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.
📌 Nottingham and East Midlands
📌 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
📌 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.
📌 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.
📌 National club with regional groups across the country
We go country walking, hill-walking, rock-climbing, and mountaineering, plus get-togethers in pubs and teashops. There’s plenty to join in with, whether you want to really stretch yourself, or just gently explore the outdoors.
📌 Manchester, North West England, Peak District & 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.
📌 Cardiff, Swansea, South Wales
📌 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.
📌 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.
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.
Want your club featured?
If you run a club and want to feature on this page then read more about the programme here
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.
Take the next step
📧 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