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Climbing Experiences


Indoor and outdoor climbing, abseiling or even caving is a great day out for all the family. With indoor climbing centres and outdoor natural crags across the UK, you won't have to travel far to take on your vertical challenge. Who knows, you might discover a new sport you become passionate about that's great for overall fitness and doesn't cost a fortune!  Read more about our climbing experiences...

Air Trail Climbing Adventure at Tees Barrage in Stockton

Air Trail Climbing Adventure Stockton


From £19.00

Air Trail Climbing Adventure Stockton
  • 1-hour sessions on the Air Trail in Stockton
  • 30+ obstacles, 4 levels, up to 18m high
  • Go where you want to go at your own pace
  • Suitable all ages from around 5yrs (1m tall)
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The Arch Indoor Climbing London

London Locations

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The Arch Indoor Climbing London
• An introductory indoor bouldering class 
• Available at 4 climbing centres in London
• One-hour lesson & free climbing after 
• A free day pass to use at any Arch centre
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Indoor Bouldering Essex


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Indoor Bouldering Essex
  • Bouldering for beginners
  • At Romford indoor climbing centre 
  • Includes coaching on bouldering
  • Suitable from 8 years old
Rock Climbing in Kent - Harrisons Rocks
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Rock Climbing in Kent

Near Tunbridge Wells

From £65.00

Rock Climbing in Kent
  • Climbing at Harrison's Rocks in Kent
  • Taster sessions & full-day courses
  • Teaching from fully qualified instructors
  • A great way to try outdoor climbing!
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Brecon Beacons Caving Adventures

Porth-yr-Ogof Caves, South Wales

From £59.00

Brecon Beacons Caving Adventures
  • Half & full-day underground experiences
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Led by experienced caving guides
  • Explore Porth-yr-Ogof caves

Spinnaker Tower Abseiling Experience

Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth

From £110.00

Spinnaker Tower Abseiling Experience
  • Abseil the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth!
  • 100m descent on the outside of the tower
  • You'll be shown the abseiling techniques
  • Upgrade to a Gold package with extra treats
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Outdoor Activity Choice Day Edinburgh


Buy For £105.00

Outdoor Activity Choice Day Edinburgh
• Outdoor adventure activity days near Edinburgh
• Canyoning, coasteering, climbing & canoeing offered
• Pick your activity when you book, not when you buy
• Stunning Scottish scenery for these activities
Abseiling Aberfeldy Climbing Down the Rocks

Abseiling Aberfeldy


Buy For £55.00

Abseiling Aberfeldy
• Learn to abseil in Aberfeldy in Scotland
• A stunning Scottish setting by the River Tay
• All the equipment to abseil is included
• Expert tuition from outdoor pursuits specialists
Abseilling in Kent
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Abseiling in East Sussex

East Grinstead

Buy For £50.00

Abseiling in East Sussex
• Learn safety awareness and abseiling techniques
• Try out confidence tests and a blind abseil
• The platform used is 30ft (10m)high
• Runs from March to October
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Caving Experience at Wild Wookey

Wookey Hole Caves, Wells

Buy For £89.99

Caving Experience at Wild Wookey
• Explore the underground wonders of Wookey Hole
• A guide will take you around the limestone caves
• No swimming, wading or water immersion involved
• Half day sessions available mornings & afternoons
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Caving in The Peak District

The Peak District

From £99.00

Caving in The Peak District
• One or two-day caving courses in the Peak District
• Explore stunning underground caves & mines
• Learn all about caving & amazing geology
• Choose between horizontal or vertical caving
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Climbing and Abseiling North Wales

Near Llangollen

Buy For £55.00

Climbing and Abseiling North Wales
  • Rock climbing experiences near Llangollen
  • Climb some of the famous limestone crags
  • Abseil back down from your 90ft climb
  • Amazing panoramic views from the top!
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Climbing in South Wales

Brecon Beacons National Park

Buy For £85.00

Climbing in South Wales
• The climbing takes place on outdoor rock faces
• Learn the basics of climbing up & abseiling down
• Climb both low and higher rock faces as you learn
• All the gear & teaching you need is included
Rock Climbing and Abseiling Day in Kent
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Rock Climbing and Abseiling Day

near Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Buy For £115.00

Rock Climbing and Abseiling Day
• A day of climbing & abseiling in Kent/Sussex
• Learn how to climb the sandstone crags
• Learn to abseil down an abseiling tower
• All the gear you need is included 
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Rock Climbing Peak District

The Peak District

From £69.00

Rock Climbing Peak District
• Half, full & two-day outdoor rock climbing courses
• Learn rope techniques and climbing movement tips
• All safety equipment and tuition is included
• Explore the Peak District from a brand new angle!
Bear Grylls Adventure Diving & Snorkelling Birmingham
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Bear Grylls Adventure

The NEC, Birmingham

From £49.00

Bear Grylls Adventure
  • Embark on a unique Bear Grylls Adventure!
  • Snorkel & diving packages on offer
  • Meet the underwater residents!
  • Adventure activity add-ons available
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Outdoor Choice

Locations Nationwide

From £50.00

Outdoor Choice
  • Choose from a wide choice of Outdoor Adventures
  • Locations across the UK
  • Option to top up your voucher on line
  • FREE premium packaging included worth £4.99
Happy Ape Tree Climbing Experience Cumbria - Fun Tree Climbing

'Happy Ape' Tree Climbing Experience Cumbria

Ambleside, Cumbria

Buy For £60.00

'Happy Ape' Tree Climbing Experience Cumbria
  • Half-day sessions climbing trees in Cumbria
  • Suitable for kids & adults alike
  • Builds confidence & self-esteem
  • Feel that sense of accomplishment!

The different types of climbing we offer

In the UK you can try all sorts of climbing experiences. From outdoor climbing on rock faces, to indoor sports climbing. There's also bouldering (where you don't need a harness or ropes and jump back down onto big mats), which is great fun. And don't forget, what goes up must come down, so you might well learn abseiling techniques too. 

We also offer experiences such as caving (climbing underground!) and even unique climbing experiences, such as abseiling down big buildings. 

Outdoor & indoor climbing experiences around the UK

With granite and sandstone all around the UK, there's bound to be a natural climbing wall somewhere near you. And if not, there might well be an indoor climbing centre within easy reach. However, if you've never scaled a rock before, we strongly advise you to take a lesson, which is where we come in with these packages at climbing venues round the country.

All sessions will be geared to your level, so whether you have never even stepped into a pair of climbing shoes before, or have already scaled a couple of walls in your time, you can learn lots from your qualified guides who are all highly experienced and qualified climbers and mountaineers.

Take a look at our Peak District rock climbing video for more info on what a climbing lesson involves.

All you need to climb that wall!

So apart from something suitable to climb and the instructor, what else do you need to climb? Well, the main thing is a partner. This is essential for your security, because whilst one of the duo is scaling the heights, the other is 'spotting' at the bottom and belaying you. Belaying is is when the rope is run through a belay device on the anchor person's harness and you secure the climber. If you're a beginner it'll be one of the tutors who be assuring you.

After that, it's a case of having climbing shoes that have a specific rubbery sole for grip, your harness to attach yourself to the rope with a carabiner, some chalk - and a good dose of enthusiasm.

Learn climbing techniques

The first thing you'll probably do when you first start learning to climb, is to haul yourself up using your arms, which is the natural way to react when you find yourself on a rock face. But you'll be shown how pushing off with your legs is actually the way to go, whilst keeping your body close to the stone for better balance.

In fact, this sport isn't just about physical ability or agility, a lot of it is mental too, as you look ahead for the next hold to grab and to pick your route.

This all sounds quite intense and quite frankly when you're several metres up from the ground it can be just that, but there is nothing like the sensation of reaching the summit. A punch of the air and a little shout of delight is always acceptable as you've conquer that crag. As for how you get down, well you'll soon find out it'll be an abseil on the ropes, or even ladders to come back down to earth.

Crags, sandstone and more to be climbed

As for where you'll be climbing, there are some terrific sites dotted around the UK. The routes in North Wales are probably the most well-known in the country and we have teaching sessions at a former limestone quarry, whilst in South Wales it's hilltop adventure time in the Brecon hills.

The English Peak District is well known for hiking, but also boasts some fine sport and traditional climbing for you try and who'd have though that Kent has a whole range of sandstone climbs. And for a climbing lesson with a difference, try the topsy-turvy world of caving. If you've never heard of this outdoor sport before, take a look at this video of caving at Giant's Hole near Castletown in the Peak District for a taste of underground climbing!