Vertical Limit Indoor Rock Climbing is set in a Victorian building in Shrub Hill Road, it was opened in 2004 by the mayor of Worcester. We offer extensive and varied climbing terrain from 4m to 11.5m tall walls suitable for all skill levels. Kids and adults alike are sure to have a great time challenging themselves with helpful instruction from our certified staff. Vertical Limit is a top rope, lead and boulder gym that offers a supportive climbing environment, friendly staff and professional instructors.




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"Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing."

Vertical Limit Indoor Climbing Centre opened its walls in the summer of 2004. To this day Vertical Limit is the first and only full service rock climbing gym in Worcestershire. We offer a professional competition bouldering wall featured at the 2004 outdoor show NEC, top rope and lead climbing including over 100 routed problems. We have programs for everyone; kids, beginners, seasoned climbers and everyone in between.


We take route setting seriously at Vertical Limit. We change the routes every 6-8 weeks setting routes across a wide range of grades.

Popular routes may stay up longer than this and unpopular routes will be taken down sooner. Holds are cleaned to remove the chalk and rubber.

Our aim is to give everyone climbing at the centre, at whatever grade, the opportunity to find climbs that excite, inspire and challenge.

Bouldering Area

Bouldering is the quickest way to get into climbing. All you need is a pair of climbing shoes and away you go. Our bouldering walls are competiton standard, with projects for all levels of climbers. We strive to change our routes every 6 weeks at the very least, so there is always a new challenge!

Top Roping

We have 37 “top rope” stations at the center with between 1 to 3 routes per rope. Every route offers something different with overhang, boxes, ledges and much more! We have routes for all grades and ages of climbers. Lead climbing routes available for experienced climbers.


Simply Active Gym is the most established fitness center in the Worcester area. We’re locally owned, operated and been running since 1986. We are the most affordable fitness center the area. Additionally, we strive to introduce the latest and greatest equipment to our members.



A few photo's from around our centre.


Pay As You Go

£5.00 / Day
  • Full access to boulder wall
  • Top Rope (Belay Certification Test)
  • Full gym access (Adults only)
  • One off joining fee required

Monthly Membership

£30 / Month
  • Full access to boulder wall
  • Top Rope (Belay Certification Test)
  • Full gym access (Adults only)
  • One off joining fee required

Annual Membership

£199 / Year
  • Full access to boulder wall
  • Top Rope (Belay Certification Test)
  • Full gym access (Adults only)
  • One off joining fee required

Adults Learn To Climb

Mondays and Fridays

Intro to climbing - learn skills - improve skills

18.30pm - 19.30pm

Booking required. £12.50 per head.

Get your Joining Fee waived when passing off.


1-2-1  session

intro to the world of climbing

Do you need to improve your skills or just give indoor rock climbing a go? Our one hour session will give you 1-2-1 access with a fully qualified instructor. all equipent is included.

£30 for 1-2-1 session! (price covers 1,2 or 3 climbers)

Booking required.


Kids Club

every  Saturday  morning 

Kids climbing just £10.00 a session. Booking required.

10.00am - 11.15am

Age 10yrs and over.

11.30am - 12.45pm

Age 10yrs and over.

13.00pm - 14.15pm

Age 5-9yrs.

School and Organisational Groups please call for Costs!

All new members must pay a one-off life joining fee, at £5 was £20.

* Joining fee waived for students with valid NUS card


Download the VL Price List 2014

[email protected]

  • 01905 613044
  • Unit 11, Shrub Hill Road, Worcester, Worcestershire. WR4 9EL


Monday: 10am - 9pm

Tuesday: 10am - 10pm

Wednesday: 10am - 10pm

Thursday: 10am - 10pm

Friday: 10am - 9pm

Saturday: 10am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 5pm