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Tilly Whim West

Dorset, ENGLAND

Climbs 5 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude ? – Faces S

Crag features
The diminutive caves of Tilly Whim are short, on good, rock, and are mostly set above good water. The region is more famous for the now banned Tilly Whim quarried caves, found over the big brick wall immediately to the east, and the two venues are often confused. Also notable are the natural sea walls found below the upper brick wall; these offer good bouldering and a perfect warm up.

Access notes
The solo area itself is not part of the year round ban on the quarry, but it carries a seasonal bird restriction, which operates March 1st to July 31st inclusive.

From Subliminal, walk east along coast path. Walk down the slope beyond the lighthouse and drop down rightwards, to gain lower ledges. This is the gearing up spot for all routes here.

You'll need calm seas and a mid to high tide here.

Weather forecast

 Today  Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue 

5.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
20 °C
14 kph

3.2mm rain
Sun
20 °C
18 kph

0.1mm rain
Sun
15 °C
22 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
15 °C
16 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
18 °C
14 kph
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Guidebooks
Deep Water (2007), Into The Blue: Dorset Deep Water Soloing (1997)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Camel FilterXS 5c **13
2Slap ya DromedaryE1 5b 13
3Llama RoundaboutXS 5c *1
 Climb nameGradex
4The Hump *7b ***8
5Numb Bum / Turkish Delight *6b+ ** 
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