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Go Ape at Grizedale Forest Cumbria

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Address: Grizedale Forest Park, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0QJ, England
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+44 845 519 1798
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Our adventure near Hawkshead (the jewel in our crown) has always proved a...

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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So it's safe to say that I have the will to do outdoor activities, but very little skill! But the team at Go Ape Grizdale made my 'attempt' at Segway fun! They give you a through... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So it's safe to say that I have the will to do outdoor activities, but very little skill! But the team at Go Ape Grizdale made my 'attempt' at Segway fun! They give you a through safety briefing with Clear instructions, but in a friendly personable way. I'm a nervous type. But they made me feel at ease and tried... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my husband came here on a very rainy day! That didn't spoil an awesome couple of hours though. The staff are brilliant and make you feel very safe. I am a girl who not good at highs but I am so glad I did it. It was a great adventure with fab zip lines.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I paid for me and my husband to go for his birthday...the tree top adventure was terrifyingly amazing...we have never hugged a tree so tightly or been so happy to crash land from the zip line....covered from head to toe in mud but would do again...the staff are really friendly and super reassuring when your at the top of a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the absolute best time here on the zip lines! My boyfriend booked it as a late birthday surprise and we would definitely go again. Ours was a group of 14 people with two instructors supervising although two other guys kept popping up between the lines to check everything was going well. There were 8 zip lines including the... More 

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Thank Hayley A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go Ape Grizedale is a beautiful location with stunning view and great facilities including footpaths, cycle routes, cycle hire, cafe, treetop adventure and zip trekking. It has two car parks where you can pay after your stay. We were first greeted by our instructors, Dave and Andy, and we were made comfortable straight away. They were very friendly and talkative... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff make this!! Even in the cold, dull, rain driven day, we had a great laugh. From the greeting staff to the safety briefing staff and the staff in the trees....they all made our experience so much fun. The weather was awful but the staff always had a smile and sang songs whenever someone went down the zip wire.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Thanks to the guys at Go Ape Grizedale Forrest for a fab day on Sunday. We treated my nephew to the Zip wire experience and we all loved it. The staff were helpful, friendly and did everything possible to make sure we got the most out of the experience ( as well as keeping us safe!) Looking forward to another... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great day out at Go Ape in Grizedale forest doing the Zip-trekking adventure. All the staff in the Go Ape cabin were welcoming and helpful, giving us plenty of time to read all the info about the day. We were then met by the 2 instructors who were leading us - both were fantastic. Really liked that Sam... More 

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North West UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

awesome experience made even better by the staff (Paddy & Jordan, hope I got the names right!). the staff are fab and a credit to the company. we will be back very soon x hints to others, wrap up warm as it's cold on top of the forest.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic fun for all the family, very helpful and knowledgable staff, and in amazing surroundings, plenty facilities on the site, kids loved it! Will be going again

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