Edinburgh International Climbing Arena
Edinburgh International Climbing Arena: Europe's largest indoor climbing centre. Just 300m away from the Union Canal.
Located on the outskirts of Edinburgh in Ratho, the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena (EICA) makes it easy to live life’s adventure. EICA is Europe’s largest indoor climbing centre and alongside world-class climbing walls, features a bouldering room and a gym overlooking the main quarry.
It’s easy to get to the EICA via car or even bicycle if you travel via the Union Canal. Regardless of whether you love to climb or hit the gym, we look forward to welcoming you to EICA.
Don't forget to drop into our on-site Cafe Refresh for hot and cold food, drinks, snacks and treats.
Don't forget to complete the Climbing Registration Forms if you are new to EICA.
The Edinburgh International Climbing Arena prioritises accessibility for all visitors. They provide accessible toilets, changing rooms, showers, parking spaces, and ramps for unassisted wheelchair access. Guide dogs are welcome, and internal lifts are available for easy movement within the facility. The arena is committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone.
Food and drink
EICA features an on-site café called Cafe Refresh, offering a variety of hot and cold food, drinks, snacks, and treats. It's a convenient place to grab refreshments and refuel after climbing or other activities.
Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed.
The arena is a unique backdrop for corporate events and celebrations, and there is also a choice of smaller rooms and suites, with wonderful views of the arena and/or the surrounding countryside. For inquiries about hosting events or other venue hire options, it's recommended to contact the centre directly.