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St Werburgh's Church, Mina Road, Bristol, AVON BS2 9YT
0117 941 3489
£8.00 Adult (after 4pm weekdays, and all times at weekends), Adult before 4pm weekdays £6.00, Children under 16 £4.00, 16/17 year olds £5.50 at all times, £3 one-off joining fee. £390 1yr unlimited
Mon-Fri 0930-2200, Sat, Sun 0930-1800
Undercover Rock was bought the The Climbing Academy in January 2016. We have a plan to invest in the centre over the coming years and we hope to bring UCR back up to a great standard.
UnderCover Rock is in a converted church. It's got them all - leading (overhanging, vertical and slab), traversing routes, bouldering, and a dedicated top rope area.
UCR has a cafe serving sandwiches, paninis, top quality coffee, flapjacks and other refreshments. For viewing and relaxing there is an interesting viewing gallery upstairs which looks over the entire main leading area.
The bouldering area has a full range of wall angles including a 45 degree wall and a slab. There is a dedicated circuit wall upstairs with a range of both easy, hard and children circuits. The route walls are 12m high in the lead area, 9m in the top-rope courtyard, but very good quality setting and design, and routes changed weekly if not daily.
UCR offers a full range of courses -
Step-Up to Leading
Technique and Movement Lessons
Private Tutoring and Groups
Youth Clubs and Performance Squad
Lead walls up to 12m. Lead/toprope walls to 9m including a separate beginners' area, all own-built with Livingstone input initially - built 1992, further developed in 1993 and 1995 and 2013. 1200 sq metres of wall surface. Cafe, meeting room. Courses and equipment available.
Driving directions to Undercover Rock/The Bristol Climbing Centre with Google
The climbing centre is located just off the M32 as it comes into Bristol. If you are approaching from the North take the M32 into Bristol. Come off at junction 3, you will come up on to a raised roundabout. Take the fifth exit that leads back onto the M32 heading North. Keep to the left hand side of the slip road, as it heads back down onto the M32 take the left turn. This is Mina road. Follow Mina road and go straight across the mini roundabout. The climbing centre is situated in St Werburghâs church on the right hand side of the road just past the Miners Arms pub.
Miner's Arms, 30 seconds stagger from the front door. One of the best city pubs in Bristols.
YES, a dedicated climbing centre
YES, this wall is a member of the Association of British Climbing centres