Essex Outdoors - Harlow
Outdoor Pursuits Centre
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 toilets
- Facilities for groups
- Facilities for educational visits
- On-site light refreshments
- Public toilets
- Accepts groups
- Facilities for conferencing
- Facilities for corporate hospitality
- Children welcome
- Disabled access