Opening Times, Prices and Admission

Opening times, entry prices and admission procedures for the Perth College Climbing Centre

Opening Times

Please note that the Perth College Climbing Centre will be open to the public during the opening times below.  At certain times the wall will also be used as part of curriculum delivery as well as for school and community groups and we will keep you informed of when we expect the wall to be busy so you plan your visit.  See our 'What's On' page for information

Monday 10.00 am - 9.30 pm
Tuesday 10.00 am - 9.30 pm
Wednesday 10.00 am - 9.30 pm
Thursday 10.00 am - 9.30 pm
Friday 10.00 am - 9.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Sunday 11.00 am - 8.00 pm

Admission Prices

The prices below are for general admission - for details and prices of sessions we offer see the Courses and Group Bookings page

Entry Type

Adult Staff Student Concession Junior (under 16)
Day Pass £8.50 £6.50 £6.00 £7.50 £5.00
Bouldering/Auto Belay Only £7.00 £5.50 £5.00 £6.00 £4.00

Family Day Pass

(based on 2 adults and 2 children)


£21.00 £20.00 £22.50 n/a


Equipment Hire: We have shoes, harnesses and belay plates for hire.  £1.50 per item or £3.50 for full hire).  We have helmets available which can be used free of charge upon request.

We also have chalk balls and chalk bags available for purchase at reception

Admission Procedures

Participation Statement: "Mountaineering Scotland recognises that climbing and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death.  Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement."

All climbers and guests must report to reception to complete the appropriate registration form and sign in before entering the climbing wall

Unsupervised Adult Climbing Registration

You must be over 18 to register as an unsupervised climber.  You will be asked to read the Conditions of Use and Rules of Perth College Climbing Centre, correctly complete a  registration form and answer a basic question on the Conditions of Use before you will be able to climb unsupervised.  Once you have completed this registration you will be issued with a registration number and will be only have to sign in on your next visit.  You will be required to re-register every 3 years or if there are any changes to your personal information or the Conditions of Use of the centre

Guest/Novice Climbing Registration

A registered unsupervised adult climber may sign in up to 2 novices/guests under their supervision. They will be completely responsible for their guests at all times and ensure that their guests understand and adhere to the Conditions of Use.  Parental consent is required for guests under 16 - for more details on Parental Consent please get in touch.

Junior Unsupervised Climbing Registration

Juniors from age 14 - 17 with experience are able to register as unsupervised climbers following completion of the following:

  • Practical competency check assessed by one of our instructors.  This will involve checks of harness fitting, tying in to the harness using an appropriate knot, belaying, holding a fall, lowering a climber, and safe bouldering techniques.  14 and 15 year olds should be accompanied by parents for this competency check
  • Satisfactory answers to a few basic questions
  • Understanding of Conditions of Use and Rules of Perth College Climbing Centre
  • Satisfactory completion of a registration form
  • Parental consent for anyone under 16
  • Please note that there is a separate competency check and registration form for junior unsupervised lead climbing

Please get in touch with any questions


If you are bringing a group please we strongly recommend that you contact us in advance to book an appropriate slot and to avoid disappointment.  If the wall is busy and you turn up with a group we may refuse entry.

If supervising 3 + people you must provide copies of your relevant qualifications and insurance, a valid First Aid certificate and complete the appropriate registration form.  The instructor to group ratio is 1:6.   Admission costs will be relative to the age of the group members.  If members of your group are under 16 we require evidence of parental consent - for more details please get in touch.