Welcome to Boulder UK,
Our mission is to provide an inclusive state-of-the-art bouldering facility that motivates new and experienced climbers to realise their full potential.
New to climbing or Boulder UK?
Bouldering is a form of climbing close to the ground above matting, so ropes and harnesses are not required. It is an excellent way to tone-up and get fit and develop key fundamental skills including balance, flexibility and strength.
Bouldering is a very sociable activity, where people of ages and backgrounds can come together to climb. It’s a great way to meet new people and make new friends.
Bouldering can be many things to different people. Some climbers solely boulder indoors and use it as a more interesting and stimulating alternative to the gym and way to keep fit. Other climbers will use bouldering as training for their outdoor projects and upcoming climbing trips.
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Why Boulder UK?
In September 2017, a team of dedicated climbers opened Boulder UK in Preston, replacing the original wall that was established in Blackburn in 2003. We believe our strong history, the dedicated, friendly and highly experienced team of staff and excellent facilities mean there is nowhere better for beginners and experts to come and climb and train!
What we offer
Everything from slabs, super-steep overhanging walls, roofs and everything in-between
Ranging from V0 (very easy) to V8 + (very difficult) set with a diverse selection of holds from brand new comp holds to classic rare shapes
From Age 5+, from total beginners to GB standard
With free weights, campus board, fingerboards, 11 circuits from f6a to f8c and digital 45° & 55° Beastmaker boards
Adult and junior coaching sessions, birthday parties and group sessions
Some of the best route-setters in the country, our in-house setters Jamie Swales and Neil Mawson are joined each week by national BMC competition route-setters including Dave Barrans, James Garden and Alice Thompson
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