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Dartmoor Climbing Experiences

Join our expert climbing guides for a Devon climbing experience on some of the UK's best granite routes.

Dartmoor Sept - May 2 Hours From £35pp Min. age 8 yrs
Our Dartmoor climbing experiences are a great introduction to outdoor climbing. Whether you're a complete beginner or someone looking to improve your climbing skills, you'll be in safe hands with our friendly, professional instructors.
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Rock Climbing


Our South Devon climbing experiences are suitable for individuals, couples and groups, regardless of your previous experience. Taking advantage of some of the UK’s best granite climbing, we’ll head to Dartmoor where our expert guides can show you routes that range in difficulty from short, easy climbs to the technical and damn right impossible.

A stunning national park, Dartmoor provides an incredible backdrop to our climbing days. With it’s famous granite torrs and far reaching views to the South Devon coast, a day spent on this historic moorland will nourish your soul and leave you feeling energised for the night ahead.

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The Basics

Introduction to climbing

Our introduction to climbing sessions cover all the basics of outdoor climbing. We’ll get you climbing single pitch crags, starting you off on your outdoor climbing adventure. You’ll learn the fundamentals of climbing, including managing your safety, understanding climbing grades, belaying and basic climbing techniques. Throughout the whole session you’ll be in control of how challenging your experience is.

The lowdown

  • Minimum age - 8
  • 2 hours climbing
  • All equipment provided
  • Qualified, friendly instructors
  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • No experience needed
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Individual and group Dartmoor climbing prices



per person

  • Qualified instructors
  • Max. 10 people



per person

  • Based on 2-3 people
  • Max. 10 people



per person

  • 4 or more people
  • Max. 10 people



4 x 2 hour climbs

  • Great for schools groups, individuals and couples
  • Sept-Nov
  • Max. 10 people


The location

Dartmoor offers an abundance of brilliant climbing spots to choose from. Depending on the conditions and your experience we’ll usually head to either Dewerstone, Hay Torr, Sheeps Torr or Hounds Torr. We’ll always confirm exactly where we are going once your booking is complete, or if you have a preference just let us know.

Each location is close to a car park, where we’ll be waiting to meet you at the start of your session.


What to bring

  • Climbing shoes or a good pair of trainers
  • A snack and some water for fuel
  • Lightweight, flexible clothing
  • A raincoat (just in case)
  • A warm layer for inbetween climbs

What we provide

  • Safety helmets
  • Harness
  • Rope
  • Belay plates and carabiners
  • Chalk
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Your Dartmoor climbing questions answered...

No, you don’t need to have climbed at all, just be interested in giving it a go.

No, you can climb as much or as little as you like.

We can set each climbing route to suit the ability of each person or the group.

Unfortunately, no. This is strictly done by the Adventure South team, but you may be able to watch some of the rigging and ask any questions.

No, we take care of that for you, there will be a chance to learn how to tie-in. If you’re really keen, some good knots to learn are Figure of 8, Bowline and Double Overhand.

No, if you own a pair of climbing shoes then definitely bring them. Apart from that we provide everything you’ll need.

We’re not trying to climb Everest! If the weather isn’t favourable for climbing then we’ll try and reschedule you for another day or offer a refund.

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