South Wales Sport Climbs

South Wales Sport Climbs Rockfax Cover
Author Mark Glaister
Published Rockfax (2016)
ISBN 978-1-87334136-0



South Wales Sport Climbs covers the area to the south of the Brecon Beacons, spanning the land and sea cliffs from the River Wye on the Welsh border to Pembrokeshire in the west. The area is home to a wealth of sport climbing on a multitude of venues ranging from small inland quarries to extensive limestone sea cliffs.

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Crags covered by this Guide
Caerphilly crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Llanbradach107Sandstone (hard)E
Cardiff crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Taff's Well108LimestoneW
Taff's Well West59LimestoneN
Carmarthenshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Cwm Capel11Sandstone (hard)SE
Morfa Bychan130Limestoneall
Telpyn Point43Sandstone (hard)SE
Gwent crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Crymlyn Quarries55Sandstone (hard)W
Deri17Sandstone (hard)NW
Sirhowy77Sandstone (hard)W
Tirpentwys32Sandstone (hard)SW
Tyle y Coch25Sandstone (hard)E
Mid Glamorgan crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Bargoed32Sandstone (hard)W
Neath Port Talbot crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Abbey Buttress27Sandstone (hard)SW
Dyffryn46Sandstone (hard)E
Rhondda Cynon Taff crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Blaenllechau19Sandstone (hard)W
Coed Ely18Sandstone (hard)S
Cwmaman36Sandstone (hard)W
Dan Dicks14Sandstone (hard)SE
Ferndale77Sandstone (hard)E
Gelli50Sandstone (hard)NW
Glynfach14Sandstone (hard)NW
Mountain Ash82Sandstone (hard)W
Navigation Quarry81Sandstone (hard)SW
The Darren 35Sandstone (hard)SW
The Gap128Sandstone (hard)NE
Ton Pentre (Ystrad)16Sandstone (hard)S
Trebanog67Sandstone (hard)S
Trehafod24Sandstone (hard)SW
Treherbert Quarrry (Rhondda Pillar)60Sandstone (hard)NW
Swansea crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Barland Quarry15LimestoneNE
Bosco's Gulch Area47LimestoneS
Bowen's Parlour40LimestoneS
Dinas Rock269LimestoneSW
Oxwich Bay Quarry150LimestoneNE
Pwlldu Bay57LimestoneS
Rams Tor14LimestoneW
Rhossili Beach190LimestoneNW
Third Sister to Zulu Zawn249LimestoneS
Trial Wall Area142LimestoneNW
Watch House Crag30LimestoneSW
Vale of Glamorgan crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Castle Upon Alun Quarry57LimestoneNE
Witches Point224LimestoneSW