London Climbing Guide
A Guide to Climbing in London
The London Climbing Guide is a guide to indoor and rock climbing in London. The site aims to be a one stop shop that covers most aspects of rock climbing in London. Encompassing loads of areas such as where are the best places to climb in London, a break down of the indoor rock climbing centres, the best London climbing clubs, where to buy rock climbing gear in London, useful information for getting started if you've never rock climbed before and a whole host of other climbing related information. The site has been put together by rock climbers for rock climbers as an informal and unofficial guide to climbing in the wonderful city of London so we hope you find it useful and informative. The site is focused mainly on indoor climbing and bouldering but does touch on some wider relevant trad/sport climbing top put to good use when climbing outside of London.
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There is a wealth of choice for rock climbing in London. From bouldering only centres to 30 metre high lead-climbing walls. Find out more about many of the different site and what they have to offer in our 'where to climb?' section.
You don't have to go it alone. There are loads of great London rock climbing Clubs and groups out there. Meeting regularly at the London Climbing walls or heading out into the wilderness. They are a great way to meet new people and improve your skills along the way.
New to rock climbing? Want to know how to get started. Find out about what clothes to wear, what kit you need, how to enrol in beginner classes and basic climbing technique. Find out more in our handy guide to climbing as a newbie in London.
The rock Climbing in London section gives you an introduction to the types of climbing you will encounter in London and those farther afield. This is a good place to get started for information on climbing in London.