We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 130 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2GQ, England
Phone Number:
+44 161 837 6140
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 18 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Excellent!!

I've been a few times to get warmed up for ice-climbing abroad, but came recently with my son (27) who wanted to have a go. We booked 3 sessions through the day, with an hour off... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Guest284
,
Rugby, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 18: English reviews
Rugby, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been a few times to get warmed up for ice-climbing abroad, but came recently with my son (27) who wanted to have a go. We booked 3 sessions through the day, with an hour off between each to get a rest. Great staff...friendly, informative, helpful. A very good facility for experienced climbers and beginners alike.

Helpful?
Thank Guest284
Preston, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Visited at the weekend with my boyfriend, the staff were extremely friendly, they kitted us out with trousers, under layer, coat, gloves, hat, harness and boots! We went into the ice climbing area which was at -6 degrees. I found it extremely physically demanding as someone who struggles to lift their own body weight but the instructor was extremely patient,... More 

Helpful?
Thank mtravel370
Level Contributor
25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I really enjoyed this experience. Mat who did our induction and instruction was really good with us. We got so much more out of his advice instead of employing our normal techniques for bouldering. It was a great and really enjoyable experience as Mat knew how to keep us tested. We did 5 different types of climbs... More 

Helpful?
Thank John H
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Bought as a birthday present for our 14 year old daughter who had been wanting to have a go for about 2 years. We were made to feel very welcome as soon as we stepped in the door, John her instructor was very friendly, professional and down to earth. Equipment and clothing was provided. In total my daughter did around... More 

Helpful?
Thank JSJES2014
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Bought this for my boyfriend and mate for his birthday they are rock climbers but enjoyed the experience as it is totally different! Easy to get to and parking nearby although is expensive. The staff were lovely and very accommodating! Thank you

Helpful?
Thank Abbs1993
Harrogate, U.K.
Level Contributor
36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Easy to access location in the centre of Manchester, lots of parking nearby. Andy was our guide, very knowledgeable about all things climbing, really made us feel safe. Comfortable, warm equipment available to hire, all looked in good condition. The climbing was difficult at first, but with Andy's guidance it became easier fairly quickly. Discounts for return visits, and we... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank kenandcath
Keswick, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Many moons ago I was ken rock climber and winter hillwalker, but had not ventured to vertical ice. Today was excellent, Caz is a really good instructor, and clearly knows the sport. The hour was long enough for some one at my age, I am sure my arms will ache tomorrow, but am really keen to undertake another visit. Really... More 

Helpful?
Thank Richard H
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We visited for a friends birthday. It was physically challenging but great fun. Our instructor was great and we managed to reach the top. Bit expensive but worth it as it's different.

Helpful?
Thank PaulJayne22
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
39 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

What an amazing experience? My son had this in his bucket list so I had to let him try. All the kit was included and Nathan the instructor had a ton of patience and knowledge. An hour of great fun for my son and he was truly shattered afterwards. A huge Thankyou to Nathan, who was an amazing instructor and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Wendy S
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I got bought an "Ice Climbing Experience" as a present and booked in a session at Vertical Chill Manchester. The wall itself is in the back of a climbing/arctic gear store, it's separated off by glass and the store serves as a viewing area which is a really cool idea. I had an hour session which included equipment hire, my... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank David A

Travellers who viewed Vertical Chill Ice Wall also viewed

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester
 
Manchester, Greater Manchester
 

Been to Vertical Chill Ice Wall? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Vertical Chill Ice Wall and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
huddersfield
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Vertical Chill Ice Wall staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?