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Go Ape Bedgebury Park, Kent

The tarzan swing here is epic, the best I’ve experienced I think. An added bonus was that there was a great playground by the office so bystanders could have something to do with the kids whilst others are taking part in the course. Bedgebury is also well known for its marked biking routes, and it’s near the pretty village of Goudhurst and the National Trust properties of Sissinghurst Caslte and Scotney Castle.

Go Ape Leeds Castle, Kent

Set in the lovely ground of one of England’s most scenic castles, this course follows the same formula as the rest but is notable for its several hundred meter long twin zip wire crossing of a wide valley. I loved it. My family came with me on the day and even though one of them is pretty scared of heights and not that great on obstacles, we all coped really well and had a great day out. The place is very accessible too, just 5 minutes off the M20 and…

Go Ape Whinlatter Forest, Cumbria

This centre is about 10 minutes outside of the town of Keswick. We arrived and had a 15 minute safety instruction which mainly consisted of explaining how the 3 safety lines that we had attached to us should be attached to the course as we made our way round. The course is actually made up of 5 sets of obstacles, all high up in the treetops. I have no head for heights and struggled a bit at first, but then I gained confidence in my equipment. Understanding that even if…

Go Ape Grizedale, Cumbria

Go Ape have centres all over the UK, this one at Grizedale Forest is their flagship and only a 15 minute ferry/car ride from the Windermere Marina Village. We arrived and had a short safety instruction which mainly consisted of explaining how the 3 safety lines that we had attached to us should be attached to the course as we made our way round. The course is actually made up of 5 sets of obstacles, all high up in the treetops, some as high as 18 metres off the ground!…