Skip to main content
Test your resolve and determination across dozens of challenges - reach new heights on the Skyscraper, take the Speed Climbing challenge, tangle yourself in Spaghetti. Dare to tackle the Lightning Crack or race your friends up the stairway to heaven! No climbing experience is necessary and full briefing is given.

Book your Clip n Climb adventure at either Cramlington or Ponteland via the Active Northumberland app.

  • Clip 'n Climb Cramlington is open Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday for the below times
  • Clp 'n Climb Ponteland is open Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday for the below times
Weekday session start times - 4pm, 5.30pm & 7.00pm
Weekend session start times - 9.30am, 11.00am , 1.15pm, 2.45pm

Sessions last 75 minutes and consist of a 15 minute safety briefing and harness fitting, followed by 55 minutes of climbing ending with a 5 minute debrief
 

Please aim to arrive to your chosen start time 5 minutes prior to allow for check in and to ensure the session can start on time. Clip 'n Climb Sessions last for approximately 75 minutes which includes up to a 15 minute safety briefing and harness fitting, followed by 55 minutes of climbing ending with a 5 minute debrief. Full equipment is provided.

Indoor climbing has never been easier or safer – our automatic belay devices take in the slack as you climb and then lower you gently to the ground.

Please be aware that during busy periods, the amount of spectators in the arena will be restricted to a maximum of 6 per time slot due to Health and Safety reasons.

General admission sessions are non-refundable or transferable once booking and payment has been made, this is because we set staffing levels and prepare the facility in advance based on pre-bookings.

Should you of booked a Clip 'n Climb party with us, you will need to contact us, via phone 01670 620200, at least 30 days before your party date to discuss options with us. We are not able to offer any refund if less than required notice is given as we set staffing levels and prepare the facility in advance based on your booking.

- If one parent or guardian is bringing multiple children, some of which are not his/her own, that adult is responsible for that 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 secure jewellery if required.

- Sessions comprise of an introduction, safety briefing, harness fitting, followed by an hour in the Clip 'n Climb arena.

Click here to download our party information

Contact the Clip 'n Climb team by email or by phone on 01670 620200 for more information or see the contact page for location details and more ways to get in touch..

To register to use Active Northumberland facilities on a Pay as You Go basis please follw the instructions below:

1.  Navigate to or click the link https://www.fastdd.co.uk/platinum/start.php?c=ActiveNorthumberlandOnline

2. Choose the site you are most likely to use from the drop down, note that once registered you are able to use any site and don't need to register more than once

3. Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions, if happy make sure you to tick the box to acknowlege your acceptance

4. Select "Not Applicable" for company name

5. Select Pay As You Go (PAYG) membership from the options which should appear below

6. Hit the next button

7. On the next screen you will be asked to enter your personal information

REMEMBER, supply a valid email address so we can send your login ID and PIN to book online. This should arrive with 1 hour of completing your registration, which will be the 2nd email after confirmation of completing registration

8. Review your details. Agree to DFC terms and Conditions. Click Next.

9. You will then recieve an email confirming your registration from DFC, this contains a reference number which you should keep for your records.

10. Within 1 hour of receiving your DFC email, you will receive a second email from us at Active Northumberland which contains your Member ID and Password. 

11. Download the Active Northumberland app or use the website to book your session

Please note that to access the new Ponteland Leisure Centre, non members / PAYG users will have to purchase a wristband on their first visit from reception to access the facilities.

If you run into any issues, please contact our team on 01670 620200 or send us a message on our social media channels

Download the app and get active!