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The Quay Climbing Centre

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Address: Haven Road, Exeter EX2 8AX, England
Phone Number:
+44 1392 426850
10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:15 - 20:00

There is climbing for everyone at the South West's largest dedicated indoor...

There is climbing for everyone at the South West's largest dedicated indoor climbing wall. We have walls ranging from 7 to 15 metres in height and over 200 climbs to challenge everyone from novices to the most experienced climbers. Come along and have a go - join a taster session or one of our holiday clubs! Experience the thrill of climbing whatever the weather in the heart of Exeter.

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Superb Rainy Day Activity!

I recently took my 5 year old god daughter to the clip and climb session at the quay. It was a super session and was thoroughly enjoyed by all who took part. It gives children a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Chris Z
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I recently took my 5 year old god daughter to the clip and climb session at the quay. It was a super session and was thoroughly enjoyed by all who took part. It gives children a great introduction to climbing with the various difficulty options. Well worth a visit for children and adults alike.... make sure to book to avoid... More 

Thank Chris Z
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a great climbing centre - we first found it a few years ago and the whole family went - 2 adults and 2 kids!!! It was brilliant. Nowadays we tend to just put the kids in - they still enjoy it. I thought the centre looked a bit tired when we last went - could do with a... More 

Thank carolauthers
West Row
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Took the kids for a taster session! Was brilliant, not too expensive and a really great team on board. Definitely recommend if you're staying in the area. We didn't get time on our holiday this year but will definitely be back next year!

Thank BukRoyal
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

My fiancé and I recently completed the Quay Climbing Centre's 4 week induction course, and it was great. We'd been climbing informally in Canada for a while before coming back to the UK, and decided to get a better idea of safety and technique. Elliott and Paul were fantastic teachers and we were very impressed with both the instruction and... More 

Thank DrTCK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

The Quay has a great variety of climbing walls, as well as two bouldering rooms. The service isn't always great so it may take a while for them to get you set up, but once you're equipped and climbing none of it really matters anymore. A nice relaxing afternoon for couples, families or groups of friends. And if climbing solo... More 

1 Thank Naomi W
Wellington, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

I don't like giving poor reviews, but the experience at The Quay centre made my daughter cry and me boil with rage. After taking forever to find a place to park, we were greeted by a friendly member of staff which was great. It then went down hill. Firstly a colleague interrupted our conversation and the two members of staff... More 

2 Thank Jon F
Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

I hate heights and have never been climbing so this was an adrenaline rush in every sense! However thanks to the very professional help of Tammi who was our instructor - the whole group who were all novices had a great experience. Safely managed, I'd do this again as would our 8 year old daughter who had no fear whatsoever.

Thank Ernie M
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner initially did a taster session here which we really enjoyed. Since then we have completed our top rope climbing course in Cornwall. We revisited The Quay two weekends ago and really enjoyed it again. Great mix of walls and levels, good bouldering rooms and friendly staff who are really helpful with any questions.

Thank Olivia M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

You must visit this great place- perfect for young and old alike. A brilliantly safe adventure playground with very welcoming staff.

Thank Mojuexfp
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

My cousins booked onto clip and climb, and myself and my husband have recently started bouldering so rang up the centre to ask whether they had bouldering, how many climbs, what level etc. We were told that there were 2 good sized bouldering rooms with loads of climbs for different levels, so decided to tag a long and have a... More 

Thank Lizi W

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