Holiday courses

Geckos run three-day climbing courses during the school holidays for classes of six children aged 9 and above. Our courses are suitable for all levels of climbers, from beginners upwards. Structured to run over three days, the course covers:

  • How to put on a harness, tie-in with a figure-of-eight knot and belay safely
  • Bouldering and top-roping
  • Essential climbing technique

The cost is £105.00, inclusive of equipment-hire, instruction and admission into The Castle.

Climbing the 8 metre beginners’ wall at The Castle.

Our next holiday course[s] will run during the Christmas holidays:

  • Wednesday 27 to Friday 29 December 2023, from 10.00-12.00
  • Wednesday 3 to Friday 5 January 2024, from 10.00-12.00

We will also run bespoke courses on request. Please note that all courses need a minimum of 4 children.

Please contact Geckos for more information, or to make a booking.

Learning the skills of bouldering.

Useful documentation

Parental consent form