Treetop Challenge


Zip Trekking Adventure


Treetop Adventure


Treetop Adventure Plus


Forest Segway

Go Ape, Grizedale, Ambleside LA22 0QJ
The recommended route is from the south via the A590 and Newby Bridge
01603 895500 (Available from 8 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday and 9 am to 5 pm at weekends)

What Facilities Are There?

There are facilities available for all the family, including the Treetop Challenge, Zip Trekking Adventure, Treetop Adventure, Treetop Adventure Plus and Forest Segway activities.

Alongside all of the incredible zip wires and high ropes of our adventure course, you will find facilities for corporate events, school trips, dogs, parking, bike and cycle trails, food and drink and walking routes for a truly unforgettable day in Grizedale Forest.

How High is Go Ape! Grizedale?

The highest platform on the Treetop Challenge is 19m, while the most elevated platform on the Tree Top Adventure is 12m. Zip Line also reaches a whopping 36.5m, and on the Zip Trekking Adventure, you will enjoy a spine-tingling 3km aerial adventure.

Is Go Ape! Good Exericise?

Yes, Go Ape! is good exercise as it works a whole host of muscle groups (including the upper trapezius and pectorals) and helps you burn calories while also having fun in the great outdoors while you do it!

How Long Does Go Ape! Last?

How long it takes depends on your activity at Go Ape! Grizedale. There’s no real set time for each activity, but it usually takes individuals 2-3 hours. You can find specific information regarding the time it takes to complete Go Ape! Grizedale courses on their website.

What Do I Need To Take With Me?

The main things you need to bring with you are ​sensible clothes for adventure and sturdy footwear suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip off shoes, open toes or heels. Gloves are also a good idea to bring, or you can buy them at the cabin on the day.

Is There Parking?

Parking charges are as follows:

Hall Car Park is now “Park with Ease (pay on exit)”:

  • Up to 20 mins – Free
  • 1st Hour – £2.20
  • Additional time – 50p per 20 mins
  • All Day – £8.00.

Full parking details can be found on the Forestry England website.

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