The Castle Climbing Centre

The Castle is a dedicated climbing centre run by climbers for climbers and is one of the premier centres in Europe Read More


The Castle is a dedicated climbing centre run by climbers for climbers and is one of the premier centres in Europe. Since it first opened its doors to the public in October 1995 the Castle has grown, and is still expanding. The centre is now spread over 4 floors and caters for both beginners and experts, housing over 450 roped and lead routes from 8m to 13m in height and an extensive range of bouldering surfaces.

Venue Details & Map

The Castle Climbing Centre

Green Lanes
N4 2NU
+44 (0)20 8211 7000
Public transport:
Manor House, Underground

Yelp Reviews

9.00 out of 5
based on 33 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Castle Climbing Centre

5.0 out of 5
10 April 2016
by Elisa T.

Came here for a taster plus session which involved trying out different types of rock climbing techniques? from abseiling, bouldering to roped climbing.

It wasn't much of a work out but it was fun and we got to stay for as long as we wanted to afterwards to do some more bouldering. You're not allowed to start unsupervised roped climbing without doing a climbing course first (~£70) but it's... more

5.0 out of 5
23 February 2015
by Serena I.

Are you adventurous and love the outdoors? Do you live in London and think "Crap, it's too cold outside but I want to do something great!"? Then I suggest you pay a visit to The Castle Climbing Centre. It's a great place to go with a couple of friends or even by yourself to learn to climb.

Fitted with multiple high walls and routes for all levels (beginners, intermediate and expert) and very... more

5.0 out of 5
31 August 2015
by Dan K.

My first visit was yesterday and my friend tagged along with me at the last minute. I'm a total newbie at this and my friend did this before. I didn't know what to expect apart from what I've read on their website. I wanted to try bouldering/climbing for some time now and maybe add it to my regular exercise routine in addition to gym.

After filling out the form online. All I had to do was to... more

4.0 out of 5
25 January 2016
by Kathryn S.

The Castle has been a part of my London experience since day one (three years ago) and is probably one of the best rock climbing centers that I have ever visited. It has four floors (plus an outdoor bit) of rock climbing and is continuing to grow. The routes vary in hardness and terrain type. Honestly, there could be no complaints with all of these options. They even have some routes that are... more

5.0 out of 5
08 August 2016
by Melanie H.

I live nearby and have finally tried it out last weekend :) such a lovely place.

Lots of indoor climbing and bouldering walls. The place is quite spacious really. They also have an outdoor are which is brilliant when the weather is nice. Everybody is patient and respectful, very nice atmosphere to work out and have fun. You can also take a break and chill in the comfy outdoor area.

They... more

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