Tintern Quarry

Wye Valley & Forest of Dean

Large, recently disused quarry. An eyesore, but a good playground for sport climbers not psyched-out by the occasional bit of loose rock.

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Climbing Area: South West & Southern Rock Type: Limestone
Importance: Local CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Private No. of Routes: 137
Within National Park: No Year Developed: 1993
Grid Reference: ST543982

The landowner has recently informed the BMC and climbers on site that he does not allow climbing in the quarry. Several unsucessful attempts have been made meet with the landowner, but no response has been forthcoming so far. Anyone climbing the the quarry may asked to leave - if this happens, please do so politely.

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I was asked to leave on 26th Aug 2017. It took some persuading to let one of us go up a final time to retrieve quickdraws. The number of signs seemed to have increased recently. Think there's probably a renewed focus to keep people out