Booking in advance is necessary to avoid disappointment, as our sessions get booked up quickly for weekends and holiday climbs.  Just click on the BOOK NOW button, select a date and put in your details.  Payment by debit or credit card.



Parties will start again from 21 June, all being well.  Please email us on for more information or to make a reservation.

Weekend parties Saturday and Sunday:  

 – 4 parties with food each day.                                             – Climb only parties also available.                                     – Minimum 10 per party.

Weekday parties after school – it is always quieter in the week.   

Action Packed Fun for the whole family

Booking information

  • Booking online is essential as you need to read our COVID policy and we need your details in case of Test and Trace.
  • If an adult is bringing more than one child, the adult is responsible for that group, ensuring an adult remains on site while the child/children are in the centre.
  • Please ensure you arrive 20 minutes prior to your booked session for harness fitting and safety briefing. If you should arrive late you may be asked to wait until after the session has started to have your harness fitted and safety briefing before entering the climbing arena.

What to wear

  • Loose fitting clothes are recommended.  No crop tops please.
  • Only closed-toe shoes are allowed. For safety reasons, we cannot allow sandals, flip flops, Crocs, Wellies or rock-climbing shoes into the Clip ‘n Climb Ilkley Arena.
  • Please keep jewellery to a minimum. We do have the facility to safely store jewellery, if required.
  • We recommend that no hoodies are worn whilst climbing.  You will get too hot with jumpers on anyway.
  • Long hair needs to be tied back
  • No mobile phones are allowed in pockets of any climber.

How to get here

Clip ‘n Climb Ilkley, 17 Station Plaza, Ilkley, LS29 8HF

We are based at the end of the platform at Ilkley train station.  Ilkley bus station is situated next to Ilkley train station.

You can park for up to 2½ hours in the Station Plaza car park situated along Railway Road Ilkley next to the train station.  This is strict 2½ hour parking, controlled by camera, run by a private company and nothing to do with the businesses on the station.    

Alternative parking may be found in Ilkley main car park Post Code LS29 9DX.  The Station Plaza is just a few minutes’ walk up through the top of the town following directions for the Railway Station.  Please note that street parking is now parking meters and you will need change, as they do not take credit card, however it is possible to download an app for the on street parking.

Re-scheduling, Cancellation & Refund Policy

CLIMB RESCHEDULING:  If you need to re-schedule your regular / tots climb due to COVID reasons we will gladly do that for you.  We can hold your booking until you are ready to re-book.  We cannot offer a refund.  YOU MUST NOT COME TO THE CENTRE WITH COVID SYMPTOMS.

For any other reason, we need to know a minimum of 48 hours in advance of the time booked to move your booking onto another day and time or offer a voucher (valid up to 3 months).  

BOOKED THE WRONG CLIP ‘N CLIMB: Clip ‘n Climb Ilkley is an independently owned business.  We are not a chain, and your booking is not transferrable to or from any other Clip ‘n Climb centre.   We can offer a refund if we have a minimum of 48hrs notice, or why not come and try us out for a change.

PARTY CANCELLATION:  For parties, the Party Re-scheduling & Cancellations policy will be sent in writing at time of booking your party.  Please contact the Centre on 01943 603829 or email on if you need any further information.

For other Frequently Asked Questions please see the CONTACT page

Contact Us

Clip ‘n Climb Ilkley · 17 Station Plaza · Ilkley · LS29 8HF

01943 603829


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Opening Hours & COVID-19 MESSAGE

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS & WEEKENDS:  Open 9.10am to 5.00pm.  We may close early if no customers are booked in.

SCHOOL TERM-TIME  WEEKDAYS: We are normally open Monday and Friday in term-time, in addition to the weekends.  Please go to BOOK NOW to see what times are available.  We will only be open when we have customers booked in, so please book early to avoid disappointment.  If you want to bring a group of you then we may be able to put an extra session on for you on a day we are closed, please email us.

Private bookings – any weekday teatime or evening

Please check for availability online by clicking on BOOK NOW.   

Sessions are 55 minutes long. 

TOTS Sessions are 25 minutes.

You must arrive 20 minutes before your climb time.

COVID MESSAGE:  We  still have reduced capacity and we will need you to agree with our COVID Policy at point of booking.  We have done everything we can to make ourselves COVID-Secure. 

Our Social Media

Following us on Facebook and Twitter is the best way to receive updates, especially in these changing times.

We reserve the right to close early when we have no bookings.

Please book online during these COVID-19 times to allow Test and Trace.

For schools, colleges, registered groups and corporate climbs please contact us to discuss availability.

We are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Easter Sunday and New Year’s Day.