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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Save those pennies by paying ONLY £5 for entry on Wednesdays with your valid student ID card! 

  • £10 deal - Annual Membership + one entry + equipment hire
  • Student Term Pass – Climb every day, all day from now till 31st Dec for only £95**
  • 15% off RRP at Rockworks Climbing Retail for all full time students


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.


Newcastle and Sunderland Climbing Centres are introducing generations of young people to rock climbing through their kids clubs and coaching academy at the two centres. We are aware that many of these young climbers and their families would like to climb outdoors particularly now summer is approaching. We have designed a series of weekend days out climbing at a number of top venues in Northumberland.


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