The Clip 'N Climb Experience

Here at Clip ’n Climb ILKLEY, 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 55 minutes of climbing for the Regular Climb, 25 minutes for a Tots Climb.

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

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Step Three

Once you have arrived, please head to our reception desk, where we will ask for the booking reference or name booked in.


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 then given the safety briefing. We ask that parents stay with all children during the briefing. If your children cannot clip themselves in then you are welcome to clip them in and stay in the arena, otherwise you may order a drink from our cafe.

clip n Climb Ilkley try our challenges

Step Five

Time to Clip ’n Climb! You will get 55 minutes climb time to explore our different climbing walls & Stairway to Heaven (please note there is a height restriction on 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 or buy a take-out fairtrade tea or coffee.

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.  
  • 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 valuables 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. 


Re-scheduling your Clip ‘n Climb session 

Please refer to our Re-scheduling, Cancellation & Refund Policy on the Booking information page.

Please contact the Clip ‘n Climb Ilkley team on 01943 603829 or email us on if you have any specific questions.

Contact Us

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

01943 603829


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Opening Hours

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 check 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.

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

Please book online to allow you to read and acknowledge the consent form.

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.