Newcastle Climbing Centre

Welcome to Newcastle Climbing Centre – the premier indoor climbing venue for Tyneside and the North East and one of the best indoor climbing venues in the U.K.

Climbing is a unique and dynamic sport and delivers exciting rewards both physically and mentally, if you are just starting out or already committed the Newcastle Climbing Centre will offer the ultimate experience.

Situated in the former church of St Marks the listed building provides a spectacular climbing environment with an internal height of 15 metres and over 1200 square metres of climbing walls for roped climbing and bouldering. Whatever your standard of climbing either novice or expert there are features and challenges to suit your ability and your ambition.

We offer taster sessions, introductory courses and instruction for all ages in a safe and controlled environment. Our mezzanine viewing area, specialist climbing gear shop, comfortable changing rooms and meeting room provide the very best facilities to all our visitors.

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Summer “NICC” starts July 21st till 7th Sept

Back by popular demand “Newcastle Indoor Climbing Competition” with great prizes to be won, there will be the 15 new routes to either top-rope or lead and the comp will run for 6 weeks.

You can take as long as you like to complete the competition. The category winners will be announced in early September.


Over the summer holidays we will be running three drop in sessions every day for kids clubs - cost £8.50 per session.


Only run once before in 1992, the Dragon’s Back Race is legendary. This film takes you in to the heart of this inspiring adventure as the 2012 race weaves a brutal path down the mountainous spine of Wales.
200 miles long - 17,000 metres of ascent - 5 days


We will be running six “School of Rock” climbing camps throughout the school holidays, every Tues, Wed & Thurs - 12noon till 4pm.


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