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Devons Most Exciting Adventure Centre

Taster Sessions

An introduction to climbing with one of our expert instructors...

Want to try climbing?

If you’ve never climbed before – or if it’s been a really long time since you hit the walls – your first port of call will probably be a taster session. We run climbing taster sessions in North Devon on a daily basis for novice climbers who want to give this thrilling activity a go for the first time.

Our climbing taster sessions run over 1.5 hours, with your time split between climbing on the ropes and in our new bouldering centre. Each session is led by one of our qualified instructors, who will introduce you to the basics of indoor climbing while keeping you safe on belay.

All of the equipment you need is included in the price of your session, so just turn up and get climbing!

Due to the nature of roped climbing, the minimum age for a taster session at Rock and Rapid Adventures is 6.

Frequently asked questions

How Much do they Cost?

Our climbing tasters in Devon at Rock and Rapid Adventures cost £15 per person for 1.5 hours of climbing and bouldering with an instructor.

What Do I need to Wear?

For our climbing taster sessions in Devon, we recommend that you wear comfortable clothing that allows you t0 move freely and comfortably. Trainers are great, although we can provide climbing shoes if needed.

I have already had a taster session, can I do it again?

Yes of course, we have so many challenges on the wall that we can always run each taster session to everyone’s ability – whether it’s your first time, a refresh or a more in-depth climbing lesson. Especially now that we have just opened up a brand new bouldering centre!

My children have completed a taster session and want to continue with the sport, what else is available?

Please check out our kids’ climbing clubs, or speak to one of the team who will explain the next steps.

I am an adult and want to take up climbing, what is my next step?

Your next step would be to book an induction course with us – this will teach you all the skills to use the centre as a competent individual. After this, you can progress to a four-week improver course, which has no set dates and is designed to suit your needs. Check out our courses page for more information!

How do I book?

Give the centre a call on 01769 309002 between 10am-10pm Monday-Friday or 10am-6pm Saturday-Sunday.

Do you offer Group Discounts?

If you have a group of more than 10 people, please call us for our group climbing prices.

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What people say rock and rapid

"It was awesome!"

Rock and Rapid testimonial

My daughter stayed here as part of a residential trip with her school in June. She says it was awesome! The climbing wall was really cool and the zip wire was great.

Lou / School Residential

"Stag do with a difference"

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To arrange a weekend that is a bit different and feels special is becoming harder to do so it was refreshing ti find somewhere that was happy to listen to our thoughts and ideas and let us run with them. Had a fantastic weekend that combined indoor climbing, raft building challenged and a monster design and build task to product a melon flinging catapult in a morning on a budget of £100. All in a really good time had by all with very relaxed and friendly staff. Would recommend for arranging those vents that are a bit more specialised.

Joe W / Stag Do

"Great place and great staff"

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We visited this whole on our holiday on a rainy day, my son enjoyed it so much he wanted to go back so we did. Twice! The staff are super friendly and very knowledgable. We will no doubt be back next year!

Wendy W, Solihull / Indoor Climbing

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