From the Lake District and Northumberland in the North down to Cornwall in the South West, England has many fine cliffs, with arguably Derbyshire and Yorkshire hosting some of the finest climbing around, on rock type that can vary significantly in just a few miles. The weather in England, while still often damp, is generally better than other areas in the UK.
Flying to London will be the best option, from where you can easily travel to all the areas described.
974 Total Routes
['4 Stars',143],['3 Stars',246],['2 Stars',289],['1 Star',262],['Bomb',7]
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The Archangel 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b
: United Kingdom
: ... : Goliath's Groove Area
This striking arete is both bold and beautiful.Starting on the left side of the arete step up and instantly feel the exposure as you look down the right hand side. Now repeat the same move for 35 feet until a final difficult move gains the break at halfway.With the break and protection reached, place gear and enjoy the remainder of a true gritstone classic....[more] Browse More Classics in International
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|By Dick Musgrave|
May 4, 2010
All the classics you mention are short outcrop routes. You don't mention anything above 750 feet or so above sea level, so I suspect that you have not realized that you are taking info. from city dwellers' records & they only go to small local outcrops. That means that they make up most statistics, but they seldom see the higher hills.
|By Chris Owen|
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Jun 12, 2011
BTW I was born and spent over 20 years of my life in a tiny village in North Shropshire.