The Clip 'N Climb Experience

Here at Clip ’n Climb, we do our very best to ensure your whole experience is as smooth and fun-filled as possible.

Your time at the centre will include a harness fitting and safety briefing, which will begin 20 minutes before your booked session. You will then get a full 1 hour of climbing.

Follow our step-by-step guide (shown below) if you are new to Clip ’n Climb Ilkley.

Step One

Book and pay for a time slot of your choice via our online system or over the phone..

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arrive at Clip n Climb Ilkley

Step Two

Arrive at least 20 minutes before your booked session to ensure you are present for the harnessing and briefing.

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Step Three

Once you have arrived, head to our reception desk, where we will ask for the booking reference and names of the climbers. You will be asked to read ‘The Legal Bit’ and sign our consent form for each climber. Anyone under the age of 18 years will require an adult to sign on their behalf.


Step Four

Harnessing up and safety briefing start 20 minutes before your booked time. You will be harnessed up by one of our staff and and asked to watch a short safety briefing video.

clip n Climb Ilkley try our challenges

Step Five

Time to Clip ’n Climb! You will get 1 full hour to explore our different climbing walls & Stairway to Heaven. If you are feeling adventurous, try our many numerous challenges which can be found at the bottom of each wall.

Enjoy some delicious food and drink in our cafe

Step Six

Relax and refuel with some fresh, wholesome and delicious food and drink in our Cafe.

Booking Information

  • Pre-booking of your Clip ‘n Climb session is highly recommended as our sessions fill up quickly. You can call in on the spur of the moment but there is no guarantee that we will have spaces available.
  • For large party reservations or exclusive climbing bookings please email or call us … Click here for contact details.
  • If one parent or guardian is bringing multiple children, some of whom are not their own, that adult is responsible for the whole group.
  • Loose fitting clothes are recommended
  • Only closed toe shoes are allowed. For safety reasons, we cannot allow sandals, flip flops or rock shoes into the Clip ‘n Climb Arena.
  • Please keep jewellery to a minimum. We do have the facility to safely store jewellery if required.
  • Please arrive 20 minutes before the start of your session.
  • The session that you have booked for will start on time. If you arrive late for your session, this will reduce the amount of time that you will be able to spend in the Clip n Climb arena. Arriving after the end of the safety briefing means your climb time will be reduced or cancelled completely.


Cancelling your Clip ‘n Climb session

Should you need to cancel your session at Clip ‘n Climb for whatever reason, we will need 48 hours notice minimum to qualify for a refund.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds if less than 48 hours notice is given.

Contact the Clip ‘n Climb Ilkley team for more information or see the contact page for other ways to contact us.

Contact Us

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

01943 603829


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Opening Hours

Term Time:
Monday: 11:10pm – 6.00pm

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 11:10pm – 6:00pm

Thursday: 11:10am – 6:00pm

Friday: 11:10pm – 6:00pm

Saturday: 9:10am – 6:30pm

Sunday: 10:10am – 6:30pm

Every other Sunday we run a Quiet Hour at 9:30 so open at 9:10am.


School Holidays:
Monday – Friday: 9:10am – 6:30pm 

Saturday: 9:10am – 6:30pm

Sunday: 10:10am – 6:30pm 

Every other Sunday we run a Quiet Hour climb (SENDs) at 9:30am so we open at 9:10am

Sessions start every half hour, so please check for availability online (book now)

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

Please book online in advance to avoid disappointment.

For schools, colleges, registered groups and corporate climbs we can be available anytime in the day (including Tuesdays).  Just contact us to discuss availability.

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