About Rock & Sun


Rock & Sun is a UK-based adventure travel company that provides high quality rock climbing experiences worldwide.


Established in 2002, Rock & Sun has steadily grown into one of the largest providers of rock climbing holidays and courses.


The Rock and Sun Team


Rock & Sun is made up of a passionate team of experienced and dynamic rock climbers. All our technical courses and holidays are run by a minimum of MIA (Mountaineering Instruction Award). Our Instructors & Guides are highly qualified with specialist expertise to suit the courses and holidays we deliver, ensuring that each client has the best experience possible on their rock climbing course or holiday.






     Financial protection with the Travel Trust Association


     Association of Mountaineering Instructors


     The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom


     The British Mountaineering Council



The Rock and Sun UK Office


Rock and Sun UK office is comprised of a highly committed sales and bookings management team that provide each customer with a personal service. The overall customer experience is our sole focus, from the moment of first enquiry to returning from a first class climbing experience.


Rock and Sun UK Office is dedicated to the operation of all the UK rock climbing courses as well as the rock climbing holidays and courses to our European, African & Asian destinations.


Rock & Sun fulfills its legal requirement as a travel agency by being a member of the Travel Trust Association (TTA) ensuring your holiday or course against financial failure. 


Rock and Sun's history


Rock & Sun was established in 2002 by Chris Newton-Goverd, he believed in providing quality rock climbing experiences that facilitated learning and development in a fun environment. Rock & Sun has steadily grown and matured into the UK's leading provider of rock climbing holidays, rock climbing courses and private guiding. All services are designed and tailored to suit each individual's requirements and aspirations.


The thing that has always, and will always remain, is that customer care is the key to a healthy success and a testament to this fact is shown with so many customers returning time and time again. If you have not experienced rock climbing with Rock & Sun yet then we hope and look forward to providing you with this great service and experience.


Whether you’re a first time climber or climbing expert, you’ll find the right challenging experience with Rock & Sun. 


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Rock & Sun provide quality rock climbing holidays, courses and Private Guiding. All services are tailored and designed to suit your individual experience and aspirations. Email us or call +44 (0)2033 900 351

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