“ROCKBURN… if it doesn’t, you’re not climbing hard enough!“
- VERTICAL LIFE 2 FILM TOUR ON SATURDAY JANUARY 29TH FROM 6PM – BOOK HERE
- FREE CLIMBING INDUCTION THURS @ 7PM WEEKLY – CALL US TO BOOK ON
- NATIONAL INDOOR BOULDER AWARD SCHEME – MONDAYS 5PM – 6.30PM – CLICK HERE
- FREE FAMILY INDUCTION SATURDAY 1PM-2PM – BOOKING ESSENTIAL!
OPEN TIMES – SCHOOL TERM TIME
|Day||Centre Hours||Cafe Hours|
|Monday||4pm – 9.30pm|
|Tuesday||4pm – 9.30pm||During Centre Hours|
|Wednesday||12pm – 9.30pm||Limited Take-Away|
|Thursday||4pm – 9.30pm||Based Menu|
|Friday||12pm – 9.30pm|
|Saturday||12pm – 5.00pm|
[Times may change during school holidays and bank holidays -please check the holiday page for updated information here]
ROCKBURN climbing centre is set off the centre of Bridport, a busy market town in south-west Dorset. The facility currently comprises of 75 linear metres of bouldering up to 4.5m, a climbing-focussed gym area and the Rock Cafe, serving local, wholefood- and vegan-based food to all.
The centre offers a wide range of options for usage, from instructed sessions to outdoor taster days in the spring/summer time. Interested?…
NOT CLIMBED AT ROCKBURN BEFORE?…before your first visit, check out our Before Your Visit page for information on which forms are required for you to participate – this will speed up your first visit entry and make that first time more special!
NEW TO CLIMBING/BOULDERING?…come in and book a taster session. We will provide the expertise and allow you to focus on the problems (routes) on hand. The taster session will teach you how to boulder safely with some coaching tips on movement and technique. It is great way to challenge your comfort zone, or just to keep fit! Before your visMore information about bouldering and how to get involved using the centre can be found in our FAQs, here.
EXPERIENCED CLIMBER?… bouldering is a great way to maintain climbing fitness in the winter months and to work on the technical aspects of personal movement & strength required to progress your sport/trad climbing all year round. If you have not climbed at Rockburn before, visit our Before Your Visit Page here.
FAMILY?… you can bring your children to boulder at the centre during a public climbing times if they are 4 years of age or older. We also provide, after-school club and climbing clubs from 5 years, and a toddler group on Friday mornings! Call us or pop in and ask at reception for more details.
SCHOOL OR YOUTH GROUP?… give us a call to discuss your requirements. We have experienced staff to cater for your group. Sessions will be tailored to your group based on your learning objectives; fun sessions through to GCSE provision and ‘Duke of Edinburgh’ options. We are now an awarding centre for the National Indoor Bouldering Award Scheme (NIBAS) – this fulfils criteria for some of the exam bodies to enable a GCSE sylabus demonstrating bouldering progression.
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