Three Horse Shoes

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This is a small SE facing outcrop of natural and quarried sandstone offering a small number of problems and traverses. This outcrop is generally a slow drying and suffers from seepage.


Approach 1. From the M4 turn off at J34 and head towards Llantrisant, go straight on at two sets of traffic lights and turn right at the roundabout towards Pontypridd, straight on at the next roundabout, past a petrol garage on your right, straight on at another roundabout. Follow this road for 3 sets of traffic lights, about 500 meters past the third set of traffic lights (Tonteg) they is a The 3 Horse Shoes pub on the left, before which there is a lay-by, parking is possible here.

Approach 2. From the A470 turn off at the Treforest (Upper Boat) junction and take the exit for Tonteg, turn right after a bridge (crossing the River Taff) and continue up the hill, at the traffic lights at the top turn right, parking is possible in the lay by before The 3 Horse Shoes.


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