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Outdoor Adventures Near Edinburgh


Are you searching for things to do near to Edinburgh? Perhaps somewhere for a day out, maybe even an outdoor adventure with your family or friends?

Within an hour’s drive of Edinburgh, you’ll find two unmissable Go Ape locations. There’s something for everyone, fun activities for kids and a great day out for adults.

Each location features our renowned high ropes courses, complete with zip wire rides for the ultimate thrill.
Go Ape Dalkeith, Edinburgh
25-minute drive from Edinburgh

The only location in Scotland where under-10s can Go Ape. Set in the grounds of the stately Dalkeith Country Park, this location includes our Treetop Adventure and Treetop Adventure Plus courses for youngsters, as well as Treetop Challenge for those over 1.4m keen to push their experience and their nerve to the very top of the canopy.

Featuring 8 zip wires over the River Esk, you’ll never forget your family day out at Go Ape Dalkeith.
Go Ape Glentress Forest, Peebles
1 hour drive from Edinburgh

One of our best kept secrets. This hidden gem is positioned on a hillside, creating a fantastic sense of height, complemented by glimpses up and down the stunning valley and some of our most epic tree top obstacles to play on.

The highlight of your day is bound to be the cross-valley zip wires, including one over 300 metres long and soaring 160ft above a lake.