Summit Centre

Climbing Wall and Opening times

Our climbing centre has some of the highest indoor walls in South Wales, reaching 18m with an impressive overhang. There are over 120 routes that are reset regularly to keep you on your toes and auto belay is also available.  You can also challenge yourself and improve your technique in our bouldering area which is suitable for all abilities.

Following government guideline, our climbing wall is now open with limited numbers and pre-booking is essential. Opening hours will be Tuesday & Thursday  1:30pm – 9:00pm, Wednesday and Friday 1:30pm  – 5.30pm and Saturdays 10.00am – 5.00pm. 

Please read our Covid-19 additional control measures

Please book your climbing slot as we have a limited number allowed in the climbing wall area at any given time.

Climbing Wall Opening Times

Due to local lockdowns the revised opening hours are as follows:

Tuesday & Thursday  1:30pm – 9:00pm

Wednesday & Friday 1:30pm – 5:30pm

10:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday & Monday CLOSED

(Opening for group bookings outside of these times can be made by prior arrangement)

Climbing and  Bouldering Prices

Prices below are for competent climbers only, where no instructor is required.

  • Adults  £8.00
  • Under 18s £7.00

Climbing Equipment Hire

  • Harness – £1
  • Belay device and karabiner – £1
  • Chalk Bag – £1
  • Climbing Shoes – £3
  • Full package £5.00


Summit Centre Climbing Wall


A woman on the 18m high climbing wall at Summit Centre, South Wales


For all under 18 registrations (Supervised top rope only). Not for instructed activities.

For any adult climbers that require supervision.

For any adult wanting to boulder only.

For adult climbers that do not need supervision.

For any existing information changes.

A woman bouldering at Summit Centre, South Wales

Group Climbing

You can climb with your own group at Summit Centre using your own qualified instructors or we can provide an instructor for you.

For instructed sessions each instructor will take a maximum of 8 climbers, with all equipment included. Please call to arrange a time for your group’s visit.

For groups providing their own instructors, the cost is £5 per person, with no equipment included. All external instructors need to provide proof of qualification, first aid and insurance.

Please call in advance and let us know how many are in your group and if you require equipment.

Schools, Youth Groups and Uniformed Organisations

Instructed Groups

  • £60 per hour of instruction for up to 8 people. All equipment included.

Self-instructed Groups

All external instructors need to provide proof of qualification, first aid and insurance.

£5 per person. No equipment included.

Please call us on 01443 710090 to arrange a time for your group to visit.

“The BMC recognises that climbing, hill walking and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement.”