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Go Ape

Go Ape

Live life more adventurously with the UK’s no.1 Forest Adventure.

Swing through the trees, fly down zip lines, tackle high rope obstacles, leap off Tarzan Swings & generally monkey around.  

Perfect for groups, stag weekends, hen parties, birthdays or just a day out of adventure.

Enjoy two to three hours in the trees taking on Zip Wires, Tarzan Swings, Rope Ladders and a variety of obstacles and crossings.  

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Choose from there amazing list of activities:

  • Tree Top Adventure
  • Forest Segway
  • Tree Top Junior
  • Zip Trekking Adventure
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Tree Top Adventure

Tackle high rope obstacles, leap off Tarzan Swings, and glide down zip wires to finish, all whilst enjoying breath-taking scenery.

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Forest Segway

Get off the beaten track for an hour of fun with our Forest Segway Experience.  Explore the forest on the latest in green technology – a self-balancing electric Segway.  From two legs to two wheels – book now for the ultimate forest adventure on a rugged all-terrain Segway in our beautiful forests.

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Zip Trekking Adventure

Zip Trekking Adventure is a network of seven tandem zip lines that traverse the skyscraping Douglas Firs at Grizedale Forest, providing you with an exhilarating experience of flying way above the forest floor.

 

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The unforgettable two hour experience includes:

• A safety demonstration from our experienced Tribe and use of all equipment
• A 20 minute hike (through one of the most beautiful, dramatic forests out there) to the meeting point
• A ride off-road where you’ll be whisked along winding mountain roads up to the training zip
• Time in our training zone and a chance to practice landing like a pro
• Seven zip wires covering a total distance of 3km – and the certificate to prove you’ve done it!

 

 

Locations:

 

Matfen

Set in the picturesque village of Matfen, near Hexham, a stone’s throw from Newcastle, our classic Tree Top Adventure features a number of crossings depicting the bridges over the River Tyne.  Clamber, climb and conquer the famous Tyne Bridge, Millennium Bridge and High level Bridge 30ft up in the tree tops!

Built in the grounds of a country house hotel, Go Ape at Matfen Hall is nestled within one of the UK’s most unspoilt areas of natural beauty.  

Located just 15 miles west of Newcastle in the charming village of Matfen, swing through the trees and fly down the zip wires while lapping up some of the finest scenery in Northumberland.

Activities:

  • Tree Top Adventure

 

Longest Zip: 160m

Highest platform: 11m

Longest Crossing: 16m

Total Length:755m

Address: Go Ape Matfen, Matfen Hall Hotel, Northumberland, NE20 0RH

  

TREE TOP ADVENTURE CHECKLIST

  • WEAR SENSIBLE CLOTHES FOR ADVENTURE
  • FOOTWEAR MUST BE STURDY AND SUITABLE FOR THE OUTDOORS. NO SANDALS, SLIP OFF SHOES, OPEN TOES OR HEELS.
  • GLOVES ARE A GOOD IDEA. BRING A PAIR OR BUY THEM AT THE CABIN ON THE DAY. 
  • PARKING IS FREE, DON’T WORRY ABOUT BRINGING CHANGE

 

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Whinlatter

Whinlatter, England’s only true Mountain Forest, is home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife and adventure play.  Rising 1000ft above sea level, the forest and visitor centre provides a whole range of outdoor activities for everyone.

Whinlatter boasts some incredible focal points including Bassenthwaite Lake, Skiddaw and Derwent Water to name but a few!

It’s the epic adventure with a down-to-earth twist.  Cruise and explore the forest floor on one of our all-terrain, self balancing electric Segways.

 

Activities:

  • Tree Top Adventure
  • Forest Segway

 

Longest Zip: 89m

Highest platform: 14m

Longest Crossing: 24m

Total Length:601m

Address: Go Ape Whinlatter, Whinlatter Forest Park, Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW

 

TREE TOP ADVENTURE CHECKLIST

  • WEAR SENSIBLE CLOTHES FOR ADVENTURE
  • FOOTWEAR MUST BE STURDY AND SUITABLE FOR THE OUTDOORS. NO SANDALS, SLIP OFF SHOES, OPEN TOES OR HEELS.
  • GLOVES ARE A GOOD IDEA. BRING A PAIR OR BUY THEM AT THE CABIN ON THE DAY. 
  • FORESTRY COMMISSION PARKING IS UP TO £8 FOR THE DAY, AND AROUND £5 FOR TREE TOP ADVENTURE ONLY. £10 FOR A MINIBUS FOR THE DAY

 

FOREST SEGWAY CHECKLIST

  • SENSIBLE CLOTHES FOR ADVENTURE 
  • FOOTWEAR MUST BE STURDY AND SUITABLE FOR THE OUTDOORS. NO SANDALS, SLIP OFF SHOES, OPEN TOES OR HEELS 
  • GLOVES ARE A GOOD IDEA. BRING A PAIR OR BUY THEM AT THE CABIN ON THE DAY 
  • FORESTRY COMMISSION PARKING IS AROUND £3 FOR SEGWAY ONLY VIST. £10 FOR A MINIBUS FOR THE DAY

 

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Dalby

Situated on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park lies our white rose adventure.  Hilltop-to-hilltop zip wires and a plunging valley below are just two features that make Go Ape Dalby so special.

It’s the epic adventure with a down-to-earth twist.  Cruise and explore the forest floor on one of our all-terrain, self balancing electric Segways.  The viewpoint at Dalby is the perfect spot to gaze across the North York Moors

 

Activities:

  • Tree Top Adventure
  • Forest Segway

Longest Zip: 90.5m

Highest platform: 8.7m

Longest Crossing: 11.8m

Total Length:323m

Address: Go Ape Dalby, Low Dalby, Thornton-le-Dale, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

 

TREE TOP ADVENTURE CHECKLIST

  • WEAR SENSIBLE CLOTHES FOR ADVENTURE
  • FOOTWEAR MUST BE STURDY AND SUITABLE FOR THE OUTDOORS. NO SANDALS, SLIP OFF SHOES, OPEN TOES OR HEELS.
  • GLOVES ARE A GOOD IDEA. BRING A PAIR OR BUY THEM AT THE CABIN ON THE DAY. 
  • FORESTRY COMMISSION PARKING IS UP TO £8 FOR THE DAY, AND AROUND £5 FOR TREE TOP ADVENTURE ONLY. £10 FOR A MINIBUS FOR THE DAY

FOREST SEGWAY CHECKLIST

  • SENSIBLE CLOTHES FOR ADVENTURE 
  • FOOTWEAR MUST BE STURDY AND SUITABLE FOR THE OUTDOORS. NO SANDALS, SLIP OFF SHOES, OPEN TOES OR HEELS 
  • GLOVES ARE A GOOD IDEA. BRING A PAIR OR BUY THEM AT THE CABIN ON THE DAY 
  • FORESTRY COMMISSION PARKING IS AROUND £3 FOR SEGWAY ONLY VIST. £10 FOR A MINIBUS FOR THE DAY
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Grizedale

Located to the east of Coniston Water and to the south of Hawkshead lies Grizedale Forest. Set in the heart of the Lake District National Park, Grizedale offers an unrivalled day out for everyone.

Our jewel in the crown features Zip Trekking Adventure – a network of seven tandem zip lines that traverse the sky-scraping Douglas Firs of our Cumbrian hideaway.

Please allow plenty of time to get to Go Ape Grizedale. Roads get very busy in the Lakes so we’d advise you to allow some extra time!

 

Activities:

  • Tree Top Adventure
  • Forest Segway
  • Zip Trekking Adventure

Longest Zip: 275 m

Highest platform: 19m

Longest Crossing: 22.5m

Total Length:908m

Address: Go Ape Grizedale, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ

 

TREE TOP ADVENTURE CHECKLIST

  • WEAR SENSIBLE CLOTHES FOR ADVENTURE
  • FOOTWEAR MUST BE STURDY AND SUITABLE FOR THE OUTDOORS. NO SANDALS, SLIP OFF SHOES, OPEN TOES OR HEELS.
  • GLOVES ARE A GOOD IDEA. BRING A PAIR OR BUY THEM AT THE CABIN ON THE DAY. 
  • FORESTRY COMMISSION PARKING IS UP TO £8 FOR THE DAY, AND AROUND £5 FOR TREE TOP ADVENTURE ONLY. £10 FOR A MINIBUS FOR THE DAY

FOREST SEGWAY CHECKLIST

  • SENSIBLE CLOTHES FOR ADVENTURE 
  • FOOTWEAR MUST BE STURDY AND SUITABLE FOR THE OUTDOORS. NO SANDALS, SLIP OFF SHOES, OPEN TOES OR HEELS 
  • GLOVES ARE A GOOD IDEA. BRING A PAIR OR BUY THEM AT THE CABIN ON THE DAY 
  • FORESTRY COMMISSION PARKING IS AROUND £3 FOR SEGWAY ONLY VIST. £10 FOR A MINIBUS FOR THE DAY

 

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Peebles, Glenress Forest

Just one hour away from Edinburgh, Glentress, located near Peebles, offers superb walking, mountain biking, tree-top fun and magnificent views of the beautiful Tweed Valley.

Built on the hillside within beautiful Glentress Forest, Go Ape Peebles makes good use of the valley for some jaw-dropping exposure, and features our highest zip wire over the reservoirs.

Activities:

  • Tree Top Adventure

 

Longest Zip: 325 m

Highest platform: 48m

Longest Crossing: 13.5m

Total Length:933m

Address: Go Ape Grizedale, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ

 

TREE TOP ADVENTURE CHECKLIST

  • WEAR SENSIBLE CLOTHES FOR ADVENTURE
  • FOOTWEAR MUST BE STURDY AND SUITABLE FOR THE OUTDOORS. NO SANDALS, SLIP OFF SHOES, OPEN TOES OR HEELS.
  • GLOVES ARE A GOOD IDEA. BRING A PAIR OR BUY THEM AT THE CABIN ON THE DAY. 
  • FORESTRY COMMISSION PARKING IS UP TO £5 FOR CARS AND £20 FOR COACHES. BRING SOME CHANGE

 

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Perfect for birthdays, Stag Parties, Hen Weekends or just a day out of adventure, you’re guaranteed an action packed day of fun!

So get in touch with your inner Tarzan and get yourself along to Go Ape!

Live life more adventurously with the UK’s no.1 Forest Adventure.

 

 

RESTRICTIONS:

MAXIMUM WEIGHT: 20.5 STONE (130KG)

MINIMUM AGE: 10 YEARS

MINIMUM HEIGHT: 1.4M (4FT 7″)

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