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Margam Country Park

(Wales)

Near Swansea

Highly Commended Attraction at Swansea Bay Tourism Awards 2012.

Boasting Some of the Finest Scenery in Wales, Go Ape is great if you’re looking for things to do in South Wales. Our very first Welsh tree top adventure, located in the beautiful Margam Country Park, and home to the largest deer herd in WalesUnforgettable days out in South Wales, close to Swansea and Cardiff. Enjoy some splendid landscapes as you swing through our trees and fly down our zip wires.

Go Ape Tree Top Adventure involves fun and adventure across five sites. Each site features our award winning high ropes, awesome crossings, tunnels, bridges and an epic wind-in-your-face zip wire to finish. Margam Country Park is a stunning neck of the woods, and only a stones throw from Swansea and Cardiff.

Go Ape’s Mobile Playground Adventure will be at Margam Park from the 5th April 2014 – 28th April 2014.
The Go Ape Mobile Playground is designed for mini Tarzans (4 – 10 years)Height: minimum height 1m. It’s designed to be a taster of the Tree Top Adventure. Price: £3.50
Opening hours: minimum 10:30 – 15:30 (excluding Tuesdays and Wednesdays term time when site is closed). Open every day over Easter Holidays. There is no booking for the mobile adventure course, but please contact Go Ape if bringing large groups of children.

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Get out and about with us this season

For full details on dates and times simply 'check availability' and you'll see when Margam Country Park is open.

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 next year).

Open February Half Term (17th February - 21st February)

Weekends in March.

Open Daily Easter, Half Term and Summer Holidays.

Term Time (closed Tues/Weds).

Open Daily October Half Term (27th October - 31st October).

Open November Weekends.

Course stats

Here are our Tree Top Adventure stats for Go Ape Margam Country Park.

  • Number of sections 5
  • Longest Zip Wire 167 metres
  • Longest Crossing 18.5 metres
  • Total Length 744 metres
  • Number of Crossings 39
  • Highest Point 13 metres

Margam

Our Tribe at Go Ape! Margam

The Address

Go Ape Margam
Margam Country Park
Port Talbot
South Wales
SA13 2TJ

You can select longitude/Latitude for accurate Sat-Nav directions: Type in our co-ordinates: 51.55792960,  -3.73278740

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By car

Margam Go Ape is located a short drive from the M4; exit at Junction 38 and follow the brown tourist signs to Margam Country Park.

Go Ape is a 15 minute walk (up a hill!) from the car park so be prepared and allow plenty of time.

Due to the rural nature of our locations, postcodes are not always accurate when using satellite navigation. Please always check the route it has given you before setting off, and cross reference with a map.

Please note that the following parking charges apply: £3.50 - £4

By train

Frequent Great Western trains link London Paddington, Reading, Swindon and Bristol Parkway (connections from north east England and Midlands) with Port Talbot.

By bus

Bus X1 runs from outside Port Talbot train station; taxis also available at station. Buses detailed stop at the main road entrance to Margam Country Park; from here it is a 5 minute walk to the car park.

Local Area

Some nearby places which may be of interest:

But there's plenty to do to fill your day. You can hire a bike and explore, walk throughout the park and enjoy a picnic.

Take a look and find out all that Margam Country Park has to offer. There's plenty of things to do: a castle to explore, a deer park, beautiful gardens plus much much more ...

Please note that the following parking charges apply at Margam Country Park: £3.50 - £4

Staying Over

Need a place to crash?

Our friends below (excuse the pun) come highly recommended from the tree-tops...

Wales Holidays. Cottages throughout Wales.

Campsites and holiday parks near Port Talbot

The Dragon Hotel

Copthorne Hotel Cardiff - The Copthorne Hotel Cardiff-Caerdydd is recognised as one of the most welcoming Cardiff hotels the city offers.

Kimley Moor Farm

Feedback from Margam Country Park

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.

Rated 5 Bananas Thomas - Tree Top Adventure, on 8 April 2014
Overall a great experience and something I would recommend to all. There is a great range of difficulty levels however saftey is paramount so the only thing you will need to overcome is your own fears. Great staff on hand with friendly smile try it out.
Rated 5 Bananas BETHANY - Tree Top Adventure, on 31 March 2014
Safety brief was good and the continued guidance around the course was great- especially for someone who was nervous like myself.
Rated 5 Bananas Liv - , on 31 March 2014
Great mother and daughter fun on Mothers day - great setting, good briefing and felt supported and looked after throughout! We were very impressed with the instructor who learned all the names within the group prior to setting off and made it a truly personable experience!
Rated 5 Bananas alaw - Tree Top Adventure, on 12 March 2014
really good scary fun , would defiantly recommend to a friend !!
Rated 5 Bananas Nadelle - Tree Top Adventure, on 11 March 2014
Really enjoyed, was a great team building experience, it was amazing, wouldn't change anything and staff were lovely and very professional
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