Rock Climbing, Camping and more Outdoor Activities in the Borders
Rock Climbing, Camping and more Outdoor Activities in the Borders

Rock Climbing, Camping and more Outdoor Activities in the Borders

Are you somebody who loves adventure and doesn’t know where to spend your next holiday? Then go to Whithaugh Park in Newcastleton, where you can enjoy a dynamic range of activities from just general camping to rock climbing and even fencing. In fact, there is a total of 28 different activities so you can tailor the experience to make sure you have the best time. And as Rock UK cater to people of all ages, it is a delightful way to spend some time away with your family, having a blast! 

Why should I go to Rock UK in the borders?

If you head on over to the Scottish Borders in the countryside you have the choice of doing 28 different activities?

If one day is not enough for you, Rock UK at Whithaugh Park has numerous accommodations for you to choose from! Stays start from a week and are the perfect option for those looking to try a bit of every activity the centre has to offer. It’s time to make a memory that you will never forget!

  • Booking online – through enquiry form
  • Group size 4 192 people
  • Perfect for families, schools, team building, business meetings and more
  • 1 adult per activity group of 12-16 children
  • All equipment provided and regular risks assessed to ensure safety
  • Year-round training for instructors
  • Half-day package – 2 activities of your choice, £65 for 4 people (everyone must do the same activities) 
  • Full-day package – up to 4 activities of your choice, £125 for 4 people
  • Activity sessions last around 2 hours each
  • Family holidays – 7-night stay package available (from £500 per week)

Things to do near Borders

Mountain Biking on the Scottish/English Border

Looking for a great day out on some action packed mountain bike trails? Then look no further than the trail centre in Newcastleton. The forest here stretches across the Scottish Border and down into England, joining with the Kielder forest and making ...

The Kielder Observatory in Northumberland

Immerse yourself in the cosmos in one of the finest dark skies sites in Europe at the Kielder Observatory. They run events year-round, including late-night events and events for children. Their main evening events run every night from 8 pm and include ...

Electric Bike Hire in the Kielder Forest

If your looking to get out in the countryside and explore Northumberland then there’s no better way than by bike. The Bike Place offers top quality bikes to rent so you can explore the countryside in style whilst also having a great ...

Kielder Castle Visitor Centre in Northumberland

Are you looking for a relaxing retreat into nature? Kielder Castle Visitor Centre has you covered! Kielder is a fantastic place to visit and enjoy a trip full of outdoor exploration! With bike hire available to discover all Kielder has to offer, ...

Kielder Birds of Prey Centre in Northumberland

Calling out to all animal lovers! Bring your family and friends on a journey to Kielder Birds of Prey Centre and get up close and personal with some of the most intelligent predator bird species in the world! To see these magnificent ...

Vintage Motorbike Museum near Carlisle

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Gretna’s Famous Blacksmiths in Dumfries and Galloway

Forge your own memorable experience at Gretna’s Famous Blacksmith Shop! This famous attraction located in Gretna Green makes for a great day trip with the family and has plenty of features to keep everyone in the family entertained on their visit, including ...

Take a Tour of The Borders Distillery

Take a tour of the beautifully converted Edwardian electrical works where Borders Distillery makes their Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Kerr’s Gin, and Puffing Billy Steam Vodka. Based in Hawick, the birthplace of tweed and a town with industrial roots going back hundreds ...

Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery and Tibetan Centre in Dumfries and Galloway

Why not visit the Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Monastery and Centre for World Peace and Health and go on a journey to experience what life is like in the Buddhist culture for those who call it their home. Founded in 1967, the ...

The Devil’s Porridge Museum in Dumfries and Galloway

Immerse yourself within The Devil’s Porridge Museum and learn about the history of HM Factory Gretna, the largest munitions factory in the world during the First World War. The museum uses information panels, wartime artefacts, film and audio, photography, and spoken histories ...

Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life in Carlisle

Home to over 300 years of military history, this museum is a brilliant addition to a day out in Carlisle! The museum has stories and artefacts from many regiments from Cumbria and the Borders and highlights the importance and link between the ...

Carlisle Castle

Explore some of Carlisle’s rich history by having a look round its fabulous Norman Castle! Only a short walk from the station this is a must visit if you’re in Carlisle! The castle is built on the original roman site of Carlisle ...