Your Next Adventure in Scotland
Daring crossings, speedy zip wires and unforgettable Tarzan swings - our high ropes course at Crathes Castle is a wonderland of outdoor adventure. Climb, leap and swing a lush broadleaf canopy. Plus, put your best foot forward on a hair-raising skateboard zip line.
Our most northerly UK location is just 40 minutes from Aberdeen, and set in the majestic grounds of a 16th century castle. Seasoned adventurers will be tested by our most difficult obstacles, and for novice risk-takers we'll ease you into the Go Ape spirit with a variety of crossings designed to turn "I can't" into "I can".
Tree Top Challenge
Our Former Tree Top Adventure
Our most northerly UK location, and just 40 minutes from Aberdeen, Crathes is set in the majestic grounds of a 16th century castle. Surrounded by 240 hectares of formal gardens, woodland walks and rolling Scottish countryside, you’ll climb, leap and swing through a lush broadleaf canopy. Plus, put your best foot forward on a hair-raising skateboard zip line.
Take a look at what’s involved:
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.
forestry commission parking is £3 for the day, bring some change
MAKE A DAY OF IT
Exlore the magnificent 16th-century tower house
Stroll along Deeside Way, keeping an eye out for buzzards, herons and kingfishers
Refuel with some home-baked treats in the Courtyard Café
Let little monkeys loose on the kids play area
Life at Crathes
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.
Make A Day Of It
- TREE TOP CHALLENGE
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