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Located in the grounds of an enchanting 16th-century castle, 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. With the castle a stones throw away from the course and a cafe nearby there is plenty to do for a whole day out.

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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 as you navigate the high ropes course. 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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Baboon (10-15)


Gorilla (16+)


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Longest Zip



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Longest Crossing



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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.
  • forestry commission parking is £3 for the day, bring some change
£5,000 worth of prizes to be won

Your Easter adventures could win you and your Tribe some awesome prizes with our Own Your Easter competition. Simply book your adventure with us by 15th April and you'll be entered into our prize draw to win.

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