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Margam Country Park

(Wales)

Near Swansea

Commended Attraction at Swansea Bay Awards 2014.

Boasting some of the finest scenery in Wales, Go Ape is a great option 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 Wales. It’s a day out like no other in South Wales, close to both Swansea and Cardiff. You’ll enjoy some splendid landscapes as you swing through the 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, crossings, tunnels, bridges and epic wind-in-your-face zip wires to finish.

Margam Country Park is simply stunning.

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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 (12th February - 22nd February)

Weekends in March.

Open Daily Easter, Half Term and Summer Holidays.

Term Time (closed Tues/Weds).

Open Daily October Half Term

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 - £4.50

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 ...

Kaya Festival is taking place in Margam Park on 7th - 9th August 2015.

Please note that the following parking charges apply at Margam Country Park: £3.50 - £4.50

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.

Trecco Bay Holiday Park - an award winning family fun park just minutes away.

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 Michael - Tree Top Adventure, on 30 August 2015
The most exhilarating part of this experience was knowing that it was just you and the trees. You have the training and off you go with no restrictions or time limits.The help was always at hand if you needed it otherwise it truly is a personal adventure (in my case with my partner).The sections became noticeably more difficult and higher and the feeling of being at such a high was almost surreal, but also proves to yourself you still have the knack for doing that sort of stuff and overcoming such fears.Although the zip lines scared me, not as much as the Tarzan swing (that did scare me!).Put it this way, me and my partner are already thinking about booking again soon! :)
Rated 5 Bananas Donna - Tree Top Adventure, on 28 August 2015
Rated 5 Bananas Julian - Tree Top Adventure, on 27 August 2015
Tree Tops Adventure, Margam -- Awesome staff and an amazing experience, although also terrifying! Will definately go again and would highly recommend :)
Rated 5 Bananas Joanna - Tree Top Adventure, on 27 August 2015
A fantastic day, a lot of fun, I look forward to going ape again.
Rated 5 Bananas Gary - Tree Top Adventure, on 27 August 2015
Our instructor Ben, was great from the onset, and made myself and my party feel very comfortable, it seemed that nothing was a problem and he sorted everything, he even had to put up with two excited 18 year old girls, which at times wasn't easy. We all agreed it was a great experience from booking all the way through to completion, many thanks
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