Visit The Lock

Visit The Lock Climbing Wall

The Lock Climbing Wall is open all year-round and can be accessed by both individuals and groups depending upon the levels of competency you hold. All visitors wishing to climb and /or belay unsupervised at The Lock are required to complete a registration form and accept our terms of use prior to using the wall.

Please see our How to Register section for more information.

If you are an adult with limited climbing experience you may wish to consider doing one of our Learn to climb courses. Young children can be taught by our instructors from 5 years old as part of a bespoke session or alternatively they can take part in our NICAS sessions from 7 years old.


Individual lifetime membership* £20
Pricing – pay-per-visit
Adult non-members £14.50
Adult members £9.50
Adult members (off-peak) Concession** £8
Young Person*** £7.50
Family Climb**** £26
Entry Passes
Monthly Pass (Adult) £47
Monthly Pass (Concession)** £32
Monthly Pass (Young Person) £24
Annual Pass (Adult) £380
Annual Pass (Young Person) £185
Kit Hire
Climbing shoe hire £4
Harness & Belay Plate £4
Climb Package
(admission, shoes, harness & belay plate – members only)
Youth climb package (admission, shoes, harness & belay plate) £10.00

Effective from 01 January 2024

* Membership is an optional one off fee and entitles members to the best pricing options, discounts on equipment and exclusive events.

**Off-peak charges apply Monday-Friday 10am – 4pm (except bank holidays). Concession entry is only valid during off-peak times, upon provision of valid student card, ESA etc.

*** A Young Person is anyone under 18 years old.

****A Family Climb includes entry for 2 Adult Members and 2 Children (Without kit hire).

Normal opening hours

Monday 10.00 – 22.00
Tuesday 10.00 – 22.00
Wednesday 10.00 – 22.00
Thursday 10.00 – 22.00
Friday 10.00 – 17.00
Saturday 10.00 – 18.00
Sunday 10.00 – 18.00

Bank Holidays  10.00 – 16.00

Festive period opening hours

Christmas Eve – 10.00-16.00
Christmas Day & Boxing Day – CLOSED
27 December – 12.00-20.00
28 December – 12.00-20.00
29 December – 10.00-16.00
30 December – 10.00-16.00
New Years Eve – 10.00-16.00
New Years Day – CLOSED
02 January – 10.00-22.00

Nb. Last entrance to the wall, one hour before closing time.

Our reduced off-peak and concession charges apply to the lock members and only during off peak times – Mon-Friday 10.00 – 16.00 (except bank holidays).