Head End Quarry, Ireby

Head End Quarry, Ireby
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Date(s) - 03/09/2024
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Head End Quarry, Ireby

Meet organiser: Stu Gorman
Pub afterwards: Greyhound, Bothel


Head End Quarry forms one of a series of small limestone quarries found in the Carboniferous Limestone which forms a ridge around the northern edge of the English Lake District.

The quarry has a south facing aspect and is about 30 feet high and 140 feet long. It is relatively quick to dry, has a series of single pitch routes which are suitable for novices.