The Foundry Climbing Centre in Sheffield was the UK's first dedicated indoor climbing centre. Opened in 1991 it was designed, by climbers, to suit everyone from beginner to expert. It offers walls up to 13m high and lead/top rope climbs with 150 routes and bouldering. Full instruction available and open to any competent climber. Walls suited to beginners through to advanced. It also has an on-site cafe and climbing shop.