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The Lock Climbing Wall

Harlow, United Kingdom
About The Lock Climbing Wall
Whether you are a seasoned climber or a newcomer looking to try the sport, The Lock provides quality climbing experiences for all abilities. The Lock has four main climbing walls up to 14 metres in height, some of the tallest in the South-East and one of the four main faces is reset every month with new climbs and new holds. There is 1,000 square metres of climbing with 50 lines and over 100 top-roped routes, ranging in difficulty from 3 to 8a, plus 60 bolted lead routes, 'Dry Tooling' (simulated ice climbing) as well as a dedicated bouldering room and abseil platforms. Specialist facilities and equipment are also available for those with disabilities.
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Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend went on the learn to climb course today and it was a really fun/knowledgeable day out. Colette was our instructor who was very friendly and great at explaining how to tie the ropes etc. This is the 3rd climbing centre I've...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jaggedsauce
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

Really friendly staff, nice little coffee shops and some decent walls ranging from 3 to comp grade , nicely set has auto belays, open till 10pm most week nights so handy for after work. I would recommend it only draw back is limited bouldering but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

We had a taster session booked and although my 10 year old son had done some climbing before, we were a little anxious for our 7 year old daughter. But I needn't have worried. They both thoroughly enjoyed their session and they went higher than...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KerryD8686
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

The staff are really friendly and were great with the kids. Great atmosphere whether your chilling up in the cafe or climbing on the wall. Kids came out buzzing and can’t wait to go again

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dream608409
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Been into Boldering and rock climbing and thought i would try this place in Harlow.. Being a regular at the Castle climbing centre i was a little let down by this place.. A really small Bouldering area with a few of them loose. The instructors...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank inschris680
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Good instructor for kayaking BCU test. Friendly, helpful staff. Good facilities, but let down by poor parking availability.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PaulHarness
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

We visited with a group of Scouts, they has a really good time brilliant team building would definitely visit again. Our instructor made the experience even better as she was very encouraging especially for the slightly nervous ones .

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Michele P
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are regulars here and make full use of it. I am still relatively new to climbing but love it and all the instructors and staff are really friendly and mega helpful. They have 3 auto belays in the main centre as...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Madapice1
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Local climb cave, Worn and well used place. They have 3 autobelays which is Nice. The bouldering section is a bit small but works Ok. Worth a visit!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank danielsH3189DB
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

I booked an introduction to climbing course for my son and myself in January. We'd both been climbing with friends before but wanted to be able to go, just the two of us. We had a great day. We both learned lots and felt much...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Zoe H
August 24, 2016|
Response from PaulHarness | Reviewed this property |
Burnt mill lane, Harlow, Essex. You need to approach it down Burnt mill lane as the bridge over the canal is blocked off