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Open Now: 09:00 - 22:00
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This is as close to actual caving that you'll get.

Went with my son and grandson who thoroughly enjoyed it...Me not so much but I enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
LOVE this place! Great staff.

My two teenagers were visiting the area and we are so delighted we happeened upon XC. We just went... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
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“high ropes”(16 reviews)
“rock climbing”(5 reviews)
XC boasts an impressive skate park, a 14m climbing wall, an indoor caving system, bouldering and high ropes. The centre also features a teen focused health centre with counselling rooms Music recording studio, and internet cafe.
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Jarman Park, Hemel Hempstead HP2 4JS, England
+44 1442 952333
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

Went with my son and grandson who thoroughly enjoyed it...Me not so much but I enjoyed the challenge that it presented, don't be fooled into thinking 'It's just plastic tunnels how hard can it be' I made that mistake. It's dark, you are supplied with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank slashdotdashdot
Reviewed 1 September 2018

My two teenagers were visiting the area and we are so delighted we happeened upon XC. We just went in one day and the staff were amazing. They were so friendly and so helpful and accommodating. There's loads to do here - a great climbing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dczhw
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My son attended the day of extreme holiday experience yesterday . He attended alone and was very welcomed by raj and the team . The day consisted of caving , climbing and high ropes . He loved every minute of it and can’t wait to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank yogadeb1973
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Took our grandchildren aged 12 and 8 to the XC as a change from iPads etc. Although both were nervous beforehand the staff were amazingly patient and reassuring with them. They thoroughly enjoyed the experience and we would heartily recommend it. The 12 year old...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank graeme_barton
SportspaceXC, Manager at XC, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thanks Graeme! Wonderful to hear that they had so much fun climbing, it's always a great feeling getting to the top of the wall for the first time! Hope to see you again soon. Team XC

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We planned an evening of bouldering at the XC and called up before hand to see whether we needed to book, when the session started and about the shoe hire. We arrived at 8:20, just before the evening session at 8:30. We got told we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 1701Rose
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I took my 10 year old and 8 year old to XC climbing and it was the best climbing experience they had. The staff are fantastic from the staff on the desk (Janenne) to the instructor (John) who went out with the children. My kids...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank christinabyrne1
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Very friendly staff, huge car park. The climbing walls have static lines for beginners and they have courses for very young children to the ancient ones too (me). They have a café which allows parents to keep an eye on their offspring. Lots of party...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Hemeloid
Reviewed 28 December 2017

I climbed here for 3 years and skated here for 2 years and did caving. I am friends with most of the very friendly staff. The XC has great facilities. And is a great place to go if you have no plans. MUST DO

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Winston M
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I am going to xc on the 27th December at 1.00 in the afternoon and doing high ropes with my mum and my dad .

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Hayley M
Reviewed 14 October 2017

My 6 year daughter had a 1 hour introductory climbing session. Whilst she didn't get very far up the walls she had a great time and was looked after very well.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Tim f
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