Glentress Forest Days Out near Edinburgh | Go Ape Peebles

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PEEBLES, GLENTRESS FOREST

Peebleshire

Just one hour away from Edinburgh, Glentress, located near Peebles, offers superb walking, mountain biking, tree-top fun and magnificent views of the beautiful Tweed Valley. Built on the hillside within beautiful Glentress Forest, Go Ape Peebles makes good use of the valley for some jaw-dropping exposure, and features our highest zip wire over the reservoirs.

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PEEBLES, GLENTRESS FOREST

Peebleshire

  • 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. At a dizzying 160ft [48 metres] high and 300 metres long the penultimate Zip Wire at our Scottish adventure in the Borders is both exhilarating and memorable. It's a hidden gem located in the tranquil Glentress Forest, Peebles.

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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 (4ft 7")

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 £5 for cars and £20 for coaches. bring some change

Longest Zip

325

METRES

Highest Platform

48

METRES

Longest Crossing

13.5

METRES

Total Length

933

METRES

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