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Newton Head

Pembrokeshire, WALES

Climbs 70 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 8m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
Steep and serious E face, but also good climbing on the lower tier at the W end where there is plenty to satisfy climbers up to E1. The E face is all E3-5. Routes up to 130ft.

Access notes
Park at St Govans car park. The first headland W. Abseil probably preferable to the Diff scramble down. Routes should be exposed even at high tide.

Weather forecast

 Today  Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat 

1.6mm rain
Sunny periods
17 °C
30 kph

1.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
16 °C
23 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
17 °C
23 kph

1.9mm rain
Sunny periods
17 °C
44 kph

11.7mm rain
Sun
16 °C
50 kph
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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
1PreludeS 4a 4
2FugueHS 4b 3
3The RecessD 3
4Left EdgeHS 4b *9
5By-PassHS 4b 7
6Offering to the SeaE2 5b 2
7Chicken RunHVS 5a *9
8Double DragonVS 4c *7
9ThunderwaveHS 4b *10
10BroadwalkS 4a 6
11Left-hand CrackVS 4c 6
12Twin CracksVS 4c 5
13Bridge CracksHS 4b 6
14Thin CrackS 4a 6
15Central CrackVD 16
16Right CrackS 7
17Wall of NewtsE3 5c *9
18War of WordsE3 5c 2
19FirecrackerE3 5c **10
20MegalithE3 5c *5
 NEWTON HEAD DWS  
 SPLASHDOWN BUTTRESS  
 Climb nameGradex
23The Ceaseless Tide6b+ S2 * 
24Splashdown6b+ S3 ** 
 BUCKYBALL FACE  
26Buckyball7b S0 * 
279.5 Weeks7b+ S0 * 
28Candy Trail6a+ S1 * 
 BONOBO FACE  
30Heimlich Manoeuvre6c S1 * 
31World of Bonobos6c+ **10
32Bonobo arete5a *8
33The Surrealist6c *1
 GRANNY SMITH WALL  
35Hydrophobic6b+ 2
36Southern Rain6b+ S1  
37Galileo's Balls6b+ S1 * 
 BIG HAIR WALL  
39Big Hair7a+ S1 * 
40Underwater Love6c+ S1 * 
41Thoughtcrime7a S1 * 
42Uncovered Rock6b+ 4
43The Newton Traverse!7a S1 * 
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from what i can see newton head does not feature in Pembroke Rockfax 06
chris price - 21/Aug/06

The shelf part way down the cliff is easy to get to and provides about the only place to boulder in the area. It\'s also a good place for absolute beginners to have a go top-roping as the routes are easy and you can always walk back up if you\'re not able to climb. Very popular with school clubs for this reason.
John Wellbelove - 15/Jun/02