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Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

A climbing venue in an old quarry near Coniston



    Challenge yourself - have a go at Rock climbing.
    The Lake District is the birthplace of climbing in Britain, offering a huge variety of options to suit everyone. Our qualified and experienced instructors will be there to coach you and show you the ropes!

    Rock climbing venues
    Venues we use are around the Langdale, Coniston, Ulverston and Western Lakes area in the Lake District but if you have somewhere specific in mind please contact us.

    Beginner Rock climbing
    Spend a half day learning to climb or improving your skills. We will teach you the fundamentals of movement, rope skills and staying safe whilst climbing. Mix climbing with another activity for a full day of fun and adventure.
    Minimum age 6 years

    Adventurers Rock Climbing
    Book a whole day adventure. Drive over the famous Wrynose or Hard Knott Pass and park at its highest point. Then walk 25 minutes to an altitude of 500 metres where you'll be met with spectacular views of the grand Lakeland mountains. Perched on the side of the slope is one of the Lake Districts finest crags where you'll be rewarded with some amazing Rock climbing.
    Minimum age 10 years
    Allow up to 5 hours

    Private Guided Climbing
    Have you been climbing for a while, but want to experience something new? Let one of our expert climbing guides lead you up to one of Lakes Districts famous mountain crags. Have a crag in mind - great! Or use our extensive local knowledge to choose a venue that suits your level and experience.
    For experienced climbers only. Maximum of 2 clients to 1 guide.
    Allow 6+ hours

    Opening details

    Advanced booking required.
    We can be flexible regarding timings. Typically our half day activities last between 2 – 3hrs and a full day is 5 – 6hrs.


    Prices are £39 per person for a half day and £70 for a full day (based on a party of 4). Visit our website for full prices.

    Discounts for multi activities and large groups. Why not combine this with another activity to make the most of your adventure or spend a few days with us and see more of what the Lake District has to offer.


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • PostboxPostbox
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

    Our activities take place in various locations around the Lake District National Park. For many of the activities there is a choice of suitable locations.


    Keepers Cottage, Ashlack,
    LA17 7XN


    Plan route to Path To Adventure using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: SD 246855  Lat: 54.25977 Long: -3.15776

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