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Anstey’s Cove & Santuary Wall

Anstey's Cove Rd, Torquay, TQ1 3YY


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Anstey's Cove & Santuary Wall are near Babbacombe in Devon.

Here there are sheltered limestone crags near to the beach with over 83 routes in total. These are mostly overhanging, multi-pitch routes up to 180ft. These include bouldering and winter routes.

Parking is available nearby and toilets, refreshments and accommodation are available in the village.

Before you go

  • The location shown is for guidance only and is not exact. It is important to assess for yourself the quality of the rock and its suitability for climbing. You may find that the weather and other influences cause conditions to differ from one visit to another. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route to this location. Before climbing here, please check for access restrictions and information on the British Mountaineering Council Website.

    If your climb is in a remote place, such as in a mountainous area which may require a long hike to the spot, you should also follow the same safety recommendations required for hillwalking/mountaineering.

  • There are no facilities here, so make sure you come prepared with everything you need for your visit.