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Rainy Day Activities Beacon Climbing Centre, Gwynedd
Opening times: Weekdays 10:00–22:00, Weekends 10:00-20.00 Bank Holidays 10.00-22.00 Closed 25th and 26th December
Price: Adult £9.50, Child £6.90, Under 6 £3.00

Just because it’s raining outside, it doesn’t mean you can’t squeeze some exercise in, and Beacon Climbing Centre combines that with fun, too. Climbing is a natural instinct for humans and something we’ve been doing for thousands of years, and what better place to put your skills to the test than at North Wales’ number one climbing centre?

Open seven days a week throughout the year, Beacon Climbing Centre features a plethora of activities for kids and adults. Scale the 17m high roped climbing walls and manoeuvre through low-level bouldering areas including the 12m routing roof while the kids take on a series of fun climbing challenges in the dedicated children’s climbing area – CrazyClimb. There are twelve different challenges to complete including a race against the clock on the speed climb, a wall covered in large purple blobs and a drain pipe to scale.

You don’t need to be an experienced climber to have a go either – The Beacon Climbing Centre caters for people of all ages and abilities, with equipment and expert supervision included.

Now that’s better than an afternoon at the gym!

After you’ve worked up an appetite climbing, you can relax and unwind with a hot drink and a bite to eat at The Beacon Café.


Beacon Climbing Centre is found in Caernarfon, just off of Lon Cae Ffynnon.

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