Days Out in Cumbria | Go Ape Grizedale Forest

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GRIZEDALE

Cumbria

Located to the east of Coniston Water and to the south of Hawkshead lies Grizedale Forest. Set in the heart of the Lake District National Park, Grizedale offers an unrivalled day out for everyone. Our jewel in the crown features Zip Trekking Adventure - a network of seven tandem zip lines that traverse the sky-scraping Douglas Firs of our Cumbrian hideaway. Please allow plenty of time to get to Go Ape Grizedale. Roads get very busy in the Lakes so we’d advise you to allow some extra time!

Boy on Crossing at Tree Top Junior
Family Day Out Zip Wires
Fun at Go Ape Tree Top Adventure
Tree Top Adventure Zip Wire at Go Ape
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GRIZEDALE

Cumbria

  • TREE TOP ADVENTURE
  • TREE TOP JUNIOR
  • FOREST SEGWAY
  • ZIP TREKKING 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. Set in a forest of sky-scraping Douglas Firs, Grizedale feels seriously high, mainly due to its vertigo-inducing 19 metre platforms. Our South Lakes adventure features two Zip Wires which fly over the road below!

Take a look at what’s involved:

Price:

Baboon (10-15)

£25

Gorilla (16+)

£33

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Restrictions

Maximum Weight

20.5 stone (130KG)

Minimum Age

10 years

Minimum Height

1.4m (4ft7")

Participation 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

  • Wear sensible clothes for adventure
  • Footwear must be sturdy and suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip off shoes, open toes or heels.
  • Gloves are a good idea. Bring a pair or buy them at the cabin on the day.
  • forestry commission parking is up to £7 per day, bring some change

Longest Zip

275

METRES

Highest Platform

19

METRES

Longest Crossing

22.5

METRES

Total Length

908

METRES

Tree Top Junior

A fun filled hour of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You’ll negotiate three loops of crossings and finish on a high with two awesome Zip Wires. Grizedale is the only Junior Adventure in our family tree that showcases a tiered course with a “Lobster Pot” change of height crossing!

Take a look at what’s involved:

Price:

All Ages (Over 1 metre)

£18

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Restrictions

Minimum Age

All Ages

Minimum Height

1m (3ft 3)

Maximum Weight

20.5 stone (130KG)

Supervision Ratios

Supervisor

Adult

(18+)

+

Supervisee Supervisee

Junior under 6

(Over 1 metre)

Adults must participate and we recommend 1 to 1 on first visit

Supervisor

Adult

(18+)

+

Supervisee Supervisee Supervisee Supervisee Supervisee Supervisee Supervisee Supervisee

Junior

(6-15)

Adults can supervise from the ground or up on the course. 16-17 year olds do not need supervision but cannot sign for under 16s

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 junior checklist

  • Wear sensible clothes for adventure
  • Footwear must be sturdy and suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip off shoes, open toes or heels.
  • Gloves are a good idea. Bring a pair or buy them at the cabin on the day.
  • FORESTRY COMMISSION PARKING IS UP TO £7 PER DAY, BRING SOME CHANGE

Longest Zip

75

METRES

Highest Platform

12

METRES

Longest Crossing

15

METRES

Total Length

308

METRES

Forest Segway

It's the epic adventure with a down-to-earth twist. Cruise and explore the forest floor on one of our all-terrain, self balancing electric Segways. Grizedale boasts some incredible focal points - stopovers at Wood Moss Tarn and Howgill View are part of the experience!

Price:

Riders 10+ (Over 7 Stone)

£35

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Restrictions

Minimum Age

10 years

Minimum Weight

7 STONE (45KG)

Maximum Weight

19.5 stone (125KG)

Participation Ratios

Supervisor

Adult

(18+)

+

Supervisee Supervisee Supervisee

Child

(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.

forest segway checklist

  • Wear sensible clothes for adventure
  • Footwear must be sturdy and suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip off shoes, open toes or heels.
  • Gloves are a good idea. Bring a pair or buy them at the cabin on the day.
  • FORESTRY COMMISSION PARKING IS UP TO £7 PER DAY, BRING SOME CHANGE

AVERAGE Speed

10.5

MPH

Time on board

1

HOUR

ALL-TERRAIN

X2 SE

SEGWAYS

Min. Weight

7

STONE

ZIP trekking adventure

Zip Trekking Adventure is a network of seven tandem zip lines that traverse the sky-scraping Douglas Firs at Grizedale Forest. An exhilarating way to fly above the forest floor and live life adventurously in a completely new way.

Price:

All Ages (Over 13 years)

£45

Dual Zip Experience UK

Restrictions

Minimum Age

13 years

Minimum Height

1.4m (4FT7")

Minimum Weight

7 stone (45KG)

Maximum Weight

19.5 stone (124KG)

Participation Ratios

Supervisor

Adult

(18+)

+

Supervisee Supervisee Supervisee Supervisee Supervisee Supervisee

Child

(13-15)

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.

zip trekking checklist

  • Wear sensible clothes for adventure
  • Footwear must be sturdy and suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip off shoes, open toes or heels.
  • Gloves are a good idea. Bring a pair or buy them at the cabin on the day.
  • FORESTRY COMMISSION PARKING IS UP TO £7 PER DAY, BRING SOME CHANGE

Longest Zip

500

METRES

Highest Point

2.5

METRES

Top Speed

45

MPH

Total Length

3000

METRES

ReVIEWS & FEEDBACK

Adam

TREE TOP JUNIOR, Southampton

25th February 2017

Fantastic, friendly staff really make for a great experience, thank you!

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Andrew

TREE TOP JUNIOR, Wyre

25th February 2017

Staff were excellent. Very helpful and friendly. Treated my 8 year old with respect and showed patience. Really happy with how the entire experience felt. Will definitely return

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John

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Moors Valley

25th February 2017

Great morning out; the staff gave us a brilliant briefing, so we felt confident to get on, and felt like we could enjoy the experience without being told what to do at every turn. Great level of challenge- felt like I'd had some exercise afterwards, but we were both eager to have another go.

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Angela

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Dalby

25th February 2017

Staff very friendly and knowledgable, zip wires brilliant fun. All in all an excellent afternoon out

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Sharon

TREE TOP JUNIOR, Southampton

25th February 2017

I booked a birthday party for 9 cheeky monkeys online. I had to phone Customer Services in advance to alter the booking - both times they were very helpful. Staff on the day were FAB. They came up with detours & different routes to prevent my party of speedy monkeys having to wait behind younger, less confident children. The shelter was perfect for birthday lunch. Boys had an AMAZING adventure & my son wants to come back again already! THANK YOU to everyone for such a great time :-)

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Nicole

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Margam

25th February 2017

All of the team was smiley and helpful, maddi was the one who did our training she was amazing!! I booked the expirience for my fiancees birthday she made a bid deal about him allowed him to go first and demonstrate, made everything so much more special!! We had a really incredible time!!

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Rachel

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Moors Valley

25th February 2017

I enjoyed the whole experience.

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Robert

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Thetford Forest

25th February 2017

Me and my old school friend had the most excellent time we have had for a long time thanks for such a memorable day out we will definately be coming again hopefully with a bigger party

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Fiona

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Whinlatter

25th February 2017

I went on the course with my 11 year old twins. The course safety information was excellent and we all absolutely loved the course. We will be back!

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Laura

TREE TOP JUNIOR, Moors Valley

25th February 2017

Our first time visiting with a 10 and 5 year old, both adults joined in too and we had an amazing time! The kids were already working out when we could book again, beats sitting indoors with electrical items! Loved it!!

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Carl

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Delamere

25th February 2017

Fantastically organised, very friendly staff and my son and myself had a great morning

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Robbie

TREE TOP ADVENTURE, Aberfoyle

25th February 2017

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