Climbs 110
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 180m a.s.l

neath abbey © alexmannionclimbing

Crag features

The large quarry located above neath abbey and clearly visible from the M4 and main roads. There is a large boulder field below quarry and has 6 3star boulders fr font 6a to 7c. Also lots more potential. Access is a grey area and a epic if you dont know the way.The google map tag is wrong and the crag is actually located where the Dyfryn tag has been placed. found and deeloped mostly by alex mannion and liam fyfe who bush wacked the path and built most landings. other firsts were made later by tom williams, rhiannon jacob and eliot stephens.

Approach notes

Park sensible in the closest dead end street below quarry not up private road at end. But at the moment access has improved but could change with agreements not bein met. behave. Pick a locals brain.
As you enter the open area below the quarry partition area is at the bottom to your left, directly above that the domed block is hillside arête as the ground levels to your left is far left area and to your right first is wonder block just before the obvious black slab and directly above this is the stunning square hanging block of Triassic.


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Do anyone have a topo for Neath Abbey quarry?
RichyBOYY - 08/May/15
Does anyone have a topo?? looks well decent here!
RichyBOYY - 07/May/15
Some absolute jems here and possibility for real hard lines. But please dont gain access through private land. Keep your presence to a minimum to avoid any fuss. Contact me if your interested in visiting cheers
fyfee8a - 18/May/13
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 top right 
2Holiday Arêtef7A+ **14
3Holiday Arête Lowf7A+ **10
4Wad WagonV6 **1
 Triassic area 
6Triassic 5.0f7B ***20
7Als Aretef6C+ **22
8Kevs Aretef4+ ***21
9Triassic Wallf6C ***10
10Left Triassicf6B+ *7
11Scalesf7B *2
 Black slab area 
13Black slab traversef5+ *5
14Perfect Slab Sitf6A ***28
15Razor Rocketf6C+ *1
16Crimp,slope And Topf5 *4
 groovy boulder(below wonder block) 
18Groovy Aretef5 *9
19Groove To Aretef6A *6
20How Groovyf5+ *7
 Wonder block 
22Al's Slabf2 3
23Vatertagf6C+ *10
24Back Vaterf6C *8
25Exfoliationf7A *9
26Whale to whalef5+ *2
 frontier bloc 
28Frontierf6B *4
29Frontier (sans Footblock)f7A+ *2
30Yumf6C *1
 the pit 
32Rail Ridef3+ 3
33Grimmessf6C+ *2
34Directionf5+ *4
35Direction Extensionf6C+ *1
 swiss block 
37Brionifiedf7A ***32
38Chironification Directf7A ***13
39A Continental Shiftf6A **14
40A Continental Sitf6B+ *5
41Chironification Standf6C ***20
42Chironificationf7A+ ***11
 The plateau 
44Plateau Lipf5 *5
45Forbidden Fruitf7A **8
46Plateau Prowf5+ 4
47Pleasant Arêtef6B *10
48The Shelff5 7
 Far left area 
50April Foolf4+ 4
51The rosef4+ 2
52Firsty Thursdayf5 3
53Techtonicsf7B ***20
54Archamedies Aretef6B 4
55The Hopf4 1
56Half statef7B+ **13
 Hillside arête area 
58Hillside Scoopf6B *18
59Camabrian Circusf6C *2
60Hillside Slabf4 **13
61Hillside Directf6C+ *21
62Hillside Aretef6C ***24
63On My Ownf2 1
64Left Behindf2 1
65Ych A Fi!f6B+ *6
66Keldwith Dreaming *V10 **1
 long in the lip block 
68Long In The Lip (part 1)f7A+ ***4
69Long In The Lip (part 2)f7A+ **10
70Long in the Lipf7C ***2
 Partition area 
72Lost World Aretef6B+ ***3
73The Darksidef6C+ **6
74Enter The Darksidef7C+ ***2
75The Thugf7A *3
76Road To Recoveryf6B *6
77Orchestral manoeuvres in the darkf7A *5
78De Patitionf7C ***2
79De Pateshedf7C+ ***3
80Der paterf7C ***11
81The Partitionf6C+ ***38
82Bloodshedf7A *29
83Rhi's Wallf6B+ **30
84Inbetweenf5 **10
85Wet Feet Rhf4+ **11
86Wet Feet Slabf3 **16
87Ground Forcef6A 10
88Eclipsedf5+ *7
89Alan Titchmarshf6A+ *13
90Fauna Fondlerf7A+ *1
91Rail to railf6B **24
92Rail Diversionf6B+ 10
93First arêtef5+ *19
 welcome to the abbey block 
95Welcome To The Abbeyf6B ***14
96New Testamentf6C+ ***11
97Al's traversef4 *8
98Full Frontalf6C+ *1
99Less Frontf6C *2
100Time Crisisf6B+ *4
101Lecherous Linef6C+ *2
 mossy block 
103Gonzof6B 5
104The green manf4+ *3
105Mossy Slabf3+ 3
106The giftf2 **2
107The gift lefthandf2 **2
108Toms slabf2 2
109Stashf2+ 2
 in the left woods area 
111Undercut Empiref6C+ *1
112Unauthorised Absencef5+ *4
113Less Work, More Playf5+ 4
114Absenteef5+ 4
115Big johnf6A+ **3
116Abbey Aretef7A **2
117Macpherson Coupf6C+ **1
118Less FunV1 1
119Local StartV4+ 1
120Be-Neath Mef6C *1
121Statesidef8A+ ***3
122Flateau *f6C 1
123Dreamcatcher *f4+ 1
124Bonification *f5 *1
125Diversification *f6A *2
126Check Left Hand *f6C **2
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