Climbs 100
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 4m a.s.l
Faces W

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Solitude on a Bank Holiday... © Mark Westerman

Crag features

As Gogarth is to Anglesey, so Cilan is to the Lleyn. The showpiece of the area with big, bold lines in a beautiful and adventurous setting. Just don't expect to queue.

Approach notes

There are nesting restrictions on most areas running 1st Feb - 31st July - check guide for details.

Restricted Access

Early in the nesting season please be aware that there could be nesting ravens on unrestricted cliffs and if spotted please chose another route.

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 1 February to 31 July

Reason: Nesting Birds

The restrictions are as follows:

Trwyn y Ffosle: 1st April - 31st July
Fisherman's Zawn: 1st April - 31st July
Trwyn Melyn: 1st April - 31st July
Trwyn Carreg Y Tir: 1st February - 31st July
Cannon Zawn : 1st April - 31st July
China Town Zawn: 1st February - 31st July
Trwyn y Fulfran Slabs: 1st February - 31st July
Paitsh: 1st February - 31st July - Restriction covers the whole crag in 2016
Black Bay: 1st February - 31st July
Through Cave Area: 1st February - 31st July
Zawn One or Cilan North: 1st February - 31st July
Cilan Main Cliff: 1st February - 31st July
Three Caves Area: 1st February - 31st July
Zawn Two: 1st February - 31st July
Multi Storey Wall: 1st February - 31st July
Mur y Mor: 1st February - 31st July
Mur y Fulfran: 1st February - 31st July
Acapulco Zawn: 1st February - 31st July
Trwyn Cilan Zawn: 1st February - 31st July
Crystal Zawn: 1st April - 31st July
Vatican Zawn: 1st April - 31st July


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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Other Realms
E6 6b ***  
2 Giant XS 5b ***  
3 TerrorHawk E6 6a ***  
4 Vulture E4 6a *** 5
VS 4c 3
6 Pussyfoot Arete
HVS 4c 1
7 Rastus
E2 5b 16
Climb name Grade
8 Silence of the Clams
VS 4c 1
9 Cantre'r Gwaelod
E2 5c 1
10 I'm Not Swimming Now!
E1 5b 5
11 Grampus
E2 5b 1
12 Bilidowcar
HVS 5a 3
13 Hop up on the Sleigh
E2 5c 1
14 Donkey Derby
E2 5c 1
Climb name Grade
15 Scyphozoa
VS 4c 1
16 Chincha Island
HVS 5a 1
17 Acapulco Gold
HVS 5a 1
18 Hippocampus
E1 5b 1
19 Duck and Dive
VS 4c 1
20 Professor Whittaker
E7 6b ***  
21 The Path to Rome
E3 5c *** 55

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