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Blokfest Round 5 at The Castle

Imagine climbing amongst all your friends, big tunes, great atmosphere, fun challenges, the latest and best climbing holds, and give-aways galore – this is Blokfest and it's coming to the Castle on Saturday 15th February.
                

Start the year with a boost to your climbing!

Are you aiming to improve your climbing this year? We want to help you make the most of all the great new areas we're opening up and feel great about your climbing with the launch of our new coaching products coming soon in March 2014.

The Castle launches its new N4 Mini club for 5 to 8 year olds

The Castle is launching its new N4 Mini Club to teach young children climbing skills in a fun and safe environment.  The club, for 5 to 8 year olds, will be run on Saturday mornings by an experienced, qualified instructor with small group ratios of no more than six children per instructor.  The sessions will use games to help children develop their coordination and balance and introduce them to climbing.  We know that rock climbing has many benefits for children including the development teamworking skills, increased self-confidence and trust, better motivation and improved levels of fitnes

Starting the New Year with new shoes.

Make a great start to 2014 – if you’re newer to the sport and it’s time to make those resolutions hold, the shop has a great selection of starter shoes to get your climbing year going.

Last minute gifts from the Castle Garden

There are only a couple of days to go until Christmas (as if you needed reminding!) and the Herb Team at the Castle Garden has been working hard producing some lovely herbal gifts and stocking fillers, made from herbs grown in the Castle Garden this year!

A competitor's perspective: BMC Youth Open December 2013

Junior Coach and finalist Grace Spence-Green gives her perspective of the Comp Squad's BMC Open Youth Event results.

On the weekend of the 7th-8th of December, the Castle Squad travelled to Sheffield to compete in the awesome BMC Youth Open Event for both bouldering and leading. It was also the qualifier for the Junior British climbing team. Based on their performances, Cameron made the GB Climbing Team, Eugenie the GB Bouldering Team and Jim made both teams, which was absolutely fantastic news for the Squad.

La Sportiva and Petzl demo evening.

~~This is a great opportunity to start the climbing year off on a good note by trying out La Sportiva rock shoes. Thursday 9th January. There will also be demonstrations of Petzl gear.

Three squad members selected for British Team

The hard training this autumn term has paid off with not one, not two, but THREE squad members selected to compete on the British Team next year. Selection took place on the 7th and 8th of December at the Open Youth Events in Sheffield. As this was selection for next year's team, some competitors were moved up an age category.Eugenie Lee and Jim Pope were selected for the Junior British Bouldering Team and Cameron McLoughlin and Jim were selected for the Junior British Climbing Team.

Best safety video ever

PETZL have produced a fantastic short video highlighting poor practice. This is worth watching, even if you're a very experienced climber.

New Winter Mountain Walking in Scotland Course

The Castle are very pleased to present our newest Castle Associate - Mountain Magic Founded by former Castle instructor Paul Boggis, Mountain Magic offer hillwalking, mountaineering and climbing courses in the Lake District, North Wales and Scottish Highlands. We have a rigorous vetting procedure for all of our Castle Associates and we are confident that you'll be delighted with your Mountain Magic experience. More importantly, we know that you'll be in safe hands.

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