Instructed Courses and Tuition

All courses on offer are facilitated by qualified instructors from Black Lizard or external organisations. 5% of all income will go towards the club funding.

All courses are open to the public, but club members get a 10% discount.

Please complete enquiries and bookings form on the bottom of this page.


Dates will be published at 31 March  2021


Harrison’s Rocks


£50 per person (min 6, max 10)



Alex Stone

Mona Hope

Getting started – Introduction to Sandstone Climbing

You’ve had enough of indoor climbing and want go out to try the real rocks? Qualified instructors will help you to get started.

You’ll learn:

  • Easy ways to make suitable and safe anchors
  • How to protect the sandstone and your ropes
  • The Sandstone Code of Conduct
  • Pros and Cons of various Southern Sandstone sites
  • Tips and tricks on how to climb sandstone


You must be a competent belayer (for top roping)
Bring your own climbing shoes

What’s included:

All equipment except of climbing shoes

What you can add on (extra fees apply, please ask for details):

Transport from London / Pick Up from train stations nearby
A healthy lunch
Sandstone specific items:  carpets, rope protectors, soft brushes, sand stone friendly special chalk

Bookings or enquiries


One-to-One: £40
One-to-Two: £60
One-to-Four: £80



Alex Stone

Private Tuition

Would you prefer to “learn the ropes” in a quiet environment or do you want to take your climbing to the next level with dedicated one-to-one support?

We are pleased to offer you private climbing tuition where we can tailor the session around your needs, with flexible time slots so you can fit it around your other commitments.

5% of the tuition fee will be passed on to the club accounts.

Bookings or enquiries