Indoor Climbing

At the Pembrokeshire Adventure Centre, we have many different climbing experiences availiable to suit all. Open all year round our indoor climbing wall is the ideal venue for climbing regardless of what the weather is up to.

Half day climbing tuition

This three hour session can be tailored to meet individual and group requirements and includes:

  • warming up and stretching ready to climb
  • bouldering and climbing techniques
  • an introduction to rope work and belay techniques
  • coaching on your personal climbing performance


There is no need for you to have had any previous climbing experience, though a basic level of fitness will help. All safety equipment and qualified instruction is provided.

National Indoor Climbing Achievement Scheme (N.I.C.A.S.)

This nationally recognised award scheme is designed to offer a safe, informative and fun introduction to climbing in an artificial wall. There are a total of five different levels within the scheme, each having a clear and concise training syllabus and assessment criteria.

Candidates must complete a registration form and sections within the part one Logbook.

The part one Logbook can be used for both level 1 and 2 awards with in the scheme. A Certificate of competency for each level will be awarded to the candidate after each assessment.

Pembrokeshire Adventure Centre is an Accredited Centre for training and assessing the Level 1 and 2 awards within the National Indoor Climbing Achievement Scheme (N.I.C.A.S.). Further details of the scheme can be found at

Level 1: Foundation Climber Award.

An entry level award aimed at complete novices, developing your ability to climb safely whilst under supervision.

A minimum of three hours activity is required to complete this award.

You are expected to have a basic level of fitness but no previous climbing experience is required. All safety equipment and instruction will be provided.

Level 2: Top rope Climber Award

A top rope competency award aimed at promoting best practice in climbing and bouldering on artificial walls.

A minimum of eight hours spread over at least three sessions is required to complete this award.

You are expected to have a basic level of fitness and should have completed Level 1 foundation climber award before starting this course. All safety equipment and instruction will be provided.

Room only

The climbing room is available to organised groups who wish to use their own instructors*. You must be qualified to “Climbing Wall Supervisor Award” (C.W.S.A.) as a minimum. Bookings can be taken for ½ days, full days or evenings. The room comes equipped with in-situ top ropes. A safety induction must be completed by the group leader on their first visit to the climbing room.


*All equipment (including ropes), accident and instructor indemnity insurance are the responsibility of the leader in charge.