South-facing walls and fences receive sunshine for the best part of the day.
These spots will receive little shade, and in the summer months can really bake, so it's important to grow climbing plants that can cope with the heat.
To ensure the climbers in these spots grow well, give them a generous mulch in spring before they start into growth – discover our advice on spring mulching.
Not sure of your garden aspect? Take a look at our guide to garden shade to find out.
For south-facing beds and borders, don't forget to check out some of the best plants for south-facing borders.
Discover some of the best climbers for a south-facing wall, below.