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Ambleside Climbing Wall

101 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DB, England
+44 15394 33794
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Great experience!

I visited today with 3 children I look after who are aged between 6 and 9. None of us have done... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kerry W
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Brilliant bouldering

The first time in a very long time that I got to use my climbing shoes. In fact it is the first... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
C16VEH
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Leek, United Kingdom
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Indoor Climbing Venue, suitable for all ages in the heart of The Lake District. Offering Taster sessions, Private Lessons and Kids Clubs throughout the week, and open late for experienced climbers.Our parent company also offer a wide range of outdoor activities; from kayaking and rock climbing, to gorge scrambling and hiking.
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“taster session” (44 reviews)
“great fun” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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101 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited today with 3 children I look after who are aged between 6 and 9. None of us have done much climbing before so we went for a private lesson. George was fantastic throughout and tailored the session perfectly. We started with games and...More

Thank Kerry W
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

The first time in a very long time that I got to use my climbing shoes. In fact it is the first time I have ever worn this particular pair and what a way to test them. I started trying to stick to the prescribed...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Myself and my boyfriend visited the wall on a quiet Sunday afternoon with little knowledge on what to expect about climbing. We passed the wall by chance and were pleasantly surprised and very lucky to find out they had a space for us straight away...More

Thank Holly S
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We visited initially to suss out the place and then book. The female member of staff on reception was lovely and friendly and very helpful. On our return our 3 boys ages 14,11 & 7 did the taster session. They started in the boulder room...More

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

It's not that big a centre, but if there aren't many other people there then it's good! We saw a children's session with an instructor happening and that looked well handled, I'd recommend that for those with kids. As two adults climbing by ourselves we...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great experience. Fantastic patient instructor Chloe. Highly recommend. Message for Chloe's boss - buy her some cake. From Shane and Paul.

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

We came here on my teenager's 14th birthday. Had a fantastic time. Initially I was concerned about the different age range of children in the group (some of the children looked as young as 6) but soon realised that was ill founded. The staff and...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Impressive operation with good safety system. Climbs to suit novice through to experienced climbers. Good confidence and team building exercise.

Thank Trevor M
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Took the kids on a very rainy day. They had a really good time, but didn't do much climbing as there were a lot of children in the group. Overall better fun than traipsing round Ambleside in the rain, and the place is clean and...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We took our two children here for a kids taster session, once we made a telephone reservation. The facility is fantastic. Both instructors were very good, very knowledgeable, but most of all, very entertaining, very engaging and very good with the children. There are two...More

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