Abbey Buttress

South East Wales

Visible from M4 as you pass the Port Talbot steelworks. Exposed position can make it cold on windy days; sunny in the afternoon. Solid rock, a three-star (if small) crag, with routes up to 20m. A good spread among the limited grades on offer.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Wales Rock Type: Sandstone
Importance: Local CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Private No. of Routes: 30
Within National Park: No Year Developed:
Grid Reference: SS785881

Parking and Approach

M4 junction 30: head for the steelworks. At the traffic lights turn L. Pass Old Surgery pub on R and turn L up The Incline road, opposite. Follow past a school (under motorway). Park carefully on the side of the road leading up to the bungalows.The Grass at the top,opposite the bungalows in now part of the gardens( dont think tyre marks would be appriciated)Take path on the W (L) of the bungalow up the hillside to a track; crag to the R.
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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