Climbing Walls


Copleston (The Leading Edge)

The routes at the Copleston wall are here

A list of the route setters for The Leading Edge can be found here (members only)

An article on building of the wall is in the blog

The website for the wall is here

Entry on UKC site is here

Address: Copleston High School, Copleston Rd, Ipswich,IP4 5HD

Tel: 01473 274178

Current price per session is £5. Registration will be required for your first time.

The current opening times are as follows:-

  • Monday: 19:00 – 22:00
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 20:00 – 22:00
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed


The Cragg

The Cragg’s facebook page is here

Entry on UKC site is here

Stowmarket Leisure Centre page is here, and is currently where you need to book in advance for all sessions (a login will be needed).

Address: Gainsborough Road, Stowmarket, SUFFOLK IP14 1LH

Tel: 01449 674 980 / 01449 742 815

The above prices are for registered climbers. Registration costs £5 to get your Everyone Active card, which is then renewed annually.

For opening times see the facebook page

The wall has 31 rope lines, some of the larger overhangs are lead only but otherwise you can lead and top rope, typically 10-12 top ropes in situ. All lead lines have in-situ runners. The walls range from 7-8.5m in height, including a large slab, large overhang and all angles in between, Arete feature, concave corner section, finger jamming cracks (coming soon!), fist jamming crack, ab platform and rope skills practice wall. 100+ routes, ranging for f3-f8a.

Also converted squash court bouldering room, 4m high above large crash matting, typically between 60-70 problems, ranging from VB – V9.

Regular Comps, including a dyno Comp, regular setting, kit hire for harnesses, belay devices and ground anchors as well as boots. Regular masterclasses and tuition available.