At 418 feet (127m), the National Abseil Centre is the tallest permanent abseil tower in the world. Located in Northampton, this unique venue is easily accessible by rail and road. With our highly experienced staff, we are able to offer both external and internal abseils to charities, groups and individuals. To see some pictures from images from past abseils have a look on our Facebook page here.
Once you have made a booking, we will pass on your contact details to your chosen charity (if appropriate) and they will be in touch with information on fund raising. Please ensure that you have read the terms & conditions and had a look at the FAQs below before booking.
Q: How much does it cost?
A: £95 per head
Q: Is there a minimum age?
A: Yes - 14. You will need signed parental consent if you are younger than 18. There is no maximum age and the current record is
79 82 years old.
Q: Are there weight limits?
A: Yes - there is an upper limit of 136kg (21st 5lb). There is no minimum weight.
Q: Where is the National Abseil Centre?
A: At the National Lift Tower in Northampton. Directions can be found here.
Q: What happens in the event of bad weather?
A: Rarely, high winds may mean that we have to move the activity indoors.
Q: How fit do I need to be to abseil?
A: This is an extreme abseil and is hard work!! You don't need to be an Olympic athlete, but a reasonable level of fitness will make it a lot easier and more fun. Please give us a ring if you have any concerns about this.
Q: What are the risks?
A: There is a small risk that if the wind picks up while you are abseiling you could be blown away from the building and hit it on the way back in, possibly resulting in bruising and other injuries.