Dyffryn Woods crag

South East Wales

A sandstone sports climbing escarpment above the Neath Valley. A good venue for the 6a/6b climber in a sunny woodland setting. Do not put the climbing at risk by driving on the Woodland Trust tracks but park up either behind the church or the farm and make the pleasant 20min walk to the crag, this also saves wrecking your tyres and suspension.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Wales Rock Type: Sandstone
Importance: Local CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Private Woodland No. of Routes: 45
Within National Park: No Year Developed: 1990
Grid Reference: SN727000

The site owners (The Woodland Trust) are very concerned regarding thier potential liability and car parking at this site. They wish to state that they do not give give any express permisson for climbing at this site, and all climbing is at the individual's own risk. No equipment such as hanging ropes or quick draws are to be left insitu. In the event of forestry works being carried out, all public acces to the woods would be temporarily restricted for safety reasons.

Parking Issues summer 2017 - please park sensibly and do not park in front of the houses on the approach track. The local residents have had problems with climbers cars blocking their parking spaces. 

Area information

A wide variety of crags, including adventurous sea cliffs at Ogmore, modern sports routes on inland limestone and sandstone cliffs, and winter climbing venues in the Brecon Beacons. Up to date route info can found on the South Wales Climbing Wiki:-https://swcw.org.uk/

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1) Anonymous User
05/05/2018
Parked where rockfax south wales sport climbs directs and was asked my local farmer to move. Park further back down the lane at the start of the national trust walk/ car park