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Things to Do - Lakeland Climbing Centre

The Lake District is the perfect place for year-round adventures, whatever the weather.

One of our favourite indoor attractions for all of the family is Kendal Climbing Wall aka the Lakeland Climbing Centre. Established in 1995 this award-winning attraction has since grown to include some unique experiences, perfect for a rainy day.

Try the Skyline Indoor Aerial Adventure - Europe's first indoor Via Ferrata! Suitable for beginners, the attraction guides you through a series of challenges including a rapid 20-metre descent with 3 metres of (optional) free fall - perfect for thrill seekers!

CrazyClimb and SkyJump are exciting activities for families; tackle 12 uniquely themed obstacles with the centre’s clever, minimal fuss TruBlue auto belay system and test your courage on SkyJump - an 18-metre free fall. CrazyClimb can also be hired for special celebrations - the perfect way to spend a birthday with your friends.

If you’re an experienced climber looking for a more traditional climbing experience in the Lake District the opportunities are endless at Kendal Climbing Wall - try the slabs, overhangs and even a stalactite in the main climbing hall! The climbing centre features a range of grades from f3 to f8a/b including short reach routes for younger climbers. In late 2018, the centre created 38 new routes on a series of new 12 metre walls and with the highest wall in England at 25m - the centre is the perfect place to test your nerves and skill.

Bouldering facilities are in abundance at Kendal Climbing Wall with 8 circuits in The Marmot Loft space and short reach problems in The Den space.

Don’t have a head for heights? The Creamery Cafe makes the perfect relaxing space to enjoy delicious locally sourced food and drinks whilst you wait for your companions to finish a climb. With cakes from Wilf’s cafe in nearby Staveley and coffee from local brewers Farrers.

Kendal Climbing Wall is open 364 days of the year!

This fantastic attraction is becoming increasingly popular and booking is recommended - https://www.kendalwall.co.uk/ | 01539 721766

Make Kendal Climbing Wall part of your next UK holiday. Here at Heart of the Lakes we have over 300 perfectly placed Holiday Cottages from which to explore the Lake District National Park - the largest UNESCO World Heritage Site in the UK.