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Climbs 45
Rocktype Granite

Faces S

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Excalibur, Carn Les Boel © henry castle

Crag features

The Promontory has aspects in all directions. A complex group of cliffs, with Paradise Wall (aka Pump City) offering high-grade entertainment. Single- and multi-pitch routes up to 250ft. Plenty to entertain the sub-E1 climber.

Approach notes

Tidal in some parts, though not Paradise Wall (but beware swells).
Midway between Lands End and Porthgwarra: park at either place, walk 1.25mi. Best done walking W from Porthgwarra along the coast path skirting the rim of Pendower Coves (past Carn Barra).

Access Advice

The lower section of Paradise Wall has many nesting birds and is best avoided in the summer months. The area is also important for breeding seals which are vulnerable to disturbance from September to late October.

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 15 March to 15 July

Reason: Nesting Birds

The restriction covers all routes from Pandour Buttress to Moon Buttress inclusive in the Pendower Coves area.

The nesting restriction which previously covered the route Excaliber at Carn Les Boel has been lifted and all routes left (looking in) of Pandour Buttress are now unrestricted.

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Guidebooks

West Country Climbs

West Country Climbs is a major Rockfax guide to one of the UK’s most celebrated, sunny and diverse climbing regions. The book is fashioned in Rockfax’s award-winning layout and design, and copiously illustrated with action photographs of the climbs and cliffs that reflect the quality and variety of climbing experiences to be had on offer in the UK’s most popular holiday destination - the West Country. This is a selected route and buttress guidebook which covers the best 900 routes from the crags listed below.
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