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The Arch Climbing Wall

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Great but busy at times

I have been a regular at the Arch since it was under the arches at London Bridge. I love the place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul D

Went on a groupon voucher for an introductory lesson. You have to have one before you can go solo... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been a regular at the Arch since it was under the arches at London Bridge. I love the place, good route setters, friendly staff but it can get so busy at times it's not very comfortable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paul D
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Went on a groupon voucher for an introductory lesson. You have to have one before you can go solo. Was fun and good. Hard work! Trainers were great and supportive. They give shoes and chalk for the first session and give good advice. They don’t...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The Arch is a great bouldering centre. We went twice, once on a Saturday afternoon and again on a Monday morning and it wasn’t too busy either time. There a cafeteria and an area upstairs where you can work on a laptop, read, rest, etc......More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Uncover T
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The bouldering at the Arch is perfect - great variety of routes for all abilities. Friendly crowd although they should, like other centres have done, ban climbing shirtless. The main issue is that on weeknights it is now so busy that you can barely see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank peterhZ2064OI
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Review for Arch North. Loads of great routes for beginners and low grade climbers <V4. Not sure about higher. Routes get changed on cycle every 6 weeks or so - I've never been without a route to try or attempt despite going about once every...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Originally It started as a bit of fun, something new. But the arch is pretty addictive in a good way ofc. The place is kept neat and clean no matter what time you go. Staff are very friendly and very helpful if you have any...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Erik I
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to climb! It is big, challenging and the staff is very friendly! Definitely I will return.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Such a fun trip here! Staff were friendly as were the other climbers! Was my first visit and throughly enjoyed it! Will definitely return!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dilhani D
Reviewed 18 August 2017

There was a queue to get in, the walls were so crowded. I am a beginner and I just found it to stressful being watched by loads of people waiting for a turn, I felt like I was being rushed. It made me feel really...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank katieel31
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I visited the Arch climbing wall for an Intro lesson yesterday with a friend (if you haven't climbed before they recommend completing an Intro lesson so you can climb safely) and had a lovely time. As a first time climber I was a little nervous,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank MadziaC75
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Response from Dilhani D | Reviewed this property |
No to the harness and yes to the chalk pouch!