Awesome Walls Climbing Liverpool
Awesome Walls Liverpool is situated in St Albans Church.
The church first opened its doors in 1849 and closed them in to worshipers in 1991. The doors were reopened to a new breed of worshipers in 1999.
Over the last 9 years we have continually reinvested in our climbing facility making it what it is today. We have many plans to develop Awesome Walls Liverpool in the near future.
Whether you're an absolute beginner wanting to learn how to climb or an experienced outdoor climber Awesome Walls has lots to offer you. The climbing centre is based in a lofty, one hundred and fifty year old church. You can lead climb to the rafters, or stand watching in the aisles with a cup of tea.
As host to national climbing competitions, such as the BICC we offer a challenge for experienced climbers. Our largest lead wall overhangs by eight metres on a seventeen and a half metre pitch. The shortest walls are four metres high and are found in one of our four top roping areas. They provide a great place to become familiar with the basics of indoor climbing. More experienced climbers looking to hone technique will also find plenty of choice in this section.
We also have a range of bouldering options to choose from. In this section you will find a fully featured resin wall and a wooden overhang with features and bolted holds. Upstairs the bouldering cave has problems to keep everyone busy.
Hot and cold drinks and snacks.
T shirts, vests, hooded sweatshirts and mugs.
Toilets and shower.
Milk can be warmed at reception.
From the M6 North Exit at junction 26 and join the M58, proceed to the end and then go straight on to the A5036, Dunnings Bridge Road, heading towards the docks. Carry straight on to a big roundabout. Here take the fourth exit (straight on) at the next roundabout (with a large flyover) take the first exit (left) onto Crosby Road (A565). Follow this road for about 3 miles and you will see the large sandstone church, in which Awesome Walls is based, on the left-hand side, next door to the W H Lung Chinese supermarket and the Tai Pan Chinese Restaurant. From the M6 South Exit at junction 21A and join the M62 westbound. Exit at junction 6 and join the M57. Follow the motorway to its end at a large roundabout. Take the 2nd left onto the A5036, Dunnings Bridge Road, heading towards the docks. From here follow the direction as for M6 North.
Pre booking is essential, please wear trainers (or similar) loose fitting clothing, that will not restrict movement.
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St Albans Church
Athol Street From Great Howard Street
Telephone: 0151 298 2422
Adult admission £8
Junior admission £7
Harness hire £2.50
Shoe hire £3
Chalk hire £1
Rope £6 Opening Times: 2014 Opening Details:
Monday through Friday 10am to 10pm
Saturday to Sunday 10am to 8pm
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