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Avertical World Climbing Centre

7 Blinshall Street, Dundee DD1 5DF, Scotland
+44 1382 201901
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Brilliant activity for adults and kids

We just spent 90minutes at a vertical world Dundee, it was raining pretty hard and we wanted to go... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
via mobile
Not what we expected

I found this place when researching where to take our children in Dundee. After seeing the pictures... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Monika W
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Avertical World is Tayside's only dedicated indoor climbing centre. Whether you're an experienced climber or completely new to rock climbing, AVW has something for you. We have over 300 routes of both top rope and lead climbing, an extensive bouldering area, excellent coffee, a well-stocked shop and much more. Check out our website or give us a call for more information.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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7 Blinshall Street, Dundee DD1 5DF, Scotland
+44 1382 201901
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We just spent 90minutes at a vertical world Dundee, it was raining pretty hard and we wanted to go climbing so it was the perfect day for it. Boys aged 5,8,9 with a little climbing experience and Dad who climbed a bit years ago. Duncan...More

Thank Grayline59
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I found this place when researching where to take our children in Dundee. After seeing the pictures we were all excited to go. When we got there we were told the only area available to climb is downstairs because we were not experienced climbers. That's...More

Thank Monika W
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Booked my son and 4 friends in for his 10th birthday. The lady done amazingly well coping with 5 hyper 10yo. They all had a fantastic time and burned off a lot of energy. I wish I could remember the lady's name but she was...More

Thank Zoe S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Dropped in here for a climb whilst in Dundee and was well pleased at the centre and its staff. Its really easy to get to with bags of parking over the road or in one of the many multi parks in town. Registration is simple...More

Thank HarryScranners
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Instructors Matt and Sean outdid themselves today. Thanks again guys! I brought my 8 year old daughter and 7 of her pals for her birthday and what a fabulous time they had! The facilities and equipment are fantastic and the instruction we got was brilliant....More

2  Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Good facilities, relaxed atmosphere, friendly climbers and staff, parking nearby. Take old clothes and hire shoes and harness. Cafe and pleasant relax area. Bouldering if you don't fancy the roped stuff. Ask for instruction if you're. The big risk is the you could get hooked!

1  Thank munrotop
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have visited many times over the past couple of months and all of the staff are very friendly. There is climbing and bouldering available, along with toilets and changing rooms. The wall is quite small in comparison to some others, but by no means...More

1  Thank Apollinaireeee
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great one to one session today with 4 children aged between 7 and 14. The session lasted an hour where they tried a variety of different climbing walls and had time Bouldering. Seated area for parents to watch with coffee machine for...More

Thank LouLou12a
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My wife booked this for something to do as a family during the last weekend of our collective holiday time. I was a little dubious as it's not something i've done before and was worried that my general lack of athleticism might make for an...More

Thank Spunkymonkey2014
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Taster session for my daughter's birthday, including myself & my partner. We were all made to feel so welcome despite our differing abilities (in that my daughter was super-fit LOL). The instructor was ace (male with dark curly hair whose name i didn't ask), and...More

1  Thank Lee T
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Catrina P
30 March 2017|
Response from Ian R | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your enquiry. Assuming your are novices; A session would cost £50 for an hour or £75 for an hour & a half. This is for the group and includes equipment and instruction. Sessions need to be booked and can be... More
Steven W
2 May 2015|
Response from Ian R | Property representative |
Hi Steven. Our Beginner Course is not compulsory if you already know how to belay and tie in competantly and are over 16 years of age. If you do not have these skills, you can either take our Beginner Course, be signed in as... More