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Bloc Climbing

Gatton Road | Unit 2, Bristol BS2 9SH, England
+44 117 955 8508
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Nice set of boulders but there is no ventilation

The gym is relatively big and wasn't that busy on a working day evening but as soon as it gets a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sanita L
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London, United Kingdom
Solid Bouldering Gym

Good modern Climbing gym, all the facilities you need. In particular I appreciated the circuits and... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Luke N
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Bloc Climbing Centre is Bristol's newest and largest indoor climbing centre. With over 1200 sq metres of climbing in a bright, spacious environment. Facilities include training areas, free WIFI and of course, a cafe with good coffee and delicious cakes.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
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“bouldering” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 00:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Gatton Road | Unit 2, Bristol BS2 9SH, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gym is relatively big and wasn't that busy on a working day evening but as soon as it gets a bit warmer outside it get's quite hot and there is no ventilation apart from doors being opened at the back of the room.

Thank Sanita L
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Good modern Climbing gym, all the facilities you need. In particular I appreciated the circuits and training boards at the far end, as well as a dedicated area for stretching and warming up. The pricing is fair and theres a good range of food +...More

Thank Luke N
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

As regular visitors to bloc I'm very happy to recommend this place to anyone interested in bouldering. Constantly changing problems on the walls keep you interested and lots of levels so plenty for beginners to start with and more for improvers and experts too. New...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Came here a few times now and it's by far the best bouldering facility I've used. Been to both the Northleach Climbing Centre and Rockstar Climbing in Swindon which just doesn't compare to Bloc. The routes are well thought out, chalked (Rockstar grips are like...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Local friends introduced this place to me. Definitely one of my favourite indoor climbing place to date. It offers a variety of different levels, great atmosphere and of course a lot of fun.

Thank Andrea R
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

If you want to see how not to run a climbing gym, come here. 1) The male toilets were filthy. The hand drier looks like it's never been cleaned. 2) The holds are dirty, greasy and have been up for what looks like months. 3)...More

1  Thank Rob T
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Simon S, Owner at Bloc Climbing, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you for your review Rob and we are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit. Please could you get in touch with me directly at simon@blocclimbing.co.uk with the date that you visited. I am very surprised that you found the facilities to be...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I used to climb here fairly regularly and have always enjoyed the atmosphere and the range of climbing to suit any skill level

Thank Matt B
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

An excellent climbing facility with an atmosphere of the same standard. I'm in bristol travelling by and would recommend for a day of climbing as something to shakeup the pattern. The climbing routes are great for beginners to experts. I felt there was a good...More

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Bloc is an awesome place to climb. The routes are regularly changed and there's a good variety of difficulty for beginners right up to experienced climbers. One of the nicest things about Bloc compared to other Bristol climbing centres is how light it is in...More

Thank Francis C
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Bloc is my favourite Boulder gym. It's got a great variety of routes all of which reach a great height, it's very well equipped and kept clean and tidy, The team at bloc are all really friendly and approachable plus they know how to make...More

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