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Wyre Forest

(Worcestershire)

Near Kidderminster

Set within one of Britain’s Largest Remaining Ancient Forests. NEW Tree Top Junior.

Half the species of UK butterflies and moths can be found in our forest in Worcestershire.

Our Tree Top Adventure at Wyre Forest, near Kidderminster is home to some of the most ecologically significant woodlands in England. Go Ape offers two to three hours of fun and adventure. It’s a great way to get outdoors and try some a little bit unique. We take one lush, green forest and a healthy dollop of breathtaking scenery. Then we add a smattering of tree top high wire, tricky crossings and unforgettable zip wires.

If you’re looking for days out in Worcestershire, why not get in the Go Ape spirit in one of Britain’s largest remaining ancient woodlands? Wyre Forest is cared for by the Forestry Commission so there’s plenty of other activities for you and your tribe if you’re trying to find things to do near Worcester.

You can take in the sights and smells of the statuesque oak and fir trees that line the course for great days out, or even make a adventurous weekend of it and explore the 6000-acre forest.

“Oo oo ah ah” …  Don’t forget to enjoy a cuppa in our very own Forest Cafe.

Watch video. See what our customers are saying.

Get out and about with us this season

For full details on dates and times simply 'check availability' and you'll see when Wyre Forest 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 Wyre Forest.

  • Number of sections 5
  • Longest Zip Wire 160 metres
  • Longest Crossing 17 metres
  • Total Length 567 metres
  • Number of Crossings 40
  • Highest Point 14 metres

The Team at Wyre

The Address

Go Ape Wyre Forest
Callow Hill
Bewdley
Worcestershire
DY14 9XQ

You can select longitude/Latitude for accurate Sat-Nav directions: Type in our co-ordinates: N 52.36257630, W -2.36858370.

Get directions

By car

Three miles west of Bewdley on the A456. Follow brown Forestry Commission signs from Kidderminster. Look out for the Forestry Commision "Wyre Forest Visitors Centre" and you're sure to find Wyre Forest.

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

Please note that the following parking charges apply: £3 all day.

By train

The nearest train station is Kidderminster. For more information visit National Rail.

By bus

Bus routes 192/292 operate between Birmingham and Ludlow.

Local Area

Some nearby places which may be of interest:

Sample the food in our Forest Cafe. It is sure to be a delight.

Please note that the following parking charges apply at Wyre Forest: £3 all day.

Why not contact our Events Team to get your whole tribe in the trees. It can include outdoor catering, mountain bike hire and much much more. Just give us a call on 0845 643 9314.

Wyre Forest is cared for by the Forestry Commission. You can find out all that Wyre Forest has to offer in the Visitors Centre.
From trails to sustainable timber, and concerts to conservation projects, the Forestry Commission looks after forests and woodlands, for everyone to enjoy. Visit www.forestry.gov.uk to find out more.

Feedback from Wyre Forest

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 steve - Tree Top Junior, on 25 November 2014
Booked for sons Xmas present. Everything gr8 except they got stuck behind a guy with 2 little ones for 40 mins before a team member intervened & helped get them to the end. They were cold, bored & everyone booked at that time were all on one section behind them. They were allowed to go round after their time ended but I think someone should have helped sooner or that one adult per child on the harder section. Some of the kids then began messing about because they were bored & 1 hurt himself.
Rated 5 Bananas Claire - Tree Top Junior, on 24 November 2014
Great experience. Staff were very friendly and extremely accommodating. Can't wait to go back.
Rated 5 Bananas Ellie - Tree Top Adventure, on 24 November 2014
Amazing! Really great fun even in the cold weather
Rated 5 Bananas Rob - Tree Top Adventure, on 24 November 2014
Very good staff (dean at wyre forest). Great experience for someone with autism. Harry will be talking about it for months
Rated 5 Bananas Amanda - Tree Top Junior, on 17 November 2014
Done the tree top junior adventure with my 5yr old son. He really enjoyed the experience but the zip wire was the best bit for him. He's already asking when we are going again. Fab course for the kids, myself included. Staff were excellent and very friendly and gave my son lots of encouragement and praise when he got a bit scared half way round the first course.
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