Altitude 132m a.s.l
Wolf Whistle © Mark Davis
A shady and secluded crag which sees few visits, despite having some good quality, unpolished, solid rock; mostly bolted routes (predominantly glue-ins and 12mm bolt-ins, just a few older 8mm remain); and a situation right next to the A466. The disadvantages are the lack of convenient parking, the ENE aspect, and its dense screen of trees: the rock doesn't get a lot of sun, and tends to stay damp for long periods, especially in winter. The crag is also prone to revegetation, although it does get a facelift every few years (usually just before publication of a new guidebook). The Quarry lies within the Black Cliff and Wynd Cliff Nature Reserve area: any cleaning should be undertaken with care and discretion.
Black Cliff Quarry lies right next to the A466 between St Arvans and Tintern, about half a mile north of Wyndcliffe Quarry. Parking is no longer possible at the Livox Quarry entrance; however, there is space for one car (or two small cars - just about) 50m back up the road (south) on the other side, at a small clearing by a forestry track with gate: on no account block or obstruct access. From here turn right and walk south for 50m to find an old gate and the clearest path into the quarry.
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