The Cathedral, in Little Langdale Quarry

Cathedral Quarry

Overview

A network of quarries above Little Langdale - best known for the main chamber, which is 40ft in height and lit by two windows.

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Walkers, see the National Trust Hodge Close walk , and specifically waypoint 5, the Cathedral Cavern.

Climbers, this quarry offers a number of routes, including Night of the Hot Pies(E1), Darklands(E3), Basilica(E5), An Alabuse(E2) - all Extreme.  See the UK Climbing web page.  Access restriction for organised groups.  Telephone National Trust Property Manager (Jim Loxam - 015394 41197) for details.

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What makes it special

  • Visit this massive, cathedral like quarry
  • Climb the routes, all extreme, on Cumbrian rock

(Access restricted for groups of climbers.)

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Cathedral Quarry

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Map references

OS Map: 90, and Explorer OL7

OS Grid Ref: NY313029

Lat/Lng: 54.417003, -3.058749

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