Days Out Aberdeen | Outdoor Activites at Crathes Castle

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CRATHES

Aberdeenshire

Located in the grounds of an enchanting 16th-century tower house, Crathes is surrounded by 240 hectares of formal gardens, woodland walks and rolling Scottish countryside. Our Aberdeenshire adventure features its very own Skateboard Zip for you to jump onboard

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CRATHES

Aberdeenshire

  • TREE TOP ADVENTURE
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Tree Top Adventure

Enjoy two to three hours in the trees taking on Zip Wires, Tarzan Swings, Rope Ladders and a variety of obstacles and crossings. Situated in the historic grounds of Crathes Castle our Aberdeenshire adventure features a Skateboard Zip and a tricky Apple Pickers Ladder that will take you up to 9 metres above the forest floor!

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Price:

Baboon (10-15)

£20

Gorilla (16+)

£26

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Restrictions

Maximum Weight:

20.5 stone (130Kg)

Minimum Age:

10 years

Minimum Height:

1.4m (4ft 7")

Supervision Ratios

Supervisor

Adult

(18+)

+

Supervisee Supervisee

Baboon

(10-15)

16 - 17 year olds can supervise themselves

Know Before You Go

What should I wear?

We suggest that you wear something you don’t mind getting grubby. Dress for the weather, so bring along a mac if it’s raining! Make sure your stomach area is covered. Please wear appropriate footwear with soles with good grips. No sandals or slip-off shoes. You’ll need closed toe and heel shoes (with flat soles). Long hair must be tied back.

When do I need to arrive?

Make your way to the Go Ape cabin and be ready to get going on your Go Ape adventure at your booked time. Late arrivals that miss their session will be charged at full price.

Can I bring a camera?

Phones and cameras are permitted, as long as they always stay attached to the participant. Lanyards are available to buy from the cabin, subject to availability.

tree top adventure checklist

  • forestry commission parking is £3 for the day, bring some change
  • Wear closed toe, flat shoes
  • Wear sensible clothes for adventure
  • Gloves are optional. Bring a pair or buy them on the day

Longest Zip

125

METRES

Highest Platform

8.6

METRES

Longest Crossing

92

METRES

Total Length

592

METRES

Laura

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Woburn Safari Park

27th July 2016

This was my request for my hen party and I had an amazing time, absolutely loved it! (I didn't actually book so have rated it average as have no idea about this side of it, the experience itself was brilliant, the signs to the start point would benefit from how far away you are, as it's quite a long drive around woburn park to find Go Ape).

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Peter

TREE TOP JUNIOR, Moors Valley

27th July 2016

Too many people/children. I had three children and they spent the majority of their 1 hour time waiting and standing around. Course way too over-crowded

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Vicky

TREE TOP JUNIOR, Alice Holt

27th July 2016

It was a good day, I had two 9 years olds who loved it, it would have be great if it had another loop to go round as Alice holt only has 2.. as they were able to almost run round.. And were looking for more, But on the whole it was very good

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Frank

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Crawley

27th July 2016

Great fun!

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Ben

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Buxton

27th July 2016

Loved it all, especially the long zip wire and the big Tarzan swing into the netting. It was really exciting. Everyone loves the photos and videos. It was really fun. I definitely want to go again and I think all my friends will want to go too. Thank you.

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philip

TREE TOP JUNIOR, ZIP TREKKING ADVENTURE, Grizedale

27th July 2016

we had a thoroughly good time BUT on the junior course because you get 1 hour if you are behind someone who is very slow this seriously reduces the number of times you can go round the course, have you considered allowing people a set number of runs round the course. Sorry another thing having paid approx £130.00 for 2 adults and 2 children's activity's to then have to pay £7.00 for parking seemed a little steep. Maybe money of vouchers for activitys with car park tickets.

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John

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Bedgebury

27th July 2016

It was very good and well worth the price, we loved every second of our adventure. 5 stars from us!

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Nicola

ZIP TREKKING ADVENTURE, Grizedale

27th July 2016

Great experience and the staff were friendly and made the experience enjoyable.

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Victoria

TREE TOP JUNIOR, Black Park

27th July 2016

Daisy went for the first time a year ago and loved it. However this year she was terrified - not sure why - but she didn't have a great time at all. Safety brief wasn't brilliant - everything was worded 'don't do X or y' and instead should be 'do this' otherwise psychologically you automatically do what you've been told NOT to do. Also brief didn't explain WHY (she's only six and it doesn't make sense if you just reel off a list of instructions with no context). However two of your staff - Ali and Paris - were brilliant and helped Daisy when she got too upset to keep going. I should really have gone up there with her but to be honest I can't really afford to do another £18 just to make sure she is ok; two people plus the car park fee and it's already £40 for an hours activity. This does make it pretty expensive which is a shame as I'd love to do this with her and more often. Maybe season tickets..?

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Peter

TREE TOP JUNIOR, Delamere

27th July 2016

Staff were all very welcoming and encouraging to our daughters aged 5 and 7. The briefing was clear and understandable for young ages, the course a great experience for them.

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Maria

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Dalby

27th July 2016

Tony who took our safety brief and over saw our first couple of sections was enthusiastic and friendly and really made the day even more fun and memorable. (23/07/2016 13:30) Thank you for the experience and the brilliant course.

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Hayley

TREE TOP JUNIOR, Crawley

27th July 2016

My two children throughly enjoyed it and they were made to feel safe

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