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The Climbing Unit

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Address: Nottingham Road | Unit 5, Mason’s Place Business Park, Derby DE21 6LZ, England
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+44 1332 265864

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Great place for our newest hobby!

Fantastic place. Me and my brother had our first climbing and bouldering experience today with Dave and we loved it. Very friendly and helpful staff. Dave who instructed us was... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Christopher H
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Derby, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited today as part of a climbing half term group, we have been prior. My daughter lives it, the instructors are good and patient, as well as engaging for children. Although it starts off cold it does warm up. There is a nice seating area for coffee, tea, hot chocolate, with snacks. Lots of free parking.

Thank T S
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place. Me and my brother had our first climbing and bouldering experience today with Dave and we loved it. Very friendly and helpful staff. Dave who instructed us was a pleasure and very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend and we're looking forward to gaining more experience, see you v soon guys!

Thank Christopher H
Derby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Brilliant venue tucked away in the city,if your looking for a way to escape the huddle and bustle of life this is the place to do it. Friendly and helpful staff, range of snacks, food and drinks. Spacious changing rooms and a warm room if you need it. The routes and walls have lots of challenges and problems to solve,... More 

1 Thank John W
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I love the unit, great problems that are always changing, good music and helpful staff. My only problem with the place is that I don't live closer.

1 Thank Tobi A
Manchester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My daughter climbs here so decided to go with her. Guess what, decided to have a go and now I'm hooked. Even entered the competitions. The staff are very friendly and helpful. There is also food and and refreshments to buy. I was made to feel very welcome by some of the other climbers. You can hire shoes which was... More 

Thank Ann H
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Went in a group of 10 people. As someone who has been to a few climbing/ bouldering places, this is the best one. Lots of different climbs for different abilities. Anyone can join in! Coffee, tea and small snacks sold and big comfy chairs to relax on whilst taking a break (great place to sit and watch others climb too).... More 

1 Thank Lynsey A
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 March 2016

What a venue, very impressive climbing wall with lots to offer, good cafe with simple but very nice food, comp wall is EPIC!

1 Thank Dan B
Derby, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Ive not done climbing here but my son goes once a week and says it is brilliant it looks great inside and has walls from beginners to experts some look impossible.

2 Thank Mick K
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Been coming here regularly for the past year - it's spot on. Good for all abilities and no one rushing you on the walls. Staff are always friendly too. Lunchtime climbing deal makes it a bargain too!

1 Thank ChrisJK101
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent place! Friendly staff, great people all around and the atmosphere was great. Will definately return.

1 Thank AmyCh9

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