Climbs 25
Rocktype Culm
Altitude Tidal
Faces W

Oliver Wheeldon on the Stunning "Purple Haze" © John Henry Wynn

Crag features

Includes the amazing Il Duce (E4 6a) and other multi-pitch climbs up to 370ft - value for your money. Access details important: this has taken a lot of BMC negotiation.

Approach notes

Tidal.

Park at Tintagel. Reach the seaward part of the headland by taking a narrow footbridge - may have to pay toll.

Restricted Access

If you wish to climb here you must first write to English Heritage, Room 225, 25 Saville Row, London W1X 2BT (enclose SAE for speedy reply). You should get a response about access to routes and sensitive areas.

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Guidebooks

West Country Climbs

West Country Climbs is a major Rockfax guide to one of the UK’s most celebrated, sunny and diverse climbing regions. The book is fashioned in Rockfax’s award-winning layout and design, and copiously illustrated with action photographs of the climbs and cliffs that reflect the quality and variety of climbing experiences to be had on offer in the UK’s most popular holiday destination - the West Country. This is a selected route and buttress guidebook which covers the best 900 routes from the crags listed below.
More info
More Guidebooks:
South West Climbs Volume 2 (2014)

Out of print:
Douglas Richardson Property Supervisor English Heritage Tintagel Castle Tintagel PL34 0HE Tel: 01840 770328 Fax: 01840 772105 douglas.richardson@english-heritage.org.uk
petegunn - 19/Apr/14
the disciption says II duce is E4 6a but the route list says E5 6c....
The Green Giant - 29/May/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 North Cliff 
2Dark Comedy
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HVS 5a  
3A Weekend on Mars
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E3 5c * 
4Astroslide
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E3 5c *** 
5Overkeel
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E5 6b *** 
6Wicked Gravity
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E4 6a *** 
7Chancelot
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E5 6a *** 
8One Stood against Many
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E5 6a *** 
9Knights of the Intriguing Niche
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E4 5c * 
10Legend Has It
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E2 5c * 
11Frank's Crack
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E2 5b * 
12Frank's Corner
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E3 5c ** 
13Gypsy Queen
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E6 6b *** 
 High Cliff 
15Isle of Avalon
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E5 6b * 
16VagabondE4 5c ***2
17Ocean Colour Dream
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E6 6a *** 
18Il DuceE5 6a ***31
19Faschisti
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E5 6b ** 
20King's AreteE4 5c **3
21The Republican Start (to King's Arete)
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E2 5b  
22Trail Blazer
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HVS 4c  
23Travelling Man
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E4 5c  
24Pathfinder
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E5 5c ** 
 South Cliff 
26Houdini
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VS 4c  
27The Break
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S  
28Astral Weeks
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E5 6a *** 

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