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Our intrepid reporters have visited many of the key attractions in the Lakes, sampled the experienced, photographed the facilities and talked to the owners. These are their unbiased and factual reports.

Keswick climbing wall

This centre is for all levels of climbers 6+ but lessons are available for only £10pp an hour. Not only is there a climbing wall but there is also a bouldering section (climbing without ropes). As well as climbing, this centre gives you opportunities to do kayaking, canoeing, ghyll scrambling, archery, orienteering and much much more. Under 18’s can climb unsupervised if they show they are capable, whereas over 18’s can climb freely. Also you can bring your own gear and instructor (as long as long as they have the correct qualifications).

Description: Junior Climbing Clubs ImageOpening times are 9am-5pm Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday it is open 9am-9pm. Entry fee is £5 for members and £6 for a non-members. The contact number is 017687 72000.  To find directions please click on this link or use the address below.

Keswick Climbing Wall

Goosewell Farm



CA12 4RN



Climbing Clubs

Description: Climbing Wall ImageIf you find you want to take up climbing, Keswick wall are running a junior climbing club on a Saturday morning 10-12, open to all under 18’s. If you are interested call the contact number above or send an e-mail to us







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