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Thurba Head

Swansea, WALES

Climbs 20 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude Tidal – Faces W

Crag features
Less climbing than you'd expect, and almost all of it E3 and above. Single- and multi-pitch routes up to 48m.

Access notes
Tidal: access only 30mins either side of low tide.

Ban on climbing (reason not given - birds?) March 1 - August 14.

From Pitton turn L (south) at an easily-missed crossroads to park about 100m further along, in the field on the L at Pitton Farm - put some money in the honesty box. Walk down a farm track, then bear R past farm buildings to the path leading through a narrow valley to the E end of Mewslade Bay: 10 minutes.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Weather forecast

 Today  Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue 

8.8mm rain
Mainly cloudy
20 °C
21 kph

6.5mm rain
Cloudy
19 °C
17 kph

7.1mm rain
Mainly cloudy
18 °C
18 kph

0.1mm rain
Sunny periods
14 °C
22 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
15 °C
13 kph
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Guidebooks
Gower Rock (2012), Gower & SE Wales (1991)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 THURBA WEST  
2Museum Piece7a+ 1
3Junior JawsE1 5b 2
4Amuseland (Thurba West)E1 5b 1
 Climb nameGradex
5Money EaterE2 5c 1
 FRONT FACE  
7Cracked WallVD 1
8SoloE1 5b 3
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