Altitude 60m a.s.l
This small, conveniently situated buttress has not been climbed on recently and is now under the influence of ivy. Climbing has not been allowed here since the late 1980s and this remains the situation.
Approach from junction 19 on the A55 and follow the A470 northwards towards Llandudno. At the first roundabout take the third exit and follow the lane in a westerly direction to public parking on the right after about a quarter of a mile. A track leads northwest from here into the wooded grounds of Marle Hall - within a few metres the crag is seen up on the right and can be approached via a vague path up the wooded slope.
The Woodland Trust who own the site do not allow access for climbing on this venue due to concerns they have about possible damage from climbing activities to the nationally important flora and the sites' designation as an SSSI.
The Woodland Trust state that :-
“Marl Hall Woods are owned by the Woodland Trust. Whilst their woods are open to the public for quiet enjoyment, it should be noted that Marl Hall Woods form part of Creuddyn SSSI / Creuddyn Peninsula Woods SAC and as such, third parties who wish to undertake work notified as an operation likely to damage the special interest (which would include any vegetation removal or crag ‘development’) would need permission from the owner to deliver works in accordance with written consent from Natural Resources Wales. This consultation process enables an assessment to be made on the likley impacts of proposed works on the rare plant populations, woodland and grassland habitats that occupy the site."
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