PIN The Castle Climbing Centre

A little bit about the experience.

Whether you have a lot of experience or not, The Castle Climbing Centre offers classes for beginners and for advanced climbers.

The centre was opened in 1995, and has grown, and now extends through to 5 floors! There is over 450 roped and lead routes, each with different surfaces to suit different levels and preferences! :)

It also is available for private hire, and has worked with many big organisations such as BBC, ITV and The Times. As well as with charities; Macmillan Cancer, KPMG, Warner Bros and HopeHIV.


The climbing centre also has a real focus on sustainability. Making fun responsible!

The cafe, has all its food sourced organically and/or being fairtrade. There is a Castle GARDEN that promotes this plight, where it grows food for the cafe, to promote sustainability and efficient use of resources.

So it is definitely worth checking out its garden, which has a wildlife pond, mini plots for the members & local community, forest garden with fruit and nut trees as well as natural beekeeping hives and a glasshouse!


Single Visit (Registered/Novice): £12.50

Single Visit (Concessions)*: £7.50

Under 18**: £7.50

*Concession prices only apply to students/JSA/PIP/Over 60's/Trade.
(You will be asked to show proof on each visit that you wish to claim your discount.)

You can also purchase monthly, quarterly, 6 month periods and annual memberships- which is definitely worth getting if you intend to frequent the centre a lot!

**Under 18s have FREE entry when supervised by a registered adult with a membership payment plan or punch card (max 2).

How to get there

By tube: Manor House (Piccadilly Line) is the nearest tube station to the Castle. (4 minute walk)
Finsbury Park tube (Victoria/Picadilly/National Rail) is also nearby. (15 minute walk.)

By bus: 341, 141 stops just outside the castle on Green lanes. The next closest stop is 106, and others being 253, 254, 259, 279, 29 and 393.

By train:
Great Northern Rail services stop at Finsbury Park station.

By car: apparently there is limited car parking. Cars parked in the West Reservoir Centre's car park may be locked in when they close (around 5pm.)

Opening Times

Monday to Friday: 12pm - 10pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9am - 7pm
Bank Holidays: 10am - 10pm

Last entry: 9.15pm weekdays, 6.15pm weekends


  • outdoor
  • , Magnetic North
  • , family
  • , Adventure/Action


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