Our most popular climbing course and an excellent way to learn the basics of this exciting sport.  Our experienced instructors will give you instruction on general climbing safety, belaying your climbing partner, knots, rope work and safe use of climbing equipment, together with lots of practical climbing enabling you to become a competent top rope climber.  Having completed this course, most participants aged 16 plus should be able to pass the assessment required to use the wall during the recreational sessions. Under 16’s will be able to climb with their parents on the family climbing sessions and/or join the level 2 NICAS course in our Limpets climbing club. 

All specialist equipment provided. 

No Lunch provided, please bring your own packed lunch or method of payment to purchase food from the cafe. 

One year membership of the wall is included for adult participants (normal entry fees apply). 

Alternatively you could learn to climb outdoors on our Touching Stone course

Age – For adults and those 12 years and over 
(12–15 years old must be accompanied by a participating adult on the course).


Climbing Beginner Course Voucher

 - Climbing Beginner Gift Voucher - Valid for 1 year from date of purchase

 - Can be redeemed against full day or two evenings

-  Please note - vouchers will not be exchanged for cash or replaced.

You can view upcoming availability for the Full Day course or Two Evening courses by following the links.