Traditional Climbing

our 10 metre traditional climbing wall has various climbing routes suitable for all ages and abilities and includes a step and overhang

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

what you need to know…

  • up to 12 participants per group
  • one group of 12 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 fourteen days notice for instructor-led activity sessions
  • the tower area is lit so Traditional Climbing sessions can take place at any time
  • 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 (or a Girlguiding Climbing 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 (for Scout Groups) or a Girlguiding Climbing qualification (for Girlguiding Groups) or a Climbing Wall Instructor 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