Climbing and high ropes

Climb, Leap and love it... Welcome to the Climbing Tower! 25 feet of madness for all ages and abilities. Three climbs to test your skills! With Crate Climbing, Jacobs Ladder and Dumfries and Galloway's famous Leap of Faith you're bound to find something at the Climbing Wall to leave a smile on your face.

climbing wall outdoor activities

Climbing wall

Feel the thrill of outdoor climbing on our 25 foot climbing tower. We have three climbs which are great fun whatever your age or ability, and the zip wire from the top is the perfect finish to a fun session. If you've never climbed before then our Climbing Instructors will teach you the basics before letting you loose on the wall. Be warned, your exhilarating session could be the start of a new passion!

climbing wall zip wire

Zip Wire

Test your nerve on Dumfries and Galloway's best zip line. Feel the adrenaline as you take your position on the platform, let our Qualified Instructors clip you in and then whizz off the top and glide to the ground.

climbing zip leap

leap of faith

Look, launch, leap and lower! Once you've climbed the 25 foot pole there's nothing but air and your own courage. How far can you leap? Reach out and touch the ball if you can! 3...2...1...j..ju..JUMP!

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Crate Climbing

One of our most popular Climbing activities and a great test of balance, team work and nerve. The record is 32 high can you go?

climbing zip ladder

Group Activities

This is team building and hilarity at it's finest. We host a range of activities for groups of all ages and the climbing tower is the activity of choice for many. Not to be missed is Jacob's Ladder - there's no way to the top without help and this team game is guaranteed to leave your group in fits of laughter.

climbing zip wire instructor

You're in safe hands

With 30 years of experience as a fully licenced activity provider you're in safe hands with the Galloway Activity Centre. With biannual external inspections and employing qualified instructors, we're always striving to exceed best practice in the industry so you can push yourself knowing you're in a safe and fun environment.

Mobile Climbing Wall

mobile climbing wall

Can't make it to us? Why not have us come to you? Our 7m high mobile climbing wall is great for a variety of events.

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Climbing activity sessions

You can enjoy this activity as one of our taster sessions. For your convenience, we run two half day sessions each day at the following times. The timings include getting kitted up with wetsuits and equipment:

09.00 - 12.00
13.00 - 16.00

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Climbing and Zip activity session

During a session you can pitch your climbing skills against 3 different climbs and then whizz down our zip wire from the top. All the safety equipment is included and during your briefing you'll learn some basic climbing skills and how to safely descened.

Leap of Faith and Crates activity session

This is one of our most popular activities. You'll split your time between the two activities - on the Leap of Faith you'll climb up a vertical post to take your place on the top platform. 25 feet above the deck your task is to leap into the air and hit the suspended buoy! Crate climbing sees you building a tower of beer crates...the only catch is you're standing on them! Can you beat the Centre's record?

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What To Bring

Clothing - Outdoors clothing, sportswear or casual clothes you don't mind getting a bit grubby

Waterproofs - If it looks like rain, it's worth packing full waterproofs (even in the summer bring some along unless it's very dry and hot, you never know!)

Footwear - anything comfortable you aren't worried about scuffing. Old trainers or walking boots are perfect

Other protection - Depending on the time of year, consider packing some of the following: suncream, sunglasses, midge spray, any allergy tablets or medication, warm hat and gloves, extra layers.

Climbing and Zip activity session

There's definitely no upper age limit and as with most of our activities there's no strict lower age limit on the climbing tower. During the coronovirus outbreak most activities are suitable for 8 years and upwards.

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climbing activity sessions

We run climbing sessions all year around - rain or shine! Prior booking is essential and we ask for payment at the time of booking.

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This activity costs £65pp including equipment and wetsuits. Combine with another half day experience for £100pp!


Please note that bookings are binding and we do not accept cancellations.

Book Now!

Or call us now on 01556 502 011


Please note that bookings are binding and we do not accept cancellations.

stay a while

Galloway Activity Centre offers a wide range of eclectic accommodation, from our bunkhouse lodge (sleeps 20) to Loch Side Cabins, Mongolian Yurts and much much more. Check out all the accommodation options available and make a stay of it!

No one comes on an activity holiday without trying the zip wireLoch Side cabins are a great place to start your climbing adventureChoose an adventure holiday with Climbing