General Course Instructions
We will be meeting at Harrison’s Rock’s Car park promptly at your course start time
(your instructor will meet you at the toilet block)
What to Wear
Please wear loose clothing which you don’t mind getting dirty or putting holes in.
Rock Climbing is notoriously adventurous and you might get muddy or covered in
For your Feet
As far as footwear is concerned, please wear SOFT SOLED shoes. Hard walking boots
or steel toe caps are not permitted at Harrison’s Rocks, due to the soft, fragile nature
of the rock. Trainers are ideal.
What not to wear
If you normally wear jewellery, especially rings, it is advisable to leave these at
home. ! If it’s hot, you may want to avoid wearing shorts as you may lose the skin
from your knees!
If your course is all day, please remember to bring a packed lunch. You might also
like to bring a drink or flask.
If it is raining on the day of your course, it is more than likely that we will still go
ahead. In exceptional circumstances it may be that the course will be postponed,
but please still turn up if it looks like rain, there’s always plenty to do. Please bring
waterproof outer clothing !
• At the Junction Pub in Groombridge, go over the railway bridge towards
• After a few hundred metres, take a right hand fork into Eridge Road.
• About two hundred metres along this road there is a gravel track on the right
hand side that leads down into Harrison’s Rocks Car park
• Continue down into the car park, where we will be waiting for you under the
toilet block which is the only building in the car park.
If you are using a Sat. Nav., use the postcode, TN3 9NH. If you get lost on the day of
your course, please call, 07595985247.
Please note that pay and display parking is in operation at the car park to cover the
cost of the facilities. The machine takes cash or card payments and for cars it’s £1 for
an hour or £4 for all day. If you visit frequently you can purchase an annual pass for
£27 directly from the Forestry Commission –
We are very much looking forward to seeing you on the day of your course. In the
meantime, if you have any questions, or would like more information then either
have a look at the website, www.nuts4climbing.com or phone us, 01892 860670. Or
you can send an email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is an official but basic campsite at the Car Park – payment can be made via the
P&D machine. There are toilet facilities with hot water and sinks but no showers.
Price for camping is £5 per person and £2.50 for children. If you’d like to stay the
night you can rock up and find a pitch; booking is not available.
BOOKING CONDITIONS and TERMS OF BUSINESS
By booking online you are agree that:-
You over 18 years of age. Once your deposit (half the course fee) is paid it is non-refundable. A withdrawal of a booking within 28 days of the course start date, for whatever reason, will incur the full course fee. If, however, your space is filled, you are entitled to receive a refund less the deposit paid. If the minimum course ratio is not met and the course cancelled alternative dates or a full refund will be offered. If you require personal accident and/or cancellation insurance you will arrange this as necessary. You will abide by any decisions made by my course instructor as regards to the safety of course participants. You are aware that the weather plays an important factor in outdoor activities and agree to any change to the course programme that is prompted by the prevailing weather conditions.You give consent for any photographs taken of you on your course to be used for any promotional purpose.You are aware that your course will contain an element of risk and our insurance asks that we make you aware of the BMC participation statement as follows:- “The BMC recognises that climbing and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement.” Vouchers for climbing courses are valid for one year after purchase and can be redeemed against any of our courses or equipment. Out of date vouchers cannot be extended.You are physically fit for the course you have chosen.