We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Alter Rock Climbing Centre

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Review Highlights
Excellent staff, fun and enjoyable session

fantastic climbing session. staff were great, helpful, cheerful, encouraging and knowledgable. Both... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2015
Joyce D
Derby, United Kingdom
Beginners lesson

We had a 3 hour introduction lesson which explained all the equipment and how to climb and belay... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2015
Andy B
via mobile
Read all 58 reviews
All photos (11)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lots of fun”(2 reviews)
“bouldering”(10 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
St. James Centre Malcolm Street, Derby DE23 8LU, England
+44 1332 367200
Reviews (58)
There are newer reviews for Alter Rock Climbing Centre
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
58 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslots of funbirthday partyboulderinginstructorclimbersencouragementsessionknotscavedivingropechurchtaughtachevenuemember
Updating list...
21 - 30 of 58 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2015

fantastic climbing session. staff were great, helpful, cheerful, encouraging and knowledgable. Both children had a great session and we will definitely be back. Fantastic value for money and not too busy when we went.

Thank Joyce D
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

We had a 3 hour introduction lesson which explained all the equipment and how to climb and belay safely. Obviously there was a short period of talking while we were taught the basics but we quickly progressed to hands on knot tying and climbing the...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Great experience but not for the feint hearted. U need to be fit and fearless else you'll feel the effects after the 3hr introduction.

1  Thank Vyse25
Reviewed 9 April 2015

I went with my 3 and 5 year old girls during one of their school holiday afternoons - they loved it! It was great value for money, only £10 for up to 4 hours. They said we could come and go as much as we...More

Thank contactrjm
Reviewed 3 April 2015

We have been few time and went there today with 7 & 5 year old fir parent and child session 12-4pm ... We had a super time, loved it. Got very well loked after by Chris ... Highly recommended!! 😊

1  Thank Whatapainto
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

I went for the introductory session - 3 hours of teaching from an experienced instructor on safe belaying, knots tieing and climbing. Take a friend and have a great afternoon in

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 23 February 2015

I went with my sister in law with our 2 9 year old girls for a taster session for an hour. We were welcomed like old friends and our two girls were put at ease straight away by our brilliant instructor Carl. He told the...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 31 January 2015

All the kids had a fantastic time, they had a go at the climbing wall, bouldering and the new Aerial assault course (very popular). The instructors were brilliant, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic they gave the youngsters plenty of encouragement, the parents were also included, certainly...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

Have been coming here for a while and can honestly say Alter Rock is brilliant! My sons started coming for lessons and the instructors thoroughly explained how to safely climb, so we now regularly go on our own. The staff are friendly and the place...More

Thank Aravynd A
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Recently decided to have a go at indoor rock climbing, was very nervous to start as I was going alone but I needn't have worried. Helen the instructor was brilliant, soon having a laugh with her and the two other guys doing the course. The...More

Thank Debbie C
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 hotels in Derby
Hallmark Inn
541 reviews
.87 km away
Best Western The Stuart Hotel
1,225 reviews
.90 km away
Aston Court Hotel
523 reviews
.91 km away
Hallmark Hotel Derby Midland
1,434 reviews
.92 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 659 restaurants in Derby
Mount Everest Gurkha Restaurant
295 reviews
.75 km away
Wayfarer Cafe
85 reviews
.73 km away
100 reviews
.63 km away
The 1750 Tea Room and Coffee shop
19 reviews
.53 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 205 attractions in Derby
Royal Crown Derby Visitor Centre
184 reviews
.54 km away
intu Derby
164 reviews
1.13 km away
Famous Trains Model Railway
34 reviews
1.06 km away
Midland Railway War Memorial
7 reviews
.84 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Alter Rock Climbing Centre staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines