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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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For the second time in a couple of years I was scheduled to run an external course at the Arena and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heartstarter
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Westmorland, California
Great soft play

I’ve visited a couple of times with my 5 and 2 year olds. We chose to stay for the 90 minute... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Helen B
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“clip n climb” (10 reviews)
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South Plate Hill 1 Ratho Quarry | Ratho, Edinburgh EH28 8AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For the second time in a couple of years I was scheduled to run an external course at the Arena and it did not disappoint. The staff [Gayle, Ritchie and Andrea[? - sorry if that's wrong] were again exceptional in their warmth and enthusiasm. Considerate...More

Thank Heartstarter
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve visited a couple of times with my 5 and 2 year olds. We chose to stay for the 90 minute session and they had a great time. The staff are really helpful and friendly, and their system meant that it wasn’t overly crowded on...More

Thank Helen B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The childrens arena was closed for maintenance but I had a phone call to say they could put him in the adult section with a qualified instructor. Grandson loves climbing and the instructer was excellent with him and gave him several types of climb. 2nd...More

Thank Jacqui A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly take our 2 year old grandson to the EICA where he loves Scrambles soft play. The whole complex is amazing with what look like world class climbing facilities. I'm no climbing expert so cannot comment more than that. There are excellent cafe facilities...More

Thank Tam C
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

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

1  Thank RooMurr
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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