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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 Rachel - Tree Top Adventure, on 14 April 2015
Staff were very welcoming and friendly
Rated 5 Bananas danielle - Tree Top Adventure, on 13 April 2015
the course was cool, the employees were too. i jammed my thumb in the thing a few times but probably my own fault and no damage to complain about really.
Rated 5 Bananas Warren - Tree Top Adventure, on 8 April 2015
We wanted a challange as a family. We were amazed at this experience. Our Go Ape member Nigel was very supportive and put all doubts to ease. We would have liked a photo of our experience and were suprised this option was not available , before we set off and during the course, or maybe go pro hire.As a famliy we were all tucked up in bed by 21.00. THANKS FOR AN AMAZING DAY TO REMEMBER ( AND THE ACHES TODAY );)
Rated 5 Bananas Charlene - Tree Top Adventure, on 7 April 2015
Brilliant time. All staff very friendly and explained everything clearly. Would def recommend.
Rated 5 Bananas natasha - Tree Top Adventure, on 7 April 2015
Great family fun . Everyone helping each other if they was a bit nurves but all having a laugh . So nice to work as a family doing something completely different. The weather was lovely. The staff was great . Our 11 year old was a bit nurves but the instructor on the ground was great she cheered him on . The whole thing was great . Took us around 3 hours start to finish.
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