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Go Ape!

About Go Ape!

Go Ape! is the ideal place for your little (and not so little) monkeys to go wild in the tree tops. With 61 locations across the UK, you are never too far from taking the children into the forest for a high-wire Tree Top Adventure, a Tree Top Junior experience, a Forest Segway Experience or if you are in Cumbria, the amazing multi-zip wire Zip Trekking Adventure.

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The Go Ape! adventure began at High Lodge Thetford in Suffolk back in 2002 and this 50,000 acres of lowland forest, remains Go Ape’s jewel in the crown offering Tree Top Adventures, Tree Top Junior and Forest Segway through the pines,the heathland and broadleaf trees.

Top tips for visiting Go ape include bringing gloves, wearing sensible clothing you can climb in, putting on sturdy footwear suitable for the outdoors, so no sandals, slip on shoes, open toes or heels.

Please note that parking costs vary by location.

All the adventures come with safety briefings and supervision. Check the Go Ape frequently asked questions before you book to make sure your kids are eligible for the various Go Ape! adventures.

Check to the right for brief descriptions of the four Go Ape! experiences and then find your nearest Go Ape! in the carousel below or head straight to the Go Ape! official website.

Treetop Challenge

This is the one. This is the biggy. Treetop Challenge is where to head if you want to test yourself physically and mentally on our most adventurous treetop trek. A mecca for thrill seekers who love canopy high tree-to-trees crossings, free-fall Tarzan Swings and riding super-fast, very long zips. This is grown-up fun in the great outdoors, find your nearest high ropes adventure!

Treetop Adventure

Think intricate crossings, wobbly bridges and brilliant zip wires finales – Go Ape Treetop Adventure is family-fuelled fun in the great outdoors. Designed with the younger family in mind you can either harness up and join in or cheer on from the forest floor. With plenty of high rope adventures to choose from across the UK you can be sure to find a treetop trek on your doorstep.

Nets adventure Adventure

The ultimate adventure playground with sprinkles of some Go Ape magic. Treetop bouncy nets linked by walkways 30 feet above the forest floor. There are inflatable balls to up the bounce factor and super slides to bring you back down to earth in style. Welcome to Nets Adventure!

Forest Segway

This is a way to explore the beauty of the forest on a self-balancing electric Segway that kids adore! You can spend a wonderful hour taking this latest in green technology around the forests.

Zip Trekking

This is an amazing seven tandem zip wire experience covering three kilometres that takes you through the trees at Grizedale Forest in Cumbria. This is for 13 year olds and above and includes a 20 minute hike through the most beautiful forest,  a ride off-road to the training zip wire, time in the training zone and a chance to practice landing like a pro before going wild above the forest floor on the zip wires. You get a certificate to prove you’ve done it at the end!

Coronavirus Notice

Stay safe. Coronavirus advice is being updated regularly. Some attractions are starting to reopen with social distancing measures in place. Enjoy browsing the site for trips and please check directly with the venue before visiting.  Let’s Go with the Children is here to help and support families with ideas and information on what attractions are re-opening.