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Chapel Point

Pembrokeshire, WALES

Climbs 40 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 1m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
Chapel Point is the closest venue to the St Govanís car park, although it sees much less traffic than its neighbours. This is probably due to a combination of seasonal bird restrictions, tidal considerations and a slight lack of well-starred routes. That said, itís well worth a gander, as the two obvious ticks of Ultravixens (E1) and Ultravox (E2) are brilliant, and the rest of the wall harbours some pretty impressive territory, if not quite up to the same high standard. Alongside the crag youíll find the atmospheric Chapel Cove itself, which might well qualify as Pembrokeís most popular tourist trap; random people falling about on slimy green boulders, that sort of thing. Itís quite a spot for a bunch of peregrines to hang out.

Access notes
Tidal at the cliff base, exposed from low to half tide.

Bird ban: Feb 1 - July 31, EXCEPT if birds have not nested by May 31; check notices.

Park at St Govans; straight ahead gets you there. Abseil or walk down via Chapel Cove (no climbing allowed there).
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Weather forecast

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Guidebooks
Pembroke Vol 4 Range East - Saddle Head to St Govan's (2011), Pembroke (2009), Pembroke MiniGuide (2006),
Out of print: Pembroke (part two) (1996), Pembroke (1995)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Cat and MouseE1 5b *1
2The Priest from the UndergrowthE2 5b  
3Canon FodderE1 5a  
4The Bishop's FingerE2 5b  
5Rebel AngelsE3 5c * 
6The AltarE3 5c * 
7No VicarE2 5c  
8Yes MinisterE2 5c  
9Groovy RectorE2 5c  
10Barnacle BenE4 6b * 
11St Paul'sE2 5c  
12The CardinalE3 5c * 
13The TempleE4 6a  
14ThunderpigE5 6b  
15Portnoy's ComplaintE5 6b 1
16Weekend WarriorE3 5c  
17Monkey BusinessE4 6b  
18Freedom of ChoiceE4 6b  
19UltravoxE1 5b **36
20UltravixensE2 5b ***106
 Climb nameGradex
21Missing LynxE4 6a * 
22BlockheadsE3 5c *19
23Where's Moses?E2 5b  
24Green PeaceE2 5b **17
25Forgotten timesE3 5c 2
26Blow OutE3 5c *10
27Blow UpE3 5c *4
28The HereticE4 6a  
29Les Testiques du ChienE4 6a  
30Time MachineE4 6a **1
31OctobrinaE2 5b *5
32Agnostic CrackE3 5c  
33Promised HandE2 5b *15
34Sunken KeelE3 5c  
35ScaremongerE3 5c  
36Tripe and LandahHVS 5a 3
37Joint EffortE3 5c  
38Figurehead7a ** 
39Hotel BabylonE2 5c * 
40Burst7a * 
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Major rockfall has taken out 'Blow up' following February storm 2014.
Ed morris - 16/Feb/14