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The Climbing Academy

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Visited here whilst on a trip to Scotland, we usually go climbing in Bristol with a different... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
Big and comprehensive bouldering centre

Popped in during a recent trip to Scotland. Despite what some other reviews suggest, I found a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alex B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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The Climbing Academy is Glasgow's purpose built bouldering facility! Bouldering is a branch of rock climbing, performed at low level, usually above crash mats, and without the hindrance of equipment normally associated with climbing. This allows the...more
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124 Portman Street, Glasgow G41 1EJ, Scotland
+44 141 429 6331
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here whilst on a trip to Scotland, we usually go climbing in Bristol with a different centre. We were really impressed with the size of the centre, there are plenty of climbs for varying difficulties and with different gradient walls to try. What we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in during a recent trip to Scotland. Despite what some other reviews suggest, I found a parking space for my van no problem. Registration was quick and easy which involved filling out the usual liability waiver form on an ipad. Lockers were available for...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Chilled out typical relaxed climbing place that specialises in bouldering walls and has all the grades and plenty space to move about.

Thank ian m
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I moved up to Glasgow last August and have been coming to TCA on a fairly regular basis since. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, and give me help and advice on a regular basis - most recently regarding some stretches to try for a...More

Thank Anya R
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Come here with my mates every now and then, we're not the most amazing climbers but we always seem to have a good laugh trying different problems! Plenty of different routes for every level and even when it's busy it's not too hard to find...More

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I recently went to Glasgow for the weekend from Norfolk and found myself to have a bit of time one evening so i went to The Climbing Academy, explained that i had previously done a bouldering induction and was just visiting and the guys there...More

Thank snv6771
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Visited the Climbing Academy this morning for our annual family Christmas outing - 10 adults and 3 children. What a great experience we all had from start to finish. Derry had liaised with me via email regarding our bespoke package and deposit payment which streamlined...More

Thank Fonty2011
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I sent an email on 8th august to check about booking in my 5y, 4y & 2y old boys for a session. The first reply I had from them on the 20th August needless to say we left Scotland before they even replied what a...More

Thank krazykrizy
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Used a Groupon deal to visit The Climbing Academy with 4 friends and must say the experience was relatively good. On arrival it was easy to park outside the premises as there was a large number of on street car parking as well spaces around...More

Thank Aruasio
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Our 2 1/2 year old loves this place. We've been several times now, amazing value for money, lots of fun and great staff.

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Mark M
21 April 2017|
Response from Jill M | Reviewed this property |
Totally, I think we were there 2 hours