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Margam Country Park


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 ( 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


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 Kelly - Tree Top Adventure, on 5 October 2015
I had done Go Ape once before at Tilgate Park Crawley but my boyfriend hadn't and was quite nervous. We visit Wales twice a year and i wanted to do something different and found there was a Go Ape close by - which was awesome!We were made to feel very welcome and comfortable and got on well with our female instructor. We had a great time and got around it very quickly as we were the only ones going round at the end of the day - 40 minutes it took. Because of that we were allowed to go round again, which i thought was very kind of them.So of course had to tackle the Tarzan jumps again, which was my boyfriends biggest fear - but he nailed them in the end. I even managed to do several sections fast and no handed.A great sense of achievement all round!Thanks Go Ape - will definitely find another course when on my travels.
Rated 5 Bananas Lucy - Tree Top Adventure, on 4 October 2015
So much fun, great welcome and easy to follow health and safety induction. Everything was great.Unrelated to the experience but maybe could have had a small fridge with some cold drinks in the cabin for customers. Just a suggestion!10/10 for fun value though, definitely recommend.
Rated 5 Bananas Rosie - Tree Top Adventure, on 4 October 2015
Fantastic family adventure. Excellent system in place of staff instruction and support and then visual guidance on way around. Great experience to share with the kids, now on to the next challenge!
Rated 4 Bananas Marcus - Tree Top Adventure, on 29 September 2015
Great staff, well mannered and always helpful. The fee for the course was over priced but kept the kids quiet for an hour.
Rated 5 Bananas Becky - Tree Top Adventure, on 27 September 2015
Really glad we as a small group were put first in front of a hen do big group. Thoughtful welcome staff who also made a fuss of my daughter who was the only child.
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