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    Looking for the best rock climbing in United Kingdom? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around United Kingdom. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

    Top Rock Climbing Spots in and near United Kingdom

    • Highland, United Kingdom

      Hike the Quiraing on the Isle of Skye

      3.5 mi / 1115.5 ft gain
      The trailhead for The Quiraing starts at the summit of the road between Staffin and Uig.  Descend towards the Quiraing and loop around through the sheep's gate along the ridge back to your car.  There is minor elevation gain on the way back, but you are rewarded with amazing views of the isle.  I...
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    • Gwynedd, United Kingdom

      Summit Mount Snowdon via the Watkin Path

      7.4 mi / 3280.8 ft gain
      AlthoughMt Snowdon is only a modest 3,560ft the trailhead starts barely abovesea level, so you’ll be doing a lot of climbing, almost the wholemountain. The trailhead is located directly opposite the car parking area. Itstarts off really mellow through old ancient woodlands and is very easy tofoll...
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    • Cumbria, United Kingdom

      Climb Scafell Pike

      3.7 mi / 2910 ft gain
      There are 3 main routes up to the summit of Scafell Pike; one from Borrowdale, one from Great Langdale, and the one we chose from Wasdale and the shores of Wast Water, England’s deepest Lake. No route is easier than the others and it’s down to personal preference.The Wasdale trail starts off at b...
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    • West Hoathly Road, United Kingdom

      Sandstone Bouldering at Stone Farm

      Having moved to London recently, I found the big sprawling metropolis and constant grey skies quite suffocating. Luckily, after some research we located a small, but accessible crag to the south of London, near Gatwick Airport! Perfect to find some respite from the bustle of the city + some sick ...
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    • Conwy, United Kingdom

      Hike Tryfan North Ridge

      3.7 mi / 2296.6 ft gain
      The route on Tryfan although, like many scramble routes, being open to artistic license, does have a few key points to help you stay on track. Starting out from the carpark along the A5, the first main point is the Milestone Buttress; go through the wooden gate and the path deposits you at the fo...
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    • Cheddar, United Kingdom

      Rock Climb at Cheddar Gorge

      1 mi / 50 ft gain
      The gorge is split into 2 sections, the north side and south side of the road – the north side is accessible year round, but the south side is subject to periodic closures and is worth checking with the entrance station if it is open (a general rule is that it is closed between march and June due...
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