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Lakeland Climbing Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Skyline + jump

Never done climbing before but really enjoyed this, totally safe, hooked on 100% of the time, you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cannock, United Kingdom
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Skyline climbing session

we visited on a,rainy day when we couldn't do the hike we planned. 2 teenagers,and one dad (scared... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anne B
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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The award winning Lakeland Climbing Centre boasts the tallest indoor climbing wall in the country offering sessions to suit all ages and abilities from 5 years+. A superb all weather family venue with a variety of activities to suit everyone, from...more
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Unit 27 Lake District Business Park Mint Bridge Road | Lake District Business Park, Kendal LA9 6NH, England
+44 1539 721766
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never done climbing before but really enjoyed this, totally safe, hooked on 100% of the time, you do need to have a certain level of fitness and flexibility but at the same time you don’t have to be an Olympic athlete, instructor was very good,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited on a,rainy day when we couldn't do the hike we planned. 2 teenagers,and one dad (scared of heights) had a fantastic session with instructor Ben and 3 others. After a thorough but light hearted safety session the 6 completed a fun but tricky...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank Anne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chose to visit on a wet day whilst in the Lakes. We spent about 3 hours in the centre split between the climbing walls and the bouldering rooms. The walls were well set and the 25m main lead wall was a good challenge. Some of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in for Crazy climb for our 6 year old and he loved it. He loved trying the different walls with varying difficulties and the instructor was walking around the 12 or so climbers and still appeared regularly on hand to give advice and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank davemD4590RK
Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

The walls looked very good, however I never got past the haughty staff. I am a 17 year old looking to get into the sport and when I was asked by reception staff, how long I had been climbing for, they virtually laughed at my...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Jacob_cowling
realkendalwall, Manager at Lakeland Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2019

Hi Jacob It's great that you want to get into climbing and I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed that you weren't able to climb when you visited us. As with all climbing walls, we do have a duty of care for the people...More

Reviewed May 8, 2019

We took our two Grandchildren [5] and [10] to the climbing wall when they visited us in their school holidays. They absolutely loved it and had a wonderful time climbing up and swinging down from great heights. The well trained staff were super and because...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Edith P
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Took my niece to a taster session at Lakeland climbing wall, the session was held by stef and she did a great job and even though the rest of the group were adults she made sure that my niece (11) was not left out and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank Stuie_Tal
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

The centre is excellent. The facilities are clean and there seems to be a wall for all abilities. Today we had a lesson delivered by Zoltan, he was great, incredibly informative and calm, he made the whole experience really enjoyable. Because of his excellent instructor...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank MylesC787
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Partner is a climber and this is his review. Great venue with something for everyone. Whether new to climbing or an experienced climber 'Kendal Wall' has it all. Set over five floors, there is a bouldering room, a dedicated training room, crazy climb for kids...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank h0lidayintheuk
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

I took a trip to the lakes for some trad climbing with my brothers and was recommended to try out Lakeland climbing centre if the weather was bad. I’m so glad we took the extra trip here. The staff are lovely and friendly, and in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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January 2, 2019|
Response from realkendalwall | Property representative |
Hi Tina We love dogs. Unfortunately we don't allow dogs in our building because for health and safety reasons. There are lots of nice places to walk dogs nearby. Please ask at reception. Ali
February 18, 2017|
Response from Littlelk26 |
There are signs as you get closer. It's tucked away in a little industrial estate.