• Opening times

    The Hangar caters to early birds and night owls, and we're open seven days a week.

    Mon-Thurs
    06:30-22:00
    Fri
    06:30-21:00
    Sat - Sun
    09:00-19:00
  • Get in touch

    6 Marsh Green Rd N, Marsh Barton, Exeter EX2 8NY

    01392 301830

     [email protected]

     @tchexeter

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  • Classes this week

    Group classes for all abilities and ages, free with your entry fee! Learn the basics or improve your technique with our friendly, qualified coaches whilst meeting like-minded climbers.

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Facilities

Watch the video below to have a look around our Exeter wall.

  • Two floors of epic indoor bouldering
  • Purpose built kids climbing wall
  • Café and coffee shop serving fresh, ethical and local produce and beverages
  • Fully equipped gym (18+ only)
  • Free onsite parking and bike racks
  • Changing rooms, toilets and lockers (please bring your own padlock)
  • Hangar Shop stocking a variety of shoes, apparel and accessories
  • Dogs Welcome

For new climbers...

With a relaxed atmosphere and experts available to guide you, we give you a fun place to work out your body and mind.

For experienced climbers...

Regularly changed routes, a thriving community of climbers and all you can climb memberships available.

For kids & groups...

A great family activity which keeps the kids engaged. Our cafe is open serving fresh coffee and snacks all day.

FUEL YOUR CLIMB

The Hangar café offers fresh coffee and bangin' food, including sourdough pizzas, made by hand using our own dough every day. We bake our own loaves for breakfast too.

We're on a mission to improve food standards at climbing gyms, while reducing waste and collaborating with nobody but the best, sustainable food and drink suppliers.

Did you know... 30% of our food options are vegan. 

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Calendar

Our timetable

The timetable below is our standard monthly timetable currently.

  • Rock Club Junior

    17:00 - 18:00

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    Coach-led sessions for beginner-intermediate junior climbers aged 7-13.

    These classes are built around the NICAS syllabus and give your child the opportunity to grow from bouldering beginners to competent climbers while having fun with our coaches and other like-minded kids.

    All our staff are DBS checked and fully first aid trained as well as holding recognised BMC coaching qualifications.

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    Learn to climb

    18:00 - 19:00

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    Learn the basics, meet newcomers just like you, and get more from indoor climbing with these weekly coach-led climbing classes.

    Learn a few simple tools or tips to help you feel more confident on the wall, these fun and highly social group sessions maximise the joy of climbing.

    Classes must be booked in advance. Prior to attending this class you will need to have attended an induction session or have previously climbed in our centre.

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    There are currently no events of this type on this day..

  • Rock Club Junior

    17:00 - 18:00

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    Coach-led sessions for beginner-intermediate junior climbers aged 7-13.

    These classes are built around the NICAS syllabus and give your child the opportunity to grow from bouldering beginners to competent climbers while having fun with our coaches and other like-minded kids.

    All our staff are DBS checked and fully first aid trained as well as holding recognised BMC coaching qualifications.

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    Learn to climb

    18:00 - 19:00

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    Learn the basics, meet newcomers just like you, and get more from indoor climbing with these weekly coach-led climbing classes.

    Learn a few simple tools or tips to help you feel more confident on the wall, these fun and highly social group sessions maximise the joy of climbing.

    Classes must be booked in advance. Prior to attending this class you will need to have attended an induction session or have previously climbed in our centre.

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    There are currently no events of this type on this day..

  • Rock Club Junior

    17:00 - 18:00

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    Coach-led sessions for beginner-intermediate junior climbers aged 7-13.

    These classes are built around the NICAS syllabus and give your child the opportunity to grow from bouldering beginners to competent climbers while having fun with our coaches and other like-minded kids.

    All our staff are DBS checked and fully first aid trained as well as holding recognised BMC coaching qualifications.

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    Hangar Women Rock

    18:30 - 20:00

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    A fun and informal group session for women who like to train together.

    This is a mixed-ability session so everyone is welcome. This is an extremely popular session so booking is highly recommended & included in the cost of your entry/ membership.

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  • Rock Club Junior

    17:00 - 18:00

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    Coach-led sessions for beginner-intermediate junior climbers aged 7-13.

    These classes are built around the NICAS syllabus and give your child the opportunity to grow from bouldering beginners to competent climbers while having fun with our coaches and other like-minded kids.

    All our staff are DBS checked and fully first aid trained as well as holding recognised BMC coaching qualifications.

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    Learn to climb

    20:00 - 21:00

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    Learn the basics, meet newcomers just like you, and get more from indoor climbing with these weekly coach-led climbing classes.

    Learn a few simple tools or tips to help you feel more confident on the wall, these fun and highly social group sessions maximise the joy of climbing.

    Classes must be booked in advance. Prior to attending this class you will need to have attended an induction session or have previously climbed in our centre.

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    There are currently no events of this type on this day..

  • Rock Club Junior

    17:00 - 18:00

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    Coach-led sessions for beginner-intermediate junior climbers aged 7-13.

    These classes are built around the NICAS syllabus and give your child the opportunity to grow from bouldering beginners to competent climbers while having fun with our coaches and other like-minded kids.

    All our staff are DBS checked and fully first aid trained as well as holding recognised BMC coaching qualifications.

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    Learn to climb

    20:00 - 21:00

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    Learn the basics, meet newcomers just like you, and get more from indoor climbing with these weekly coach-led climbing classes.

    Learn a few simple tools or tips to help you feel more confident on the wall, these fun and highly social group sessions maximise the joy of climbing.

    Classes must be booked in advance. Prior to attending this class you will need to have attended an induction session or have previously climbed in our centre.

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    There are currently no events of this type on this day..

  • Rock Club Mini

    09:30 - 10:30

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    Coach-led sessions designed to give 4-6-year-olds the best possible introduction to the fun and challenge of bouldering!

    These classes are built around the NICAS Wild Climbers syllabus offering new skills for all taking part in our Rock Club Mini classes. It is a fun, games-orientated programme which aims to introduce young children to safely into the climbing environment.

    All our staff are DBS checked and fully first aid trained as well as holding recognised BMC coaching qualifications.

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    Rock Club Junior

    09:30 - 10:30

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    Coach-led sessions for beginner-intermediate junior climbers aged 7-13.

    These classes are built around the NICAS syllabus and give your child the opportunity to grow from bouldering beginners to competent climbers while having fun with our coaches and other like-minded kids.

    All our staff are DBS checked and fully first aid trained as well as holding recognised BMC coaching qualifications.

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    Rock Club Mini

    10:30 - 11:30

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    Coach-led sessions designed to give 4-6-year-olds the best possible introduction to the fun and challenge of bouldering!

    These classes are built around the NICAS Wild Climbers syllabus offering new skills for all taking part in our Rock Club Mini classes. It is a fun, games-orientated programme which aims to introduce young children to safely into the climbing environment.

    All our staff are DBS checked and fully first aid trained as well as holding recognised BMC coaching qualifications.

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    Rock Club Advanced

    10:30 - 11:30

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    Coach-led sessions for confident climbers aged 11-17, designed to build their level of skill and knowledge under expert guidance.

    These classes are built around the NICAS syllabus and give your child the opportunity to work on more advanced techniques and higher grade levels while having fun with our coaches and other like-minded kids. Please attend at least 1 Rock Club Junior session for assessment before booking Rock Club Advanced.

    All our staff are DBS checked and fully first aid trained as well as holding recognised BMC coaching qualifications.

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    Learn to climb

    16:00 - 17:00

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    Learn the basics, meet newcomers just like you, and get more from indoor climbing with these weekly coach-led climbing classes.

    Learn a few simple tools or tips to help you feel more confident on the wall, these fun and highly social group sessions maximise the joy of climbing.

    Classes must be booked in advance. Prior to attending this class you will need to have attended an induction session or have previously climbed in our centre.

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    SPACE

    17:00 - 18:30

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    SPACE is a welcoming social group for anyone to come and hang out, socialise and climb.

    The session will start with a free brew and catch-up in our cosy café area, followed by 2 hours of climbing, with one of our talented coaches on hand to help with your latest send. Open to absolutely everyone at any climbing ability, so come along and make this YOUR SPACE! Included in the cost of your entry/ membership.

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  • Rock Club Mini

    09:30 - 10:30

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    Coach-led sessions designed to give 4-6-year-olds the best possible introduction to the fun and challenge of bouldering!

    These classes are built around the NICAS Wild Climbers syllabus offering new skills for all taking part in our Rock Club Mini classes. It is a fun, games-orientated programme which aims to introduce young children to safely into the climbing environment.

    All our staff are DBS checked and fully first aid trained as well as holding recognised BMC coaching qualifications.

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    Rock Club Junior

    09:30 - 10:30

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    Coach-led sessions for beginner-intermediate junior climbers aged 7-13.

    These classes are built around the NICAS syllabus and give your child the opportunity to grow from bouldering beginners to competent climbers while having fun with our coaches and other like-minded kids.

    All our staff are DBS checked and fully first aid trained as well as holding recognised BMC coaching qualifications.

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    Rock Club Advanced

    10:30 - 11:30

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    Coach-led sessions for confident climbers aged 11-17, designed to build their level of skill and knowledge under expert guidance.

    These classes are built around the NICAS syllabus and give your child the opportunity to work on more advanced techniques and higher grade levels while having fun with our coaches and other like-minded kids. Please attend at least 1 Rock Club Junior session for assessment before booking Rock Club Advanced.

    All our staff are DBS checked and fully first aid trained as well as holding recognised BMC coaching qualifications.

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    Pride Night

    17:00 - 18:30

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    A coach-supported social session for anyone aged 14+ who are a part of the LGBTQ+ community & their friends.

    A chance to meet new people, share experiences & climb together. Open to all abilities and included in the cost of your entry/ membership.

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    There are currently no events of this type on this day..

Pay as you go

Is this your first time climbing at the Hangar? No problem, you will get a free induction with our expert who will show you how to use the wall, give you some climbing pointers and pick out some great climbs for you.

  • Adults £14.50

  • Concessions £13.00

    NHS, emergency services, armed forces, parental leave, registered unemployed, over 60s, disabled and carers - check our T&Cs to see what proof of ID we need to see.

    Student concessions are available all day on Wednesdays with a valid NUS or college/university ID card.

  • Junior climbers (U14) £12.50

    We operate a strict 2:1 kids to adult climbing ratio for children 7+ and a 1:1 supervision ratio for children 4-6 inclusive. Please check our supervision guidelines before coming down. Children aged 6 and under will also be climbing in a separate, dedicated children's wall.

    14-17 year olds can climb unsupervised but must be accompanied and signed off by a parent on their first visit.

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Membership

£33.99 per month

£27.99 per month /Youth (u14)

£16.99 per month /Youth (U14) with Adult Membership

£49.99 per month /Youth (u14) rock club Membership

One flat rate subscription gets you:

  • Unlimited climbing at any time
  • Access to Hangar Plymouth at no extra cost
  • Free climbing classes
  • Discounted kids classes, yoga and fitness sessions

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  • What to expect

    Do I need an induction?

    If you've never climbed at The Hangar before you'll need to come to come to an induction session (even if you're in the company of experts). Booking in advance is essential. Simply visit our booking page and select "First Time".

    If you're bringing the kids but don't intend to climb yourself, you'll still need to come to an induction to ensure you understand the dangers in the wall and how to keep your little ones safe. Again, booking in advance is best.

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    Do I need to book in advance

    We ask that anyone who hasn't climbed at TCH Exeter please book an induction. In addition, we recommend booking in for our classes as they fill up quickly!

    How fit and strong do I need to be?

    You don’t need to be fit or super strong to start climbing. You’ll find climbs (we call them problems) you can do on your first visit, and the more you practice the stronger you’ll become! Just make sure you warm up before you start to minimise the risk of injury, and you can get cracking right away (our staff can help if you need guidance – just ask).

    What equipment do I need?

    You don’t need to bring anything with you except your enthusiasm and some comfortable clothes.

    Please arrive in the clothes you plan to climb in, if possible.

    Shoe hire is included in entry and chalk’s just £1.50.

    What should I wear?

    General sports gear is fine. The important thing is to be comfortable, and wear something that allows for a lot of movement.

    Where possible, please arrive in the clothes you aim to climb in.

    I don't like heights - how high is the wall?

    Bouldering isn’t about climbing high. The wall is only 4.2m at its highest point. And remember, while your hands might be at the top, your feet are unlikely to ever be more than 3m off the ground. The Climbing Hangar has crash mats throughout and we can teach you to land safely to minimise the risk of injury. As you gain in confidence you will stop noticing the heights.

    Can I come in just for the cafe?

    Yes! You're more than welcome to join us just to enjoy our cafe menu; whether that be to take away or eat on-site. You'll need to check in when arriving on-site for safety purposes, but that's it.

  • In the wall

    What do the colours mean?

    Each problem is set in one colour and each colour represents a particular difficulty level or grade. There is a board next to reception which explains which colours relate to which grade so you can easily identify problems for your skill level.

    How dangerous is bouldering?

    Bouldering is a risky sport. But as long as you are aware of the particular type of risks associated with bouldering and how to avoid unnecessary dangers, it’s actually no more dangerous than normal kids’ play activities or adult sports.

    We’ll give you all the information you need to stay safe, and our crew is fully qualified in coaching (and first aid!).

    What kinds of people go bouldering?

    All sorts of people and all ages go bouldering. There’s really no particular ‘type’ although in general boulderers are a friendly and helpful bunch who like nothing more than to see people overcoming their fears and succeeding on the wall. Whether you’re just starting out or climbing in the top grades, everyone has a move that scares them or a challenge that they can’t quite master, and everyone is cheering each other on. We love to meet new people and introduce them to this fantastic sport. You will be warmly welcomed at The Climbing Hangar.

  • Kids

    We want to bring a group of kids down – what do we need to know?

    • For every two children you bring, you need one adult supervising. This includes kids who aren’t climbing.
    • Supervision means you need to be within eyesight of your kids at all times. And for little ones under four, you must be within arm’s reach
    • If you’re bringing kids for the first time you’ll need to come to a supervision induction. It’s worth booking online – just choose your induction slot and book for the number of children you’d like to bring – this will cover their entry (supervisors come for free).
    • Different Hangars have slightly different facilities for kids – in general we’re happy for junior climbers to come in from the age of four, but in London we can’t have little ones younger than seven on the mats. If in doubt contact your local Hangar for more information.

    Can kids under 18 climb unsupervised?

    Yes. 14-17 year olds are welcome to climb at the Hangar without an adult but you do need to bring a parent of guardian with you on your first visit so we can get the waiver signed off in centre (even if you complete the waiver form at home). Once that’s done you’re free to come and go as you please.

    I want to bring a group of kids down; what arrangements do I need to make?

    If you’re a teacher or youth group leader, you’ll need to attend one of our Train the Trainer sessions. These are free sessions that ensure you’re safe on the mats, understand the basics of climbing and have some fun activities to do with the kids.

    We’ll also need a copy of your public liability insurance and any first aid qualifications.

    Once that’s done you’re free to bring down a group of up to 10 kids (per trainer) whenever you want, although we ask that you always give us a call in advance as it can get quite busy.

    If you’re a parent and you’d like to come with your kids and their friends, you will need to attend an induction if you’ve never climbed before.

    You’re welcome to bring as many little ones as you wish, but please note that you must have one inducted adult for every two kids who come along in order to be covered by our insurance.

  • Memberships

    How do I cancel my membership?

    You can cancel at any time with no charges. You'll keep your membership privileges until the end of the billing cycle (we don't pay pro rata refunds).

    To cancel you need to complete our cancellation form.

    Submit your cancellation request before midday on the last day of the month to ensure you won't be charged.

    Exeter Cancellation Form

    How do I sign up for membership?

    Just speak to one of the crew next time you're in the centre and they'll get you all set.

    Membership costs just £33.99 per month. Your first payment will be a pro-rata amount (min. of £14.50) to take you to the end of the current month and then we'll set you up with a recurring card payment. Payment is taken on the first of each month.

How to find us

Please be aware that parking onsite is very limited. We encourage people to visit us using public transport or bike. We are roughly a 20-minute walk (or 6 min cycle) from Exeter St Thomas train station and close to multiple bus routes. We also have secure bike storage on-site.

Our address is:

6 Marsh Green Rd N, Marsh Barton, Exeter EX2 8NY

Grab this bus: Green

Closest station: Exeter St Thomas – 20 min walk

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