Climbing & Abseiling

combined traditional climbing and abseiling sessions enable your group to climbing up our 10 metre traditional climbing wall using the various climbing routes designed for all ages and abilities, navigate the step and overhang, up to the top of the tower, then abseiling back down!

 

 

the tower has a permanent internal staircase providing easy access to the top

what you need to know…

  • up to 10 participants per group
  • one group of 10 participants will require one hour to complete this activity
  • the minimum age limit for this activity is 6 years of age
  • the minimum waist size for this activity is 40cm (16in)
  • the maximum waist size for this activity is 125cm (49in)

 

 

important points to note…

  • pre-booking is essential – BOOK NOW and we’ll make all the arrangements for you… we usually need seven days notice for instructor-led activity sessions
  • the tower area is lit so Climbing & Abseiling sessions can take place after dark
  • this activity can operate in most weather conditions – if it’s not safe to proceed your instructor will cancel the session – if this happens we can either reschedule your activity or offer you a full refund, whichever you prefer
  • all equipment is provided
  • participants should be wearing sensible footwear (no flip-flops, high heels or open-toed footwear), old outdoor activity clothing suitable for the weather conditions – shorts can be worn but not too short… no skirts or dresses!
  • this activity requires a qualified instructor – our instructors will have either a Scout Association Adventurous Activity Permit for Climbing & Abseiling (or a Girlguiding Climbing & Abseiling qualification for Girlguiding Groups) – if you’d like to use our tower activities with your own qualification you’ll need to hold either a Scout Association Adventurous Activity Permit for Climbing & Abseiling (for Scout Groups) or a Girlguiding Climbing & Abseiling qualification (for Girlguiding Groups) or an SPA Award or higher for all other groups
  • if your organisation requires you to be instructed by an individual with a higher level of qualification to that stated above we may be able to arrange for an appropriate instructor to run the session at an additional cost – please contact us for further information
  • you must provide at least one adult to supervise each activity group – you remain responsible for the supervision and pastoral care of your group at all times
  • you must tell the instructor if any member of your group has any special needs or requirements relevant to this activity
  • you must complete your own risk assessment prior to taking part in this activity taking the age, experience and individual needs of your group in to consideration – copies of our risk assessments are available on request
  • adults taking part in this activity must complete an acceptance of risk form