The site is part of a Local Nature Reserve and the quarry floor below Main Wall provides an important orchid habitat - please avoid this area from April - June inclusive.
The agreed bolting programme on the Terrace Wall has been completed and the owners have requested no further bolting - please respect their wishes otherwise access could be threatened.
NOTE: The roof of the cave left of Gouffle is thought to be unstable and is being monitored by Lancashire County Council. Please take care not to damage the rock or indicators which are measuring any movement.
Restrictions apply from
Reason: Nesting Birds
During the nesting season, climbing in Wharton Main is restricted across the whole quarry to prevent disturbance of nesting peregrines. The restriction has been extended as the birds have nested late.