Gogarth -Penlas Rock

Gogarth Area

Grass topped hillock without any outstanding routes, but the area is quiet and fascinating.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Wales Rock Type: Quartzite
Importance: Local CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Private No. of Routes: 8
Within National Park: No Year Developed: 1967
Grid Reference: SH208815

Restrictions apply from 1 February - 27 July.

Reason: Nesting Birds

An important sea bird nesting area and seasonal restrctions are in place.


Summer 2022

Birds have nested early and the restrictions are lifted for 2022 only.

Area information

Gogarth's seacliffs contain some of the most important breeding seabird colonies in Europe. It is important climbers continue contributing towards their protection by observing the negotiated nesting restrictions which apply to a number of cliffs. Most of the area is managed by the RSPB as an internationally important bird reserve and the arrangements here are often cited as best exemplars of how climbing and conservation can co-exist. PLEASE REFER TO THE INDIVIDUAL CRAG ENTRIES ON THIS DATABASE FOR FULL DETAILS. The range of cliffs include Gogarth Bay, South Stack, The Range as well as other outlying crags along the Anglesey coast.

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