Guided Climbing in the UK

Guided Climbing in the UK gives you the perfect opportunity to enjoy climbing some of the many classic routes in the British Isles. Travel somewhere new and enjoy climbing on a new rock type in different surroundings. How about Lake District mountain routes, Peak District routes on the gritstone edges, cream teas and sea-cliff adventures in Devon & Cornwall or long mountain classics in the Highlands of Scotland.

The following are just a handful of suggestions. I am sure you can think of many more on your personal wish list.

Peak District – Gritstone

  • Flying Buttress, Stanage
  • High Neb Buttress, Stanage
  • Left/Right Unconquerable, Stanage
  • The Rasp, Higgar Tor
  • Great North Road, Millstone
  • Valkyrie, Foggatt



Lake District Mountain Classics 

  • Little Chamonix, Shepherds Crag
  • Troutdale Pinnacle, Black Crag
  • Napes Needle, Great Gable
  • Central Buttress, Scafell
  • Kipling Groove, Gimmer Crag
  • Praying Mantis, Goat Crag



Pemroke sea-cliff adventures

  • The Arrow, St Govan's Head
  • Deep Space, Mother Carey's Kitchen
  • Preposterous Tales, St Govan's Head
  • Heart of Darkness, Mowing Word
  • Lucky Strike, Rusty Walls
  • Diedre Sud, Mowing Word



For further inspiration look at the following:

  • Classic Rock – Ken Wilson’s bible coffee-table book to Classic rock routes in the UK.
  • Hard Rock – the next in the Wilson series. For those looking for a greater challenge


 For Guided Climbing in the UK you should have previous experience of seconding routes, be able to belay and remove runners. 

Rock-Climbing kit list

download rock-climbing kit list

Private Bookings: Cost & booking information

 Price per day

1 person - £185

2 people - £200

Please send an email with your preferred dates and itinerary and we will get straight back to you regarding availability.


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  • Ian, many thanks for an outstanding weekend - you judged our ability perfectly and tailored the programme accordingly. We will be talking out that final pitch for a few years to come..... ~ Chas. Guided Scrambling
  • Hi Ian ! Thanks for making a great weekend for us we had a superb time in your company, really enjoyed ourselves. thanks for making up the CD for us, that's great. Looking forward to those action shots !! Would definitely be good to catch up with you again Ian .. we'll get on the case building anchors in the lounge and hopefully be up to scratch for the next time ! Karan just called me and we discussing stiff arms and shoulders but said she's dying to get up there again :-) !! ~ Rob and Karan. Intro Rock Course