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Durham Climbing Centre

St. Johns Road, Durham DH7 8TZ, England
+44 191 378 9555
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Great for boulder training

Had a really nice afternoon here. My partner and myself are both experienced climbers so they just... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Madsaxmcginn
via mobile
Great for school groups

I have been bringing a group of pupils each week for their Enrichment activity for a number of... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
dflaura2018
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Welcome to Durham Climbing Centre - the premier indoor bouldering venue in the North East! Durham Climbing Centre caters for every level of climber from beginner to very advanced. Whatever your age or ability, at Durham Climbing Centre there is a challenge for everyone! Suitable for ages 3 years to adults from beginner to advanced! Rock Stars Children's Club, Coffee Lounge & CAFE, Equipment Shop. FREE Adult Coaching Tuesday's from 7.30pm, FREE Core Workout Wednesday from 7.30pm. Regular events & competitions. Free Parking. Baby change facilities
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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St. Johns Road, Durham DH7 8TZ, England
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+44 191 378 9555
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Had a really nice afternoon here. My partner and myself are both experienced climbers so they just signed us in, gave us a quick tour and let us get on with it. Huge range of bouldering routes right up to 7c I think, there’s something...More

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DurhamClimbingCentre, Owner at Durham Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your wonderful review! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

I have been bringing a group of pupils each week for their Enrichment activity for a number of years. Pupils really enjoy their sessions. Staff are understanding of their Special Educational Needs and physical disabilities and ensure all pupils are involved in the activities. There...More

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DurhamClimbingCentre, Owner at Durham Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your fantastic review. See you again soon!

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We never seem to be out of this place, my daughter loves it. Lots of new routes, lovely atmosphere and the staff are fantastic, especially Yvonne. You can get snacks here and a good variety of hot and cold drinks. Parking is free, right outside...More

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DurhamClimbingCentre, Owner at Durham Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thanks so much for your review! Our team work really hard to make everyone's visit the best experience possible. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Visited today for my daughter to compete in the bouldering league, was pleasantly surprised, great, interesting well set routes. Very friendly, helpful staff. Lovely little cafe with a good selection of sandwiches, platters and cakes. As a mum of a child that climbs one of...More

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DurhamClimbingCentre, Owner at Durham Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you so much for your fantastic review! We work really hard to ensure the best variety of problems and good coffee is a must! It is great to hear you had a pleasant experience and would recommend us. Our staff will be thrilled to...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

My children both enjoyed a week here at holiday club, my son (6) enjoyed the climbing elements best & daughter (8) enjoyed the bushcraft more, showing the mix is a good one. The food provided was enjoyed by both & the staff were brilliant making...More

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DurhamClimbingCentre, Manager at Durham Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your review! We are so pleased to hear that your children enjoyed our Summer Camp. Summer Camp at Durham Climbing Centre was a huge success, three weeks of climbing and bushcraft activities proved very popular with all that attended. We all work...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We've been here a few times, in school holidays, for parent and toddler sessions and drop in at the weekend. The team here are friendly, welcoming and happy to help. If you're a novice and have daft questions ask away, I did! Good fun had...More

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DurhamClimbingCentre, Manager at Durham Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your review! We are so glad that you have enjoyed your visits to Durham Climbing Centre. The team are always happy to help and answer any questions you may have, and welcome both novice and experienced climbers. We look forward to welcoming...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Wow, so much fun. The staff were great, very friendly and helpful. The climbing it self was very good. Loads to choose from, love the fact it's free climbing (no harness).

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DurhamClimbingCentre, Owner at Durham Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you for your review! We're so glad that you enjoyed the facilities at Durham Climbing Centre where our friendly staff members are always ready to help. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Our boys been coming here for almost 8 years and show no signs of giving up. Both my sons are climbers and having DCC on our doorstep is fab. The centre caters for absolute beginners who just want to 'have a go' at something a...More

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DurhamClimbingCentre, Owner at Durham Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review! It's great to hear that you and your son's enjoy coming to Durham Climbing Centre. We do have a lot to offer beginners, as well as experienced climbers. Its great to hear that you have been coming along for...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

It's the following day and my muscles are sore. The family brought me here for my 55 birthday - Emma enjoys bouldering so she knows what to do). The place is very personable (the owners clearly love climbing and teaching others to climb, and have...More

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DurhamClimbingCentre, Owner at Durham Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Durham Climbing Centre. We hope to welcome you again soon!

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

I feel kind of honoured to have this fantastic facility right on my doorstep (5 minutes walk). First of all, it's huge, there is a lot of wall which means it's worth revisiting again and again, also the routes and holds are changed weekly. The...More

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DurhamClimbingCentre, Owner at Durham Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

DurhamClimbingCentre, Owner at Durham Climbing Centre, responded to this review Thanks so much for your fantastic review! The whole team are thrilled you regard the centre so highly. We all work really hard to create the best visitor experience possible so it's great to hear...More

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