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Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Essex Outdoors - Harlow

Essex Outdoors - Harlow


Essex Outdoors - Harlow

0845 200 4220


Burnt Mill Lane,
CM20 2QS


This oasis of urban adventure set in a small and friendly site, offers an amazing amount of activities and adventure into a compact urban location.

This non-residential activity centre is situated on the banks of the River Stort navigation, close to Harlow Town Centre, within easy access of the M11 and just a 1 minute walk from Harlow Town Rail Station. A specialist climbing and paddle-sport centre. Harlow also benefits from access to miles of tranquil waterways, offering the perfect environment to learn to canoe, kayak, or even try your hand at 'bumble' our unique urban version of coasteering!
Harlow is also home to 'The Lock' one of the largest indoor climbing walls in the South East. Whether you are a seasoned climber or a newcomer looking to try the sport, The Lock provides quality climbing experiences for all abilities. The Lock has 4 main climbing walls up to 14 metres in height and one of our four main faces is reset every month with new climbs and new holds. There is 1,000 square metres of climbing with 50 lines and over 100 top-roped routes, ranging in difficulty from 3 to 8a, plus 60 bolted lead routes, 'Dry Tooling' (simulated ice climbing) as well as a dedicated bouldering room and abseil platforms. Specialist facilities and equipment are also available for those with disabilities. For more information visit http://www.thelockclimbing.co.uk

The centre at Harlow also offers conferencing suite for up to 30 people plus a coffee shop and café providing hot drinks and delicious snacks, to refuel you for more adventures!

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled access



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Map reference: TL 446115  Lat: 51.78347 Long: 0.09488


  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access