There are many excellent modern climbing walls
situated across the North East. Sunderland Wall
is a well established climbing centre in Pallion that provides both extensive
bouldering and over 100 roped climbs up to 23m high.
ClimbNewcastle is a dedicated bouldering wall in what was Byker Swimming Baths.
Eden Rock is another superb dedicated bouldering centre located near Carlisle
city centre. The Lakeland Climbing
Centre, AKA Kendal Wall has seen major development since it open back in
1993. As well as bouldering and roped climbing there is a dedicated training
room, Via Ferrata and even Krazy Climb! Summer evenings can be enjoyed outdoors
(and for free) on the fantastic artificial boulder at
A list of all the climbing walls from the biggest and very best to very small
Berghaus Wall, Eldon Leisure,
Newcastle - Brilliant bouldering wall in a leisure centre.
Burnside School, Wallsend
- It is open to group bookings
by BMC affiliated climbing clubs only.
Clegwell Community Centre,
Hebburn - climbing wall within a local community centre.
ClimbNewcastle - Dedicated Bouldering Wall in what was
Byker Swimming Baths
Concordia, Cramlington - climbing wall within a local sports centre.
Due to close in 2015
Centre, Darlington - old
fashioned 14m high climbing wall within a local sports centre.
Durham Climbing Centre
a dedicated bouldering wall at Meadowfield Ind Est, Durham
Eden Rock - is a superb dedicated bouldering centre located near Carlisle
Harrogate Climbing Centre -
dedicated climbing centre
Headworthfield School, South Tyneside. 0191 420 3322
Newcastle Climbing Centre, St Mark's Church, Byker. - a
superb dedicated climbing centre.
Sport Central at Northumbria University includes an excellent climbing
wall off Northumberland Road that is open for public access.
Wall - climbing wall within a local sports centre. (On
the way home from the Lakes!)
Newton Aycliffe - dedicated climbing centre within a local
Rock City, Hull
- dedicated climbing centre
Simonside Youth Centre, South Shields
- Friendly wall with excellent facilities for all,
especially young climbers or those with special needs
Boulders, Hartlepool - Artificial bouldering wall
- dedicated climbing centre at Pallion on the south bank of the river
Teesdale Leisure Centre
A popular climbing wall situated within Teesdale Leisure Centre, Barnard
Castle. There new phone number is 03000 260862
Thornaby Wall - climbing wall within a local community centre.
Dunston, Gateshead. 0191 433 5767 Artificial bouldering wall
outdoors. Also indoor climbing.
National Climbing Centres:
Perhaps the Best Bouldering Walls in the UK:
Eden Rock -
superb dedicated bouldering centre located near Carlisle city centre.
Other Good Climbing Walls:
All these fantastic outdoor bouldering walls are unlit but free to use during
the day and summer evenings.
Steve Crowe enjoying a
sunny afternoon bouldering at Whickham Thorns.
Mobile Climbing Walls for Hire:
Suitable for those special outdoor events.
Climbing Wall manufacturers:
Bolt on Hold Suppliers:
Climbing Wall Manufacturers
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