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“Fantastic Cafe”

Ambleside Climbing Wall
Ranked #10 of 51 things to do in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Indoor Climbing Venue, suitable for all ages in the heart of The Lake District. Offering Taster sessions, Private Lessons and Kids Clubs throughout the week, and open late for experienced climbers.Our parent company also offer a wide range of outdoor activities; from kayaking and rock climbing, to gorge scrambling and hiking.
Reviewed December 16, 2013

Although we did not use the wall we did visit the café on the top floor and I have never seen such great homemade cakes. Well worth the climb and the lady serving was so friendly. The tea ...kept being topped up and the cake was scrumptious. We will be abck

Thank Julia264
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Reviewed December 7, 2013

A good wall, fairly small, but good use of a small space. There is a bigger wall in Kendal, but this is convenient if you live or are staying nearby. One of the features that makes Ambleside such a great place to live.

Thank Nick_Owen1963
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Reviewed November 6, 2013

My daughter who is 7 visited twice last weekend and absolutely loved it. It was her first go at climbing and she was taught in a group with other children by Simon- a really enthusiastic inspirational teacher- thank you! We will be coming back. Good coffee too!

Thank spottyotter
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Reviewed November 1, 2013

Our kids (6 and 10), have just started to climb. On a very wet day in the Lakes we booked them in for a climbing session including the boulder wall. The kids loved it as did all the other kids who were there.The instructor was fantastic with the climbers and should all equal attention. The cafe for mum and dad upstairs is nice and friendly with great cakes and good food. Watching the girls climb and obviously enjoying themselves was brilliant whilst Dad did some internet therapy (3G). At the end the kids played a final game on the boulder wall and finished tired but buzzing with excitement. Well done to all the friendly staff who knew exactly what kids want and how to encourage them. We will definitely visit again.

Thank Carl H
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Matt B, Manager at Ambleside Climbing Wall, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2013

Hi,
Many thanks for posting a response. It's great to hear that your group enjoyed their visit to the wall. Our instructors strive to express the fun, excitement and challenge they personally find in climbing. Thank you for visiting us.
matt

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Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

Kids (4&7) had such a great time we had to come back two days later.

All the children in both our sessions loved it too. Instructor great - getting to know their names- big achievement in an hour and a half!

Session was great as it was so active and great for confidence building too. Bouldering and climbing- fantastic.

Will be back next time we're up again on holiday.

Thank you!

Thank JulietteB71
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