Durham Climbing Centre

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Address
Durham Climbing Centre, St John's Road, Meadowfield Industrial Estate, Durham, Durham, COUNTY DURHAM DH7 8TZ

Tel/Fax
0191 3789555 / 0191 3784189

Email
info@durhamclimbingcentre.co.uk

Website
durhamclimbingcentre.co.uk

Costs
£4.25 Member Lunchtime Special (12pm - 2pm: Mon - Fri) £5.25/ £6.25 concession (off peak / peak) £6.25/ £7.25 adults (off peak / peak) Climbing Packages available Off Peak 10am - 4pm Mon - Friday / Peak 4pm - close &

Opening times
Monday - Thursday 10am - 10pm / Friday & Saturday 10am - 9pm / Sunday 10am - 8pm

Notes
Over 150 problems set by top route setters including Ian Vickers, Jamie Cassidy, Jason Pickles, Andy Chapman, Steve Crowe, Micky Page, Mickey Stainthorpe, Tom Newman.

Fontainebleau colour coded circuit system. Full circuit reset every Friday - see website and facebook page for details.

Cafe serving paninis, toasties, sandwiches, snacks, cold drinks and speciality teas & coffees.

Stylish Coffee Lounge & spectator / chillout areas. Ample free parking.

Over 600m2 enhanced friction climbing surface. Vertical walls, slabs, stepped roof overhangs, 15ç overhang, quality ar¦tes, barrel overhangs, curved overhangs and the incredible volcano featuring 25ç, 35ç, and massive 45ç overhangs.

Massive campus board in our advanced training area. Fingerboard area & punch bag. Free table tennis.

Vibrant & friendly centre.

Directions
Driving directions to Durham Climbing Centre with Google
From Durham City Centre - Follow the A690 out of Durham towards Nevilles Cross. At Nevilles Cross traffic lights head straight across following signs for Crook A690/ Meadowfield Industrial Estate. Follow the road through Langley Moor to Meadowfield. Do not take the first turn for Meadowfield and Littleburn Industrial Estate, instead continue until Meadowfield District Sports Centre is visible on the right hand side. Turn left opposite the Sports Centre on to St John's Road. Take the first turn on the right where Durham Climbing Centre is located through the double gates.

>From the South - Follow the A167 towards Durham City. After crossing the River Wear just past Croxdale, turn left onto the B6300 signposted Brandon. Follow the road for approximately one mile before turning right onto Meadowfield Industrial Estate. Follow the road round towards the end of the estate. Take the last left turn on the estate after Edwardson Road. Go through the double gates where you will find Durham Climbing Centre.

>From the North - Follow the A167 Darlington Road towards Nevilles Cross. At Nevilles Cross traffic lights turn right on to A690 / Crook road. Continue through Langley Moor into Meadowfield. Turn left opposite Meadowfield District Sports Centre on to St John's Road. Take the first right turn where Durham Climbing Centre is located through the double gates.

Bus

The number 46, 49 or 50 service leaves Durham every 10 minutes and stops just past Meadowfield District Sports Centre. Cross over the road on to St. John's Road on Meadowfield Industrial Estate. Durham Climbing Centre is located on the right hand side just inside the estate.

Gear shop
onsite equipment shop

Dedicated?
YES, a dedicated climbing centre

ABC wall?
YES, this wall is a member of the Association of British Climbing centres

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Do you have more up to date information?
These details were last updated on 19/Jan/2011

User Comments

A great wall, the best wall for bouldering in the North East. Good problems, friendly atmosphere and the owners are very helpful.
mark medley - 20/Feb/08

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