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Edinburgh International Climbing Arena

South Plate Hill 1 Ratho Quarry | Ratho, Edinburgh EH28 8AA, Scotland
+44 131 333 6333
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Great Venue for Climbers but disappointing for Sauna users !!!!!

Spent most of the weekend 30-31st January at EICA & whilst the facilities laid on for the Annual... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2016
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Absolutely amazing

We came as a couple for a day trip our instructor was Ryan who was amazing he was so helpful and... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2016
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South Plate Hill 1 Ratho Quarry | Ratho, Edinburgh EH28 8AA, Scotland
+44 131 333 6333
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

Spent most of the weekend 30-31st January at EICA & whilst the facilities laid on for the Annual Event for Parachute users was outstanding I chose to use the Sauna / Spa for a bit of relaxation. Very disappointed that the Spa & Steam room...More

1  Thank peterkelsey
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

We came as a couple for a day trip our instructor was Ryan who was amazing he was so helpful and friendly. We are already booking our lessons to learn full competency thank you so much it was great except be prepared for the pain...More

Thank petsitters
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Just finished a taster climbing session with James Seaman and had the best time ever. As quite an adventurous couple, we enjoy trying new sports all the time and the session we had with James was awesome! The Ratho Climbing Centre is spectacular too and...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Set of a term's climbing lessons of 2 hours duration cost £120 sounds like a lot of money but it is an experience like no other. Activities such as safety, climbing knots, harness/ shoe and helmet wear are taught by experienced climbers to groups of...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We took our 2 grandchildren to Scrambles soft play and they had a great time! We also ate in the upstairs cafe before going into the soft play and the food was very good for what we paid! It was good to look around the...More

Thank casswife
Reviewed 24 September 2015

In response to the person who commented below about Scrambles. Scrambles is a clean, bright and well organised soft play - as a mum to three I have been to a few and this location is very good. What makes this place so special is...More

1  Thank Claire78830
Reviewed 21 September 2015

My daughter age 10 and her 2 friends did the course. Although one of the kids took some persuading to get onto it they all thoroughly enjoyed it. There was zero pressure for the one that didn't want to go on it but the boys...More

1  Thank AmandaLivingston
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We visited EICA for the first time this weekend. We travelled over 4 hours for my daughter to compete in the SYCC. We spend a lot of time in climbing centres: we've visited walls in the UK and the US and never been anywhere like...More

Thank Jammy J
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

I came here with my boyfriend and his family: 4 adults (me and my boyfriend counting loosely as adults :P ) 2 children under 10. It was really good fun and some amazing climbs! Some insanely high walls, but also loads of child friendly ones!...More

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 13 September 2015

3 of us signed up for a new experience with abseilling, all novices. Our instructor Dave was truly amazing and made it a really special experience. I got total stage fright and decided not to join in, don't know how but Dave (with the patience...More

Thank Liz-edin
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suzanne V
5 January 2017|
Response from YaSpence42 | Reviewed this property |
try the Web site for Edinburgh council
17 August 2016|
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Response from matttildesley | Property representative |
Hi Saz, at the moment it is booking up to a month or 2 but pop online and check the availability as there are odd spaces available