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Wyre Forest

(Worcestershire)

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 (...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 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 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 James - Tree Top Junior, on 28 August 2015
Took my 8 year old. Had a great time, just the right mix of adventure and safety. Felt as though we were both experiencing something new and exciting for the first time, together.
Rated 4 Bananas Kirsty - Tree Top Adventure, on 28 August 2015
We went at 2.30 but there was a lot of queueing so sitting around for 15/20 min in each section so this wasn't great! I think it's quite expensive for what it is. We also had a little bit of a problem with booking as we couldn't select pay with cash on arrival on the website so we had to go there in order to book a place and wait around for a while. It was okay would probably go again just not in school holidays as the children on the adult one were quite scared and very very slow!
Rated 5 Bananas Caroline - Tree Top Junior, on 28 August 2015
All round exciting and family orientated experience
Rated 5 Bananas Lucy - Tree Top Adventure, on 28 August 2015
Fantastic, as an adult with a fear of heights it was a perfect challenge. However feel too many people allowed on the course at the same time as we queued for a LONG time all around the course.
Rated 5 Bananas Lee - Tree Top Adventure, on 28 August 2015
Very exciting and rewarding experience. Not just good exercise and a bit of fresh air but a nice boost to self-confidence and self-esteem (many of our party, me included, were quite wary of heights but the challenge left us feeling good about overcoming them). Good fun too and very good safety advice and customer service all round. We will almost definitely be returning with, hopefully, some new apes on board. Great day out that even a steady summer shower couldn't dampen,,,,the tree canopy was a great natural umbrella.
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Gorillas 16 years +
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Baboons 10 - 15 years
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£25
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Mini Tarzans Over 1 metre Tall £18
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