Welcome to the list of clubs working with us on #FindYourAdventure.
These are the first clubs signed up to #FindYourAdventure and are the most keen to meet you. Each club name is linked to their website or social media channel so if you like the sound of them click through to find out more.
📌 National club with regional groups including London, Bristol, Hathersage, Keswick, Edinburgh, North Wales and Chamonix.
We’re the active club for all experienced and aspiring alpinists. Guests and new members are encouraged to come to our meets (UK & abroad), lectures, socials or library to meet like-minded people.
📌 Aylesbury and surrounding areas
📌 The Peak and the North, Wales and the South West
We are active, hill-walking and climbing (rock and ice). We are non-elitist. Our members are spread throughout the UK. We’re very sociable… probably more so than other Clubs.
📌 Leicester, Leicestershire and East Midlands
Come and share the adventure! We are an active and friendly Leicester based club with an active programme of meets and varied activities and a hut in North Wales.
📌 Brecon Beacons Powys, Mid Wales
We meet regularly for climbing and walking throughout the UK and overseas. New members are always welcome.
📌 Sheffield and Peak District
We’re a sociable and supportive club with a lot of combined experience. Our members undertake a wide range of activities including rock climbing, walking, trekking, backpacking, ski mountaineering, ski touring and mountain biking.
📌 South East Wales
Gwent Mountaineering Club is a group of friendly mountaineering enthusiasts. We hold weekly climbing/walking events, socials and trips around the UK/abroad all year. Activities include hillwalking, scrambling, rock/ice climbing and mountaineering.
📌 Stockport, Cheshire
📌 Lancashire and North West England
We're an active, friendly climbing and caving club. We meet midweek, evenings and daytime, most weekends, and have regular trips abroad. We have huts in the Lakes and Wales.
📌 Hertfordshire, Essex, North East London
The club aims to provide a friendly and enjoyable environment for everyone to actively participate in outdoor activities including mountaineering, hill walking, scrambling, rock climbing and mountain biking and meet others with similar interests.
📌 Derbyshire, Peak District, Midlands
We provide opportunities for climbing and mountaineering in the UK and abroad, with huts in Derbyshire and Snowdonia, the Club is inclusive, welcoming new members to all our activities.
📌 National club with regional groups across the country
All our regions do country walking and more ambitious hill-walking, some also offer mountaineering and climbing, plus social get-togethers. There’s plenty to join in with, whether you want to really stretch yourself, or just gently explore the outdoors.
📌 National Club with strong focus in Manchester, North West England, Peak District and Sheffield
Our 500 members enjoy climbing, walking, mountaineering, biking and running - we are a national club with strong roots in Manchester and the Peak, and have 3 huts in Snowdonia, the Lakes and Glencoe.
📌 Rugby and surrounding areas
📌 Shrewsbury and surrounding areas
📌 Cardiff, Swansea, South Wales valleys
We bring together like-minded people interested in mountaineering – activities include rock climbing, scrambling and hill walking, in the UK and abroad - catering for all level of experience including total beginners.
📌 National, Midlands, North West
Friendly, national club runs hill walking and mountaineering trips all over the UK and abroad. Complete beginners to experienced mountaineers welcome.
📌 Yorkshire, Leeds
We are a mountaineering, rock climbing, hill walking, potholing and skiing club based in Yorkshire. We have weekly walking and climbing meets plus trips around the UK and overseas.
📌 Kent, Sussex, Surrey
We're a friendly group that welcomes adult climbers of all abilities, we often run New Members events. Our main activity is roped rock climbing on sandstone and trad & sport weekends.
📌 Wiltshire & North East Somerset
Our club is a tribe of outdoor enthusiasts and we hold weekly meets, social events, and trips all over the UK and abroad in all seasons of the year.
📌 National Club with our heart in Yorkshire and Cumbria
Warm Yorkshire welcome for new members. Mountaineering, hillwalking, trekking, caving and more since 1892. Wide range of active meets at home and overseas. Huts in the Dales and Lakes.
Full BMC club list
This club list will be added to over time as more and more clubs will be signing-up to provide you with a great place to go find your adventure. If you haven’t found a club suitable for you on this page then pop back later, or try our full club listing page.
If you are at university, or heading off to university later this year, you are likely to find a student mountaineering, climbing or hillwalking club there - check out our club listing to find out what BMC-affiliated clubs are available for you to choose from.
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We’re making it easy for you to connect with friendly climbing and walking clubs in your area. Fast friends and fun-filled weekends guaranteed. Take a look at our latest project: Find Your Adventure.
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📧 Sign up for our regular Find Your Adventure email
We’ll send you an email every Monday for six weeks, taking you from finding a club, to your first meetup and even weekend away.
Find Your Adventure
📌 Locate a friendly club near you and get started
Check out the articles in this six-part series:
🥾 It's time to find your adventure
⛰️ Let's find you a club to join
🥾 Your first visit
⛰️ Learning and skills
🥾 Ready to head to the mountains
⛰️ Start your adventure