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Edinburgh International Climbing Arena

South Plate Hill 1 Ratho Quarry | Ratho, Edinburgh EH28 8AA, Scotland
+44 131 333 6333
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Very poor value soft play

We visited this soft play last week with a 9 year old and two 4 year olds. We hoped to do some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth doing We decided to try something different for a birthday and it was lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ime R
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“clip n climb” (10 reviews)
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South Plate Hill 1 Ratho Quarry | Ratho, Edinburgh EH28 8AA, Scotland
+44 131 333 6333
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this soft play last week with a 9 year old and two 4 year olds. We hoped to do some climbing and came here direct from the airport having flown up from London to visit relatives and with some time to kill. There...More

Thank RooMurr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth doing We decided to try something different for a birthday and it was lots of fun and exercise

Thank Ime R
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This is an impressive facility not so much on "Edinburgh's doorstep" but "at the end of Edinburgh's long driveway". If you don't have a car or a bike its difficult to get to. Never the less its a fantastic indoor climbing centre with a nice...More

Thank Douglas E
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

£9 each, book on line at least 2 months before as this activity is fairly new and only operates in the holidays. 1 hour slots, about 20 different climbs with about 5 enthusiastic instructors. Our grand children particularly liked the face to face clear wall...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Something for all ages from Rocktots & Scrambles for the toddlers to clip & climb for the slightly older ones and proper climbing for adventurous kids and grown ups. Let's not forget the aerial assault course for the pensioners (or maybe the excellent café). Perfect...More

Thank wakemalcolm
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Fantastic facility for single or group climbing,The clip and climb is great fun for kids of all ages and the instructors are close by for any help and always happy to give advice on the best way to tackle the walls.Open all year round its...More

Thank steve m
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Took our children here (9 and 12). Absolutely bowled over by the large number of walls available, the height of some of these (28m), and the variety. The café was great, with a fantastic view of the entire arena. The "Clip and Climb" facility appeared...More

Thank Iain C
Reviewed 24 October 2017

If you are even remotely into your climbing, this is the place to go. Over a 100 routes to pick from, climbs up to 30 meters, huge bouldering areas, auto belays. The shower facilities for free. Its a great place for all the family. Can't...More

Thank AdventureSouthUK
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Our granddaughter just loves the soft play here.. the kids can run about and let off steam without bothering a soul. Staff are fantastic. Nice cafe for the grown ups. Food warming area for kiddies stuff etc

Thank JudiO2112
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We had our first ever climbing experience here early this year with friends and enjoyed it so much that we immediately went away, found a climbing centre closer to home down South, and booked onto a course to learn to belay etc properly. We've been...More

1  Thank ec_as_pie
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suzanne V
5 January 2017|
Response from YaSpence42 | Reviewed this property |
try the Web site for Edinburgh council
17 August 2016|
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Response from matttildesley | Property representative |
Hi Saz, at the moment it is booking up to a month or 2 but pop online and check the availability as there are odd spaces available