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Go Ape!

| Grizedale Forest Park, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0QJ, England
+44 845 519 1798
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Kids loved it... I was glad I finished it!

Our family of 4 found the treetop adventure great value for money and it provided a proper thrill... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ScotlandAliH
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Westhill, United Kingdom
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Great....apart from the wait.

Tree top adventure course was Great, helpful and enthusiastic instructors to guide you through... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lianne F
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Our adventure near Hawkshead (the jewel in our crown) has always proved a popular day out. Built on a side of a hill, it feels seriously high. And that's because it is. Enjoy our epic Tree Top Adventure in the Lakes. Swinging through the canopy, wiping out at the bottom of zip wires and going on an adventure brings people together like nothing else we've ever seen. It really does. You'll fly 200 metres across the top of the Grizedale Beck and marvel at the forest canopy 18 metres up a magnificent Douglas Fir. You and your tribe can expect the ultimate adventure at Grizedale. You can get off the beaten track and enjoy our NEW forest adventure with Go Ape Forest Segway - an epic experience with a down to earth twist. And Grizedale Forest is also home to our Tree Top Junior Adventure for Tiny Tarzans. Release your little monkeys onto a Go Ape course designed for them. No one loves adventure more than kids! Zip Trekking Adventure is a brand NEW experience. The course is a network of seven tandem zip lines that traverse the sky-scraping Douglas Firs at Grizedale Forest, providing customers with an exhilarating experience of flying way above the forest floor, and seeing the area in a completely new way. Please arrive 15 minutes before Zip Trekking Adventure.
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| Grizedale Forest Park, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0QJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family of 4 found the treetop adventure great value for money and it provided a proper thrill. At points I was terrified but I did love the long zip wires above the trees. There was an option to miss out the large Tarzan swing...More

Thank ScotlandAliH
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tree top adventure course was Great, helpful and enthusiastic instructors to guide you through. Lots of zip wires and balancing to do along the way. The only bad point I will make is the waiting times in between each segment 1-6. When our group went...More

Thank Lianne F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just visited Go Ape in Grizedale - our group had such an amazing time! I was very excited to take part in this, although a little nervous at the same time! The staff were all extremely friendly and helpful and took their roles seriously -...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here during a recent stay in the Lake District. This was our first time at Go Ape and it did not disappoint. There were four of us (2 adults, 2 grown up children!). The wife was petrified and had tears in her eyes before...More

Thank Peter E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here for a Go ape zip trekking adventure. The adventure is amazing and worth trying with amazing scenary while descending on the zip wires. The disadvantage was the large group number where you need to wait for everyone to descend at each zip...More

Thank Ala'a A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the experience. Briefing by staff on my experience was good. You could tell there were a lot of new staff though at the reception, a little bit inexperienced and lacking some customer focus. I wanted to book for a large group and had some...More

Thank Mr G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an awesome day out doing zip wires. The guides (Pete and Lewis) were really informative and put us at ease. There was no rush to get us round the course so we felt this gave really good value for money. including the training...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Number 15 out of 32 on our tour of the UK GoApes and this didn't disappoint. Great staff and amazing tree top adventure (Tarzan swing best one we've done yet). Zip trekking just incredible - highly recommend!

Thank MC-HH-1981
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

My wife and I went on the Zip trekking adventure - it is 8 different zip lines over about two hours. Three Others made a group of 5 who got taken by bus to the top of a hill. First was a short "training zip"...More

Thank James D
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

For anyone wanting an exhilarating adrenaline rush I highly recommend the zip trekking experience at Grizedale forest visitor centre. Just over 2 hours of 3km zip wires to whizz down It's great fun and the team are a very friendly bunch of guys. You need...More

Thank Jo F
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Colettemark
22 April 2018|
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Response from GoApeTribe | Property representative |
Thanks for the question above Colette and for thinking of us. It all depends on which of our activities you're wishing to experience. The minimum age for Tree Top Adventure and Forest Segway is 10 years (please note height... More
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Helen W
25 October 2017|
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Response from GoApeTribe | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch Helen. There are miles of paths to explore at Grizedale. Your four-legged friend will have a blast. There's also a super cafe on site for you to grab a brew after your stomp. Check out the... More
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Anthony N
15 May 2017|
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Response from GoApeTribe | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch and for thinking of us. Grizedale Cafe is situated in the courtyard and provides hot and cold food and drinks throughout the year. The facility is managed by our chums Churchill Catering Ltd. Well... More
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