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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 Gabriella - Tree Top Adventure, on 28 May 2015
I really enjoyed the last tarzan swing , i even jumped off and bashed into the net. i was really scared of the sliver rings but i manged to get thorough i felt very proud. My family had a great time with laughter especially with the zip wire. i love go ape so much that i could do it again if i have enough money to go again!
Rated 5 Bananas Kama - Tree Top Junior, on 28 May 2015
The guy on the zip wire was absolutely fantastic with my son who was scared. He knew the right things to say to make him feel at ease. The safety brief was thorough, if a little speedy. Because we had little ones, I would have preferred if they took their time explaining. Overall we absolutely loved it and will definitely return again, the team were lovely and really looked after our family. Oh by the way, on the confirmation email, the links were not working (tried to click for directions) no biggy for us as we just googled the address but thought you might like to know.
Rated 5 Bananas Sophie - Tree Top Adventure, on 28 May 2015
Best bits are the zip wires, they take you breath away
Rated 5 Bananas Naomi - Tree Top Junior, on 28 May 2015
I took four 9 year olds on the go ape junior course. All the boys obviously really enjoyed it but they found it extremely easy. They were practically running around the course - it would be better if it was longer - or there was a harder bit for the older children?? I believe that they would have got more enjoyment from the adult course, it's just a shame that they are way too short. They probably won't even hit the hight limit when they are 10! Watching from the ground, I feel the adults on the junior course really slowed the children down and it seemed a shame as the kids only get 1hr! I don't particularly think adults should be aloud on the junior course it's not fair on the kids!!
Rated 5 Bananas Patrick - Tree Top Adventure, on 28 May 2015
It was a good challenge for us , will never for get the course . hope to do it when I be 68 next year
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