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The Lock Climbing Wall
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16 Aug 2018
“Good instructor”
5 weeks ago
“Nice place to experience something new”
Whether you are a seasoned climber or a newcomer looking to try the sport, The Lock provides quality climbing experiences for all abilities. The Lock has four main climbing walls up to 14 metres in height, some of the tallest in the South-East and...more
Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow CM20 2QS, England
+44 1279 620270
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Been into Boldering and rock climbing and thought i would try this place in Harlow.. Being a regular at the Castle climbing centre i was a little let down by this place.. A really small Bouldering area with a few of them loose. The instructors...More

Thank inschris680
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Good instructor for kayaking BCU test. Friendly, helpful staff. Good facilities, but let down by poor parking availability.

Thank PaulHarness
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We visited with a group of Scouts, they has a really good time brilliant team building would definitely visit again. Our instructor made the experience even better as she was very encouraging especially for the slightly nervous ones .

Thank skyduck5
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are regulars here and make full use of it. I am still relatively new to climbing but love it and all the instructors and staff are really friendly and mega helpful. They have 3 auto belays in the main centre as...More

Thank Madspice1
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Local climb cave, Worn and well used place. They have 3 autobelays which is Nice. The bouldering section is a bit small but works Ok. Worth a visit!

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I booked an introduction to climbing course for my son and myself in January. We'd both been climbing with friends before but wanted to be able to go, just the two of us. We had a great day. We both learned lots and felt much...More

Thank Lottie B
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I went for the initial instructor lead introduction on Sunday the 8th Jan. You arrive in reception where you complete the necessary paperwork. Then you meet your instructor and are helped to put on your safety harness and helmet and brought to the climbing room....More

Thank Carol o
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My 8yo daughter and I have been climbing here a couple of times, there are lots of different level walls and a bouldering room too. The staff who help are very knowledgable, friendly and safety-conscious. It's a great environment and I would highly recommend booking...More

Thank cols_on_hols
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We paid £10 each for the adult taster session on a Monday night. This included harness, helmet and climbing shoes although you're free to wear your trainers if you wish. Dan provided friendly and helpful instruction and there was a great sense of camaraderie between...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I recently visited here for an evening with a few friends having never climbed before. We arrived and filled out the necessary paperwork for a supervised climb and paid - £13.50 for entry, harness and shoes for the evening seemed good value. The climbing walls...More

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Zoe H
24 August 2016|
Response from PaulHarness | Reviewed this property |
Burnt mill lane, Harlow, Essex. You need to approach it down Burnt mill lane as the bridge over the canal is blocked off