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Ciimbing wall and Bouldering

We went as a family for an intro lesson. It is good fun, but hard on muscles that you don't... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2016
Watford, United Kingdom
Good for a visit

Came here whilst on a weekend trip in Hemel. Entry prices are of good value, spent nearly two hours... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2016
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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XC boasts an impressive skate park, a 14m climbing wall, an indoor caving system, bouldering and high ropes. The centre also features a teen focused health centre with counselling rooms Music recording studio, and internet cafe.
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Reviewed March 29, 2016

We went as a family for an intro lesson. It is good fun, but hard on muscles that you don't regularly use! The walls are great with a mixture of rope climbing and auto-belay. As usual, my kids are much better than me!

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Wow what a great birthday present to myself us two and pur 8 year old. Rock climbing shame high ropes was double booked. But they let us go caving. Faced a load of fears staff really young but they were helpful. Instructors great. Only thing...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank kate d
SportspaceXC, Manager at XC, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2016

Hi Kate, Thank you for your feedback - we're glad you enjoyed your session. We will ensure that our cleaning team are made aware of the issues with the toilets. We hope to see you again soon. thanks, XC team

Reviewed March 17, 2016

9th Birthday Party for boys Party ie. climbing, was run well and the guy kept them active and excited with lots of different games. All strapped in with harnesses and safety kit, no problems so no worries. They all had a great time! Kids food...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Turkwise
Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

The XC is great. I have been here with a group of adult climbing and my daughter has just started to learn to climb here (3). The staff are friendly, very knowledgable and very patient. There's plenty of parking. They have a food and drink....More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed March 14, 2016

Came here whilst on a weekend trip in Hemel. Entry prices are of good value, spent nearly two hours here bouldering, found it quite cold but it was quiet so had plenty of room to climb. Wouldn't come often as there doesn't seem to be...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

I took a teenager there in half term and as expected it was crazy, loud and full of kids. We did the skatepark part of XC and it lived up to expectations. Positives: plenty of staff, loads of room to park, near by entertainment, coffee...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Well what can I Say I Won a Competition so had a free day...Took my friend and her kid to Caving...Instructor was amazing and helpfull...The caving was really really tight but a great experience I'LL be back

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank paullA992RF
Reviewed February 14, 2016

For us the XC is amazing as one my daughter (12) loves climbing and she goes with her BF and her brother. According, to them this place is amazing and they recommend the climbing and high ropes activity. BUT, unfortunately it is a bit pricey....More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Evie S
Reviewed January 22, 2016

went as an experience climber and the introduction was very quick and easy also free. found the walls to be very good height but the place was freezing (wear what you would outside) and no atmosphere. I started with leading the 5's then pushed to...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Simon B
SportspaceXC, Manager at XC, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2016

Hi Simon, thanks for your feedback! We have route setters in every week changing the climbing routes available to customers. We will, of course, pass you feedback on to them when they are next in for consideration. In terms of the atmosphere, this is something...More

Reviewed January 11, 2016

We took a group of 8-9 year old Cubs for an evening of climbing and high ropes and they had a great time. The instructors looked after the kids let them have fun but made sure they didn't get too excited. A brilliant time was...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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