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Wyre Forest


Near Kidderminster

Tree Top Adventure and Tree Top Junior set within one of Britain’s Largest Remaining Ancient Forests.

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 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.

And Wyre Forest is also home to our Tree Top Junior Adventure for Junior Tarzans. Release your little monkeys onto a Go Ape course designed for them. No one loves adventure more than kids!

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.

Don’t forget to enjoy a cuppa in our very own Forest Cafe.

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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 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 ( 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
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 Commission "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 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 Chris - Tree Top Junior, on 2 March 2015
Matt and his team provided a welcoming reception to both groups of 8. Safety procedures and rules of play were swiftly established with a seemless transition into participation and fun. The various skills and confidence levels of the girls were appreciated, with greater freedom extended to those most able whilst extra care & encouragement was given to those in need. The team genuinely wanted all the children to have a great time and this was certainly achieved. All the kids expressed a positive desire to visit again and in the case of the 10yr olds, ambition to transfer to the main course next time. A BIG thank you to all the Go Ape team for providing a supportive and fun experience to all - an excellent adventure, which we'd have no hesitation in recommending to others !!
Rated 5 Bananas Carly - Tree Top Junior, on 2 March 2015
I decided to navigate the Tree Top Junior Course with a group of ladies as part of my 'Hen-Do-Day'! It was truly fantastic! I am glad that I didn't opt for the 'Adult' course as I can assure you that it was more than enough to raise the pulse! The staff were extremely professional and fun, whilst always ensuring that safety came first. I am the mother of 3 boys aged 3, 6 & 9. I would certainly return again with my older two (just to show them how it's done of course!) and I would recommend it to all other parents, with or without your children! It was honestly great value for money and an unforgettable experience.
Rated 5 Bananas Sian - Tree Top Adventure, on 1 March 2015
Staff were really helpful and let us go on a later time. My only criticism is that during the safety brief I feel that the instructor should have done the demonstration first and then let everyone have a turn instead of doing it the other way round. For some people who hadn't been to a go ape before this would have been beneficial.
Rated 5 Bananas Neesha - Tree Top Adventure, on 1 March 2015
Dean the safety briefing man was very clear on instructions and was vey approachable and helpful was an excellent member of the team
Rated 5 Bananas Hayley - Tree Top Adventure, on 1 March 2015
Throughly enjoyed our experience. The safety briefing was clear and safe were friendly
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