King Kong Climbing Centre

added Jul/2014, see all King Kong news & reviews
Product news by King Kong Climbing Walls
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In an effort to create Keswick’s premier tourist attraction King Kong Climbing Walls have begun construction of their flagship Climbing Centre in Keswick. Situated just off the main street of Keswick, at the heart of the Lake District, the centre will offer an opportunity to try your hand at one of the most exciting sports out there with facilities such as a the first indoor ice wall in the north of England, 12m high lead wall, 390 m2 of dedicated Bouldering, Training room, Fun Climb area, indoor Caving Experience, Kids Hard Play area and Café.

King Kong Climbing Centre Main Arch, 152 kb

Training, Taster sessions and Masterclass coaching will be available along with social clubs, classes and lectures.

Along with the indoor activities the King Kong Climbing Centre will offer the opportunity to develop outdoor skills through the following courses:

  • Intro to Real Rock
  • Experienced Lakeland Climbing
  • Ghyll Scrambling
  • Via Ferrata
  • Mountain Walks
  • Learn to Lead Outdoors
  • SPA Training
  • SPA Assessments

Phase 1 of the build was completed in early June with the successful opening of the Café and the Kids hard play area. Phase 2 is due to open in late August.

King Kong Climbing Centre Cafe and Kids Hard Play





King Kong Climbing Centre Kids Hard Play Area

Please keep up to date with the build progress on our new website:

For bookings please contact the centre:

017687 75907 /

For more information visit King Kong Climbing Centre
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