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Keswick Climbing Wall

Goosewell Farm, Keswick CA12 4RN, England
+44 17687 72000
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Ghyll Scrambling

Our kids visited as a group and it did not get off to a great start, directions were very poor and... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
DawnH179
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Tyne and Wear
Afternoon of archery

Wind was so cold on the day that we visited. Had an afternoon of archery with practice inside and... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
TMM818
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Bunbury, Australia
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Keswick Climbing Wall and Outdoor Adventure Centre provides activities for indiviuals, families and groups. With outdoor activities from £30.00 pp for a 3 hour session, why not try Ghyll Scrambling, Indoor and Outdoor Climbing, High Ropes Course, Canoeing, Kayaking, Archery. Indoor Climbing and Archery available for all ages as well as outdoor Mini Adventurer fun.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“great fun” (14 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Goosewell Farm, Keswick CA12 4RN, England
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Our kids visited as a group and it did not get off to a great start, directions were very poor and hard to follow. Once we did arrive the whole experience was great. Well organised, kids always felt safe. We will be booking another adventure...More

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Rik-Deb, Owner at Keswick Climbing Wall, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hello and thank you for the email. I am sorry that there was some confusion about the activity site - we only run the ghyll scramble from Newlands Adventure Centre and you should have been given directions on booking to get there. I will double...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Wind was so cold on the day that we visited. Had an afternoon of archery with practice inside and competition outside.More

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Rik-Deb, Owner at Keswick Climbing Wall, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Hello and thank you for the review. Despite being sunny, it has been very windyhere recently. I hope that didn't spoil your archery experience as we are lucky to have both indoor and outdoor ranges. Come back on a not so windy day and try...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Second time to the KCW and both times have been brilliant. We chose a 1 2 1 climb for our youngest and we couldn’t have been more pleased. His instructor (a young lady whose name we didn’t get..sorry) was superb with him and gave him...More

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Rik-Deb, Owner at Keswick Climbing Wall, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Many thanks for the great review and I will certainly pass your kind words to Emma, your son's Instructor. Hope that we see you back again soon for some more climbing fun. Best regards, Debbie and the KCW Team.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We were resigned to an afternoon watching the kids climb a wall, but the experience included training on the art of belaying (a term unknown to me until now). Seen how the kids thoroughly enjoyed this activity, which on this Sunday afternoon turned out to...More

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Rik-Deb, Owner at Keswick Climbing Wall, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Hello and thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your afternoon with us. I am so pleased that you all had a good time with us and that your family enjoyed the climbing and tea !! Hope that we see you...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Two of my son's had a fantastic time on the high ropes course. Special credit goes to the instructor John, who was really great with them. Being only two of them on the course, and having three hours they got to have a good go...More

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Rik-Deb, Owner at Keswick Climbing Wall, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hello and thank you for the lovely review. I am really pleased that your boys had such a good time with us and I willl pass your kind words onto John. Hope that we see you all again for more adventures !! Regards, Debbie and...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Between the age of 4 and 92. Lots of great activities. Just down the road from the Castlerigg Stone Circle. Midpoint of our walk, so lunch at the cafe inside. We ate outside in the sun, plenty of big tables and great views. Best Panini...More

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Rik-Deb, Owner at Keswick Climbing Wall, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for the great review and The Hungry Heifer does have one of the best views around to enjoy your lunch or cake and coffee at !! I will pass your kind words to the girls in the cafe and agree with you about...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Booked my 9 yr old for morning session of rock climbing he absolutely loved it! He has a great passion for being out door and doing activities and this defiantly pushed him and boosted his confidence! In the afternoon I booked him on high ropes...More

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Rik-Deb, Owner at Keswick Climbing Wall, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Hello and thank you for the really great review ! I hope we see you all back soon - maybe ghyll scrambling next time and we are always adding to Rookery Woods so there should be something new for your little adventurer. Regards, Debbie and...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect when we first visited this place but it surpassed all expectations. The climbing facilities are superb, the staff are genuinely friendly, welcoming and helpful and the cost of a climbing session is very good value for money. My young...More

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Rik-Deb, Owner at Keswick Climbing Wall, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you for the fantastic review: we really appreciate your kind and thoughtful words, which I will pass on to the staff. The Childrens Hour climbing is very popular and a great social way of introducing climbing to youngsters without the pressure of a formal...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Friendly staff. We called in last Saturday afternoon. Man on reception helpful. Decided on climbing lesson for the boys. The lady was fantastic. She quickly had the boys Sussex out ability and personality wise. She was great at teaching them a new activity. We will...More

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Rik-Deb, Owner at Keswick Climbing Wall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for such a great review and its great to know that you are a retutrning customer, who by the sounds of it, we will be seeing again. I will pass on your kind words to the staff and you are right, they are...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

The high ropes adventure is great for kids. My kids are 8 and 10 and had a great afternoon. They do wish they did the zip wire but I was unaware that you had to pay more for that one. Definitely recommend it as the...More

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Rik-Deb, Owner at Keswick Climbing Wall, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hello and thank you for the lovely review and great to hear that you will be back !! There is a fantastic zipline as part of the High Ropes course, so your kids would have done that on their session - its the most popular...More

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