a few hundered meters where a layby is located on the left. Park here and follow the road back down about 50m to a rusty gate and rising track. The track leads directly into the quarry.

Weather forecast

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2.6mm rain
Cloudy
18 °C
17 kph

6.6mm rain
Cloudy
18 °C
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7.3mm rain
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17 °C
15 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
18 °C
11 kph

0.3mm rain
Sunny periods
18 °C
13 kph
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Guidebooks
South Wales Mountaineering Club Wiki

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 LEFT HAND WALL  
2Worzel's Sore Stump5a 14
3Worzel Swede Splitter5c 7
4Little Miss Dirty Fingers4c 13
5No More Mr Nice Gummidge6a 5
6Project - Aunt Sallys' Sun Dried Lobster6a 2
7Project - The Not so Great Gully6a 3
8Stand by Your Moose5c 6
9Dancing Spleen5c 3
10Project6a  
 RIGHT HAND WALLS  
12Pucker Up6a 10
 Climb nameGradex
13Hershey Highway5a 13
14Worzel Japsi5c 17
15Silverback5a 15
16Choke A Darkie5a 6
17Half Crown-Threpenny Bit5c 14
18Project5c  
19Blue Orgy4a *12
20Smurfettes' night off4a **18
21Project (The Hills are Alive with the Smell of Starfish)5a 1
22Project5a  
23Malfoy5c *3
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A couple of weeks ago I cleared the bramble away from the bottom of the left hand routes. Now much easier to climb.
birge55 - 25/Jul/14

Nice easy crag. A bit of loose rock and a lot of rubbish around though. Check the South Wales Wiki for the topo and the routes. There is a missing section here: Arete Area. Malfor is after Dancing Spleen, not at the end of the crag.
BoHeMlo - 13/Jul/14

Had name translated = Chocolate Starfish Quarry FYI!
Blackgoby - 06/May/13