Climbs 104
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 5m a.s.l
Faces W

Cardiff University Mountaineering Club enjoying the thrills of sea cliff climbing in Pembrokeshire © Huw Mithan

Crag features

The promenant small headland with radar station at its summit provide a series of cliffs which give a number of fine climbs. The high concentration of lower and middle grade climbs, and its ease of access makes this a very popular area.

Approach notes

DO NOT belay on the fence of the radar installation at the top of the cliff. You and everyone else may be banned from the site: the Army takes this seriously.

Park at St Govans and walk west past Huntsman's Leap and Bosherston Head. Approach by abseil or long walk round.

Access Advice

Please do not belay to the radar station fence or fence posts - this could jeopardize climbing at this site. Night firing normally occurs on Tuesday & Thursday but may also alternate to Monday & Wednesday.

Rockfax App

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Guidebooks

Pembroke

The famous Pembroke Rockfax has returned with this glorious full-colour version packed with classic routes and all the wonderful features that you have come to expect from Rockfax. It is now twice the size of the old 1995 book and has some of the biggest and clearest photo-topos that have ever been published in a UK guidebook.
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Cyclops Eye Area 
2Cooler than August
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S  
3The Empty Quarter
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HS 4b  
4Hades
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VS 4c  
5Slip and Slide
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VS 4c  
6Hotter than July
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E2 5b  
7Unbelievable Stories
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E2 5b ** 
8Telling Sories to the Sea
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E2 5c * 
9Kipper
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E1 5b * 
10SurformE4 5c  
11Between the Pub and the Green SeaE1 5b *1
12New Route Fever
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E3 5c  
13Sharp PracticeE1 5b 2
14Bridge of Size
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HVS 5a *8
15Size Isn't Everything
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E3 6a  
16PersuasionE1 5b *6
17A Stretch of the Imagination
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E1 5b  
18A Grand Day Out
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HVS 4c **14
19Yoiks
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HVS 5a 4
20Whoops
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HVS 5a *10
21So Low
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VS 4b  
22Low Velocity
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E5 6b  
23Whoopee
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E1 5a *4
24Whoopee-variation
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HVS 5a 2
25Brochette
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HVS 5a  
26Tiamat6a  
27Fire and Sword6b  
28Aegir6c  
29Sea Serpent
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E4 5c  
30Little Mermaid5c  
31Spring Low5a  
32Generals6c  
33Sweet Chariot
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HVS 5a  
34Dunk
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VS 4b  
35Blazing Saddles
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HVS 5b  
36It's In the Bag Dad
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E2 5b *2
37Saddle Sore
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E2 5b  
38Insecurity Blues
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E2 5c **1
39Stirrup Pump
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HVS 5a  
40Red Toupee
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E2 5c  
41Apes Ma
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E3 6a  
42Fast and Bulbous
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E4 6a  
43Timeslip
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E3 5c * 
44Down Time5c  
45Sundown6b  
46New Labour
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S 2
47Leaning to the Left
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HVS 5a 1
48Spin Doctor
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E1 5b 1
49Orima
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E2 5b 1
50Barbed Wire Blues
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E2 5b  
 The Main Cliff 
52Rimoa
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E4 6a  
53Illusion
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HVS 5a 1
541988 Aktivator
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E1 5b  
55Clint Eastwood
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E1 5b * 
56Birdman of Alcatraz
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VS 4c 1
57Snap
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E1 5b  
58Evening Light
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E5 6a * 
59Underklingon
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E5 6b  
60Fluid Connection
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E3 5c *** 
61Rantum Scoot
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E3 5b * 
62Houlet's Chimney
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HVS 4c  
 Blue Sky 
64Eaves DripperHVS 4c **82
65Blue Sky on the Right
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VS 4c 5
66Blue SkyVS 4b ***604
67Blue LagoonE1 5b *11
68Red Alert
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HVS 5a  
69LandvetterVS 4b **64
70Air Waves
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VS 4b 1
71The Fez
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HVS 5a * 
 MOD Building 
73Mustapha Bindun
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VS 4c 5
74HazeVS 4b *163
75Sea MistHS 4a **1191
76Breaking WindE1 5b 77
77Sunset BoulevardHVS 5a *179
78Pink 'UnVS 5a **518
79Broade
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HS 4b *59
80Infra RedS *367
81Drystone
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HS 4b 35
82WetstoneS 4b *401
83UrchinS 4a *457
84BuffVD 310
85Flake-QuakeS 4a *686
86Fel GwyrD *416
87Forgotten CornerHVD *391
88Small BeginningsVD *465
89Nameless WallHS 4b *615
90Follow the ChalkHS 4b *279
91No HandsVS 4b *442
92Smilin' Jugs
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E3 5c  
93Get on LordE2 5b *74
94On the CuspHVS 5a *2
95Upon a Weather Beaton Cliff
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VS 4c 48
96Final Groove
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D 38
 Below the Descent Ridge 
98Gorgeous Grey Groove
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VS 5a 30
99George
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HS 4b 7
100Stay Sharp 2
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VS 4c 16
101101
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S 4a *27
102Family Sandwich
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HS 4b 8
103Rocky Rides in Style
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HS 4b 11
104Smelly Nelly
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HS 4b *21
105Never in Doust
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S 4a 9
106Big Girl's Blouse - Open Neck Variant
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S 4a 11
107Toddy
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D 6
 The Tip 
109Assassination Run
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E1 5b 1
110First Time
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HVS 5a 2

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