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Windsor Hill Quarry

Somerset, ENGLAND

Climbs 12 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 199m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Small Crag at the top of Croscombe Valley.Best reached by the old railway tunnel footpath where there is a small car space.The footpath descends into the Quarry passing the steep rust coloured Left Wing and some other small buttresses then emerging into the cove-like main Quarry.The left side of the cove is known as Somerset Wall,mainly pink in colour with a lot of crystalline pockets.The area on the right is of a darker hue,overhanging in places and known as Dorset Wall.The whole crag is sportingly loose but with some potential.20 metres high.At the top end of the Quarry there is an old viaduct which has been used by groups for abseiling practice,there are some suspect bolts(without hangers).This is a possible site for Bridge Swings etc.

Weather forecast

 Today  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun 

5.6mm rain
Cloudy
8 °C
19 kph

0.7mm rain
Sun
10 °C
8 kph

0.2mm rain
Sun
11 °C
17 kph

4.6mm rain
Cloudy
10 °C
21 kph

6.3mm rain
Cloudy
8 °C
15 kph
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Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
 THE LEFT WING.  
2Confessions of a ConjurorE3 5c 1
3Stupid Gravity.HS 4b 2
4Kabloom!!VS 4c 5
5Knocking TreeHVS 5b *1
6The Incredible HonkHVS 5a 1
 SOMERSET WALL.  
8The ShakesVS 4c 1
9Franco's The ManVS 4c *1
 Climb nameGradex
 QUARRY FLOOR BOULDERS.  
11Arete, Gaston! Arete!V3 1
12Meteorite Hangover.V1 1
 DORSET WALL.  
14The Pines Express.D 1
 THE OTHER PLACE.  
16Badger Slide.M 1
17Needleback.D 1
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Access notes
The crag is on a public footpath so no known access problems.

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Oh Yes it Is!!
The Pylon King - 17/Aug/13

Oh No it is`nt!
deepstar - 15/Aug/13

A terrible crag. extremely loose with kids shooting air rifles.
The Pylon King - 15/Aug/13