Climbing Wall

The Cambridge Climbing Centre is a state-of-the-art climbing wall is located in the City of Cambridge, comprising of over 200m² climbing surface area and featuring a huge variety of angles and shapes, including a 40 degree overhanging barrel, arch and multi-faceted features.

The Centre is also equipped with full training facilities including a campus board, pull up bar and finger boards. The existing sprayed concrete climbing wall has now been replaced by an Entre-Prises texture coated, multi-faceted, wood panelled ‘Mozaik’ climbing system that offers considerably much better route setting opportunities than before. This new section of wall has been equipped with 8 new top-rope anchors. The wall now has 1600 bolt-on holds and regular route-setting take place every 6 weeks, this will be headed up by some of the country’s top route-setters. The Cambridge Climbing Centre provides climbers in the East of England with a modern, first rate facility in which to climb, train and have fun!

Following recent route set Click Here to view current Route Set Guide

Date of next route set is 4th – 6th July 2016

The climbing wall will be closed Monday 4th July 9am to 11pm, Tuesday 5th July 9am to 11pm and Wednesday 6th July 9am to 5pm. This is a route set for the whole room. 


Individuals must be registered to use the Climbing Wall unsupervised and undergo an induction on their first visit. Registered climbers may supervise a maximum of two children under 16/novice climbers as long as they are prepared to take full responsibility for their safety.

Click Here to download Bouldering Only Registration Form
(for 18 year olds and over)

Click Here to download U18 Bouldering Only Registration Form
(for 16 and 17 year olds, parent must be present on the first visit to go through the induction and give their signed consent to authorise their child to climb unsupervised for future visits.

Click Here to download Roped and Bouldering Registration Form
(for climbers who are experienced in roped climbing)

Click Here to view our Conditions of Use

The correct Registration Form needs to be completed at Reception after undergoing the induction. Registration Forms are also available from Reception.

PLEASE NOTE; No booking is required for the induction, staff are available at all times, just turn up and report to Reception. There is no cost to register.


Please note we do not hire out rock climbing equipment e.g. shoes or harnesses. Our Climbing Wall is mainly a bouldering wall. Bouldering is a style of rock climbing undertaken without a rope and normally limits you to short climbs over a bouldering mat/soft flooring on a wall no higher that 4.5 metres.


Climbing Wall Prices & Memberships


Daily Rates

  • Kelsey Kerridge Adult Member £3.30 off peak. £4.20 peak.
  • Adult Non-Member £5.40 off peak. £6.20 peak.
  • Kelsey Kerridge Student/Junior Member £3.30 off peak. £4.20 peak.
  • Student/Junior Non-Member £5.10 off peak. £5.90 peak.

Climbing Wall Session Card also available – 10 sessions for the price of 9 – SAVE 10%

Monthly Direct Debit

  • Adult – £28.40 per month
  • Student – £23.70 per month
  • Concession* – £16.10 per month

A one-off joining fee of £25.00 (£10.00 for concession), is payable at the time of joining
for all direct debit customers. Direct Debit customers agree to enrol for a minimum of 12 months

3 Month Membership

  • Adult – £98.40
  • Student – £82.30
  • Concession* – £56.30

Direct Debit and 3 Month Membership entitles you to unlimited use of the climbing wall 9am to 11pm 7 days a week, together with membership of the Kelsey Kerridge Sports Centre thereby enjoying member’s rates for all other facilities.

The Cambridge Climbing Centre is open 9am to 11pm 7 days a week.

Off peak hours = Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and all day Saturday
Peak hours = Monday to Friday 5pm to 11pm and all day Sunday

*Concession rate applicable to Senior Citizens age 65+ and those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (documentation to be shown to Reception)


Children’s Climbing Parties/Group Bookings


Climbing parties/group bookings are a popular choice for children’s parties, youth groups or adults who wish to try something a bit different. We offer group climbing sessions with a qualified instructor for up to 9 people for £79.00  (for 1 hour). Participants learn the safety aspects of climbing, belaying, abseiling and knot tying. We also offer one-to-one/smaller group bookings –  for further information and availability please contact Reception on 01223 462226. Group sessions must be booked and paid for in advance. Please note minimum age for climbing instruction is 8 years.

Click Here to read press article, including some handy fitness tips for climbers.

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