Head to the wilds of Northumberland
Your next adventure awaits at Matfen Hall, just 15 minutes outside of Newcastle. Gather your friends and family and step outside your comfort zone with our stomach-churning Tarzan Swings and super-speedy zips. Our high ropes course will not disappoint with a range of obstacles designed to bamboozle the adventurous and inspire rookie risktakers.
Matfen is one of Go Ape’s few locations to be built on deciduous trees, 30ft high in the tree tops. From the lush greens of summer to the fiery hues of autumn, the forest feels different every time you visit.
Tree Top Challenge
Our Former Tree Top Adventure
Head to the wilds of Northumberland for one of our most glamorous Tree Top Challenges. Set in the beautiful grounds of Matfen Hall, our North East adventure will push you to your limits with stomach-turning Tarzan swings and super-speedy zips. Featuring everyone’s favourite crossings (including those pesky stirrups!), it’s an unforgettable adventure. Matfen is one of Go Ape’s few locations to be built on deciduous trees. From the lush greens of summer to the fiery hues of autumn, the forest feels different every time you visit.
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The earlier you book, the less you pay...
You can now get a deal on your next Tree Top Challenge by booking well in advance. Take a (short) moment to find out how to save up to 20%*.
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KNOW BEFOrE YOU GO
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.
Parking is free, don't worry about bringing change
MAKE A DAY OF IT
Explore the village of Matfen
Swing by Matfen Hall's on-site golf course
Enjoy the nearby spa after a day of adventure
Grab a bite to eat in one of the local pubs
Life at Matfen
Our first adventure to be built in the grounds of a country house hotel, Go Ape at Matfen Hall is nestled within one of the UK's most unspoilt areas of natural beauty. Located just 15 miles west of Newcastle in the charming village of Matfen, swing through the trees and fly down the zip wires while lapping up some of the finest scenery in Northumberland.
Make A Day Of It
- TREE TOP CHALLENGE
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