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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).
Opening 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. http://www.icumbria.info/profile/319508/Keswick/Keswick-Climbing-Wall/#map
Keswick Climbing Wall
If 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 at:firstname.lastname@example.org
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