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Ice Factor

Closed Now: 09:00 - 22:00
Open today: 09:00 - 22:00
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Excellent facilities

I spent the day here on a very wet and windy day and it was well worth it. There are various... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
G1naM
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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Great wet day alternative

We were a group of four who were in Glencoe for a hillwalk but didnt fancy the weather which was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
IanGriffiths999
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“rock climbing”(63 reviews)
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A must visit for adventure seekers of all ages. World's biggest indoor ice climbing wall, Rock Climbing and New Aerial Adventure Course. Taster and skills classes every day.Free children's play area, cafe, cosy climbers bar/restaurant, sauna and...more
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Leven Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4SF, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I spent the day here on a very wet and windy day and it was well worth it. There are various climbing walls to choose from and a bouldering room. Then there is the fridge - the ice climbing room which is fab. I would...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of four who were in Glencoe for a hillwalk but didnt fancy the weather which was wet and windy and we had had enough of that the previous day so we went to Ice factor and tried the taster session on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended an ice climbing taster session.An excellent choice of activity for a dreich Scottish day on the largest indoor ice wall in the world.I was lucky to get a slot just turning up on the day. It is generally advisable to book in advance...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank traveldoc65
IceFactor, Front Office Manager at Ice Factor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed the session with us - we've passed on your feedback to Mark. :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been there because there was no snow and ice on the mountains around so we decided to train some skills on the ice wall. It is a great place because you have various grade for different abilities. Furthermore the climbing wall looks great fun...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I were aiming to climb on Ben Nevis but the weather was against us so we tried the Ice Factor and took one hour taster sessions in both ice and rock climbing. We were under the instruction of Anne Rebecca, who is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank paul12162
IceFactor, Front Office Manager at Ice Factor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We agree with you about Anne Rebecca - she is always smiling! :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here a few days ago with a scouting group, I was the only experienced climber of the group so I wasn't sure how much they would all enjoy it, but we all had an absolute blast here! We had a little taster of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank danielgwilcox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant couple of hours tuition with Anne Rebecca who was an excellent instructor - very personable, great encouragement for the kids and really good instruction/feedback all round for improving the technique. Also really helpful guidance on a few rock climbing routes later on in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great instructor named Aiden. Spent an hour learning and practicing ice clinging on the routes at the Ice factor in Scotland. Was surprised how fun it is and will consider outdoor ice climbing in the future. Aiden explained everthing with precision and kept us safe...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

the staff could not have been more friendly and helpful. What an absolutely superb facility fantastic shop and coffee shop superb rock wall and ice climbing too. I have been mountaineering over thirty years and learned more in an hour about steep ice with Jamie...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Aidan was our group instructor today and he was amazing. He was very funny and entertaining, but also clearly knowledgeable and careful when we were doing our activities. He made sure nothing went out of hand and made us all feel a lot more comfortable...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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IceFactor, Front Office Manager at Ice Factor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your climbing session with us, we'll pass on your comments to Aidan :)

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sabnt
17 February 2019|
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Response from gawilson2016 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely - there is a nice cafe to sit in.
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867kimh
17 December 2017|
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Response from Gail A | Reviewed this property |
If you just want to climb, you can turn up and pay. I’d say if you wanted to participate in one of the instructed sessions, it would be safer to book.
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Robin T
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Response from Nora J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not quite sure what the question is, I didn't mention breakfast in my review , I spoke mainly about the facilities themselves, having the cafe there is a bonus, it is an amazing place well worth the visit
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