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Chimera Climbing Centre

Closes in 18 min: 10:00 - 22:00
Open today: 10:00 - 22:00
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Awesome laid back friendly environment

The whole place has a really friendly relaxed vibe. Staff are always friendly and welcoming, climbs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James G
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Fantastic! Must visit

I have been a regular climber at Chimera since it first opened. I could be part of the furniture. I... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Aimee R
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Our clean and modern facility offers a fresh and exciting climbing experience for people of all abilities. Not only does Chimera Climbing Centre provide an exhilarating climbing environment, with a variety of different surfaces, and a range of...more
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Unit 3 Enterprise Centre North Farm Road | High Brooms Industrial Estate, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 3DR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole place has a really friendly relaxed vibe. Staff are always friendly and welcoming, climbs are set regularly with consistent grading. Great training room and also a slack line to play on when your hands need a break. Very reasonablely priced food and beer...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I have been a regular climber at Chimera since it first opened. I could be part of the furniture. I wanted to take the time to tell you guys how amazing chimera is. Most definitely the best wall in terms of route setting, customer service,...More

3  Thank Aimee R
ChristopherS5122, Admin at Chimera Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Aimee, Thanks for your great review! We do strive to give customers a first class experience. Hope to see you at Chimera again soon. Best wishes, Di

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

There is a fantastic use of the space and it made for a truly great return to climbing. With a good balance of beginners climbs and seemingly impossible climbs. I would happily recommend the facilities

2  Thank SamMould
Christopher S, Admin at Chimera Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi Sam, Great to hear that you have enjoyed climbing here at Chimera! Thanks for your review. We hope to see you here again soon. Best wishes, Di

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

My kids (6 and 5) have done lessons here for ages, the instructors are all excellent and the kids love them (special shout out to the awesome Kieran and Henry 😁). My husband and I have joined in and just did the beginners course which...More

3  Thank Sarah R
Christopher S, Admin at Chimera Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi Sarah, Thanks so much for your fantastic review! It’s great to hear that all of your family are now coming to Chimera and thoroughly enjoying yourselves. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Have a lovely summer! Best wishes, Di

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Visited Chimera with friends and we had so much fun. As first time climbers it was great to see the different range of climbs and we progressed quite quickly! We were like Spider Man in no time! Staff were great and really helpful. Can't wait...More

1  Thank Beth L
Christopher S, Admin at Chimera Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi Beth, Thanks very much for your positive feedback. It’s always great to hear that customers have an experience that leaves them buzzing, and of course great that you found the staff amenable. Please do visit our website if you would like to learn about...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Great vibe and lots of challenging climbing which is regularly repositioned to keep plenty of variety. Perfect for old and young - I have seen visitors of 2months to 75yrs here!More

Thank Camelliacott
Christopher S, Admin at Chimera Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Camellia, Thanks for your great review! We do strive to offer something for everyone, young and old, novices and experienced climbers. Our route setters endeavour to provide enjoyable and dynamic routes. Please visit our Chimera Climbing Facebook page to find out more about route...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

My daughter seemed to be a natural and was in no time climbing up all the walls, we’ve now nicknamed her ‘spider girl’ The place is nice and pleasant and staff were polite. If I was to have a negative it would be we were...More

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Christopher S, Admin at Chimera Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Thanks very much for your review! We're really pleased that your daughter had so much fun and that you had a good experience. Your comments have been noted. W hope to see you back at Chimera again soon. Best wishes, Di

Reviewed 14 February 2018

Easily the best climbing centre I've found. There's a large variety of different routes, ranging in difficulty, gradient and each wall has you focusing on different skill sets. The staff are very kind and helpful. There's a cafe and seating area with sofa's etc. Overall...More

Thank Declan H
Christopher S, Administrator at Chimera Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Declan, Thanks very much for your review. It's great to see that you enjoy Chimera so much! We work very hard to give customers a positive experience. We hope that you will climb with us again soon. Best wishes, Di

Reviewed 5 February 2018

Came here with 1 under-ten and 1 13-yr old on a Sunday morning, when the Clip'n'Climb in Tonbridge was booked solid. It's a serious practice space for grown-up free climbers (& kids need to be out by 2pm on Sunday to respect that membership) but...More

Thank Adam H
Christopher S, Administrator at Chimera Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Adam, Thank you for your positive response. You have summed up Chimera very nicely. It's great to hear that you found the centre to be challenging yet fun, and staff to be welcoming. We hope to see you here again soon! Best wishes, Di

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

It has been many years since I have donned overly tight clothing and uncomfortable shoes and tried to look graceful on a rock face so I was slightly nervous about getting back into it. I certainly needn’t have been. Chimera was a lovely place to...More

1  Thank Ian T
Christopher S, Administrator at Chimera Climbing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Ian, Thanks very much for your positive review, it was great to read! We hope to see you at Chimera again soon. Best wishes, Di

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DamienellIs
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Response from ChristopherS5122 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, we have ample parking at Chimera. We look forward to seeing you! Best wishes, Di Chimera Team
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