Kitchen Corner

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Kitchen Corner
Rock Type Natural Carboniferous Limestone
Climbing Style Trad
Approach Time 30 minutes
Area Gower
Sub Area Rhossili
Local Area Rhossili Sea Level Crags
WGS-84 Location 51.563678, -4.306523
OS Grid Ref. SS 402 874
WGS-84 Parking Location 51.569301, -4.28840
GR Parking Location SS 415 880
Parking Postcode SA3 1PP
Base Elevation 0 metres (Other)
General Info
Faces Direction North
Aspect Rarely Sunny
Wind Sheltered
Climbing Type Normal
Seepage Needs a short dry spell
Before/After Low Tide 1.5 hours (See Note)
Crags Within 400m

Black Buttress, Calcite Bay, Carbon Slab, Evening Wall, Fat Lady Wall, Keel Buttress, Kitchen Corner, Lifebuoy Buttress, Platform Area, Poser Buttress, Silent Fright Buttress, Silent Walls, Sinister Sister Zawn, Sinners Walls, Wedge Wall, Windy Buttress

Tidal Status

1.5 hours before/after low tide.

Bolting Policy


The deep inlet at the end of the mainland.


Access is by continuing along the bottom of the upper cliff line to reach easy ledges. The routes have not been checked for this guide and require abseil escapes.


The Routes

  1. Dove Crack 12m M
    The wide chimney in the back of the cove.

  2. Kitchen Slab 12m HS
    The slab in the upper part of the cliff is gained and followed.[1]

First Ascents

  1. D.Jones, R.Owen, J.Edwards 00.00.1958
  2. D.Jones, R.Owen, J.Edwards 00.00.1958

Additional Photos


  1. The slab referred to here may be what is now known as Carbon Slab.