Durham Climbing Centre, Durham

#4 of 8 in Fun & Games in Durham
*New problems every Friday* from the UK's very best route setters!

*Free Beginner / Improver Coaching*

Every Tuesday & Thursday!

Tuesday 7.00pm - 9pm

Thursday 7.00pm - 9pm

(normal entry fee applies)


FREE Core Session Every Wednesday 7.30pm - 8pm (normal entry fee applies)


£5 entry after 6pm Friday Evenings

*Lunchtime Rtae (Mon - Fri 12pm - 2pm £5.00)

*Students Climb for £5.00* Every Monday & Wednesday with a valid student card

*Heroes Discount Military / Police / NHS climb for £5.00* Every Monday & Wednesday with valid ID

*NIBAS Primary Centre


*Rock Stars Children's Lesson's Timetable* - phone to book 0191 3789555

3 - 7 Years Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 5pm - 5.45pm & Saturday & Sunday 10am - 10.45am £5 per session including shoe hire & instruction

7 - 12 Years Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 6pm - 7pm & Saturday & Sunday 11am - 12.30pm £10 per session including shoe hire & instruction

12 - 16 Years 7.15pm Thursday & 1pm Sunday £10 per session including shoe hire & instruction

HALF TERM ROCK STARS - see web for details



Winter Boulder series November - March

Spring Boulder Competition

Summer Boulder Ladder - July - September

Annual Summer fun Day - July

Rock Stars Children's Club


Winter Boulder Series

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  • Had a really nice afternoon here. My partner and myself are both experienced climbers so they just signed us in, gave us a quick tour and let us get on with it. Huge range of bouldering routes right u...  more »
  • I have been bringing a group of pupils each week for their Enrichment activity for a number of years. Pupils really enjoy their sessions. Staff are understanding of their Special Educational Needs and...  more »
  • We never seem to be out of this place, my daughter loves it. Lots of new routes, lovely atmosphere and the staff are fantastic, especially Yvonne. You can get snacks here and a good variety of hot and...  more »
  • Great friendly place, free WiFi and good coffee and food. Take my daughter every Saturday for climbing lessons and she loves it
  • Nice place, they have _many_ routes with some clever problems. Some walls are higher than I’m used to, shouldnt look down I guess :) quiet on Friday afternoon.
  • Had an enjoyable visit at Durham climbing centre. The staff were great with us and made us feel welcomed! The prices were good for what you got. The climbing part was good with a lot of good challenges on offer. I certainly got better as time went on. Would recommend to anyone who wants an enjoyable day out or if you're a rock climber and are just looking for a bit of training.
  • Great area to climb and they give great parties.
  • Great place, lovely staff, good coffee and food, great climbing, wonderful for kids - we had a birthday party there and it was fantastic

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