Darlton Quarry

Peak Limestone

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As the Covid-19 lockdown eases, access for climbing is opening back up, subject to some measures and restrictions depending on where you are going. Please make sure you have read and understood our current advice before heading out and apply it alongside RAD advice to ensure access issues don’t develop. from 25/03/2020

Crag information
Climbing Area: Peak District Rock Type: Limestone
Importance: Local CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Unknown No. of Routes:
Within National Park: No Year Developed:
Grid Reference: SK217756

A large limestone quarry where access is unclear.

Restrictions apply from 15 March - 30 June.

Reason: Nesting Birds

Although permission has never been given to climb in the quarry, there are nesting peregrines in the quarry so anyone considering a visit should avoid doing so during nesting season.

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Anonymous User
26/05/2020
Update. Darlton Quarry, South Wall. There are housemartin nests being constructed on the routes Teen Dream and the Beast of Darlton (both just under the overlaps) so these routes should be avoided. There are a number of nests further right of the climbing too. This is a new colony as far as I can tell. There are no signs of raptor nests anywhere near the climbing areas.