Adding a climbing wall for kids' rooms — including safety precautions and ideas

Child's bedroom with plywood climbing wall and space themed blinds next to bed
(Image credit: English Blinds)

Encouraging your kids to remain active indoors with a climbing wall in their bedroom is the latest trend and one we're absolutely here for. It is not hugely costly, but definitely is a special feature that can be made more and more complex as they get older. 

Find out what to consider in terms of safety, preparation and how to include this in children's bedroom design below with our helpful guide. 

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Jules Yap

Jule Yap founded IKEA Hackers as a perioal blog in 2006, before it became a wold-wide sensation, providing advice on transforming off-the-shelf products into bespoke and beautiful designs. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.