A Hidden Gem in the Heart of Snowdonia. Closed until Further Notice.
Due to recent storm damage the site is closed until further notice and therefore will not be taking any bookings. If you’re wanting to Go Ape, then Go Ape Delamere Forest is your nearest adventure.
Our Tree Top Adventure - You’ll enjoy breathtaking scenery, tree top crossings & wind-in-your-face zip wires that will leave you and your tribe with monkey sized grins. Go Ape offers two to three hours of fun and adventure. It’s a great way to get outdoors and try something a little bit unique.
Get out and about this season
For full availability simply click on our 'Check Availability & Book Now' function for the exact times and dates Coed-Y-Brenin will be open.
Times will vary on daylight hours. Some of our adventures even open at 08:00 in the summer for those early gorillas!
Below is a snapshot of when our forest doors open.
We're open from February to November, but we close our forest doors during December and January (...it gets a little chilly and we like to maintain our adventures so they're all ready to go).
Open from 14th April for Easter.
Open Weekends in term-time.
Open Daily Half Term and Summer Holidays.
Open Daily October Half Term (27th October - 31st October).
Open November Weekends.
Here are our Tree Top Adventure stats for Go Ape Coed-y-Brenin.
- Number of sections 5
- Longest Zip Wire 140 metres
- Longest Crossing 20 metres
- Total Length 679 metres
- Number of Crossings 31
- Highest Point 13 metres
The Team at Coed-y-Brenin
Coed-y-Brenin Forest Park
You can select longitude/Latitude for accurate Sat-Nav directions: Type in our co-ordinates: N 52.82185269272383, W -3.8927650451660156.Get directions
Dolgellau, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Porthmadog, Machynlleth & Bala are the nearest towns.
Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre is situated on the east side of the A470, just north of Ganllwyd and south of Trawsfynnydd, the nearest villages, 8 miles north of Dolgellau and 15.5 miles south of Blaenau Ffestiniog. Watch out for the brown signs.
Brown tourist signs will direct you to the Park.
Due to the rural nature of our locations, postcodes are not always accurate when using sat-nav directions. Please always cross reference with a map.
Please note that the following parking charges apply: £4 all day
The nearest train stations are Barmouth on the Cambrian Coast line and Blaenau Ffestiniog on the Blaenau Ffestiniog-Llandudno line. There are also train stations in Bangor and Aberystwyth.
The Number 35 bus from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Dolgellau comes into the visitor centre car park between 10am and 6pm.
The Arriva number 32 from Bangor to Aberystwyth passes the entrance road to the site. This service calls through Porthmadog and Machynlleth.
Some nearby places which may be of interest:
Coed y Brenin Forest Park
Set within Snowdonia National Park, Coed y Brenin Forest Park has everything from challenging orienteering routes and geocaching to world-class mountain biking trails and a mountain bike skills area, plus waymarked walks and picnic sites.
The visitor centre includes an information point to help you plan your day, gift shop and café serving home-cooked food.
The 'Beics Brenin bike shop and hire centre stocks a range of bikes and accessories.
Admission to Coed y Brenin is free. Car Parking charges are £4.00 for all day, £2.00 for 3 hours and £1.00 for 1 hour.
Coed-y-Brenin is managed by Natural Resources Wales which ensures that the natural resources of Wales are sustainably maintained, enhanced and used, now and in the future. Visit www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk to find out more.
Feedback from Coed-y-Brenin
Take a look at what some of our tribe have said about their time in the forest. It's always good to hear it straight from the Gorilla's mouth (...and we're proud to say it’s totally unedited!) And why not have a peek at what people are saying about us on Trip Advisor.