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Calling all Zip Wire Lovers

Whether you're a zip wire pro or never experienced the thrill of soaring through the air, Go Ape Aberfoyle is one of the best high rope courses in Scotland (we can't forgot our other Scottish courses near Aberdeen and Edinburgh!) 

 

Home to two of the longest zips in the UK, and just an hour from Glasgow, you'll fly the distance of around four football pitches (over 400 metres!) at heights of up to 46 metres above the ground. That's not all, with our Tree Top Adventure experience you'll tackle adrenaline-pumping obstacles and crossings in the incredible surroundings of Queen Elizabeth Forest Park.

Tree Top Adventure

Thrill-seekers step this way, to reach this mighty high ropes course you'll swoop across one of the UK's longest zip wires, over 400 metres long! Tucked away in Trossachs National Park, you'll get a kick out of heading into the wild and mastering a variety of obstacles and crossings. Whether you're a seasoned daredevil or aspiring adventurer you can take control of your day out by choosing which of our aerial routes you tackle, guaranteeing you an exhilarating and memorable experience.

Take a look at what’s involved:

Price:

Baboon (10-15)

£25

Gorilla (16+)

£33

Tree Top Adventure Supervision Ratios

Longest Zip

426

METRES

Highest Platform

22

METRES

Longest Crossing

11.5

METRES

Total Length

1,171

METRES

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.
  • MIDGES WILL BE AROUND DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS. REMEMBER TO BRING SOME SPRAY, OR BUY IT FROM THE CABIN.

MAKE A DAY OF IT

  • TAKE ON NEARBY HILLS BEN A'AN, BEN VENUE OR BEN LOMOND
  • BRING A BIKE AND TACKLE THE TRAILS
  • ENJOY A WELL-DESERVED DRINK AT THE CAFÉ AT THE VISITORS CENTRE - THE VIEWS ARE AMAZING!
  • STROLL TO THE EASY TO REACH RED SQUIRREL HIDE
Where is Go Ape Aberfoyle?

Take in the stunning surroundings of Queen Elizabeth Forest Park at Go Ape Aberfoyle. It's a mecca for Go Ape pilgrims, thrill seekers, adventure lovers and those that just want to get out and have some fun in Loch Lomond. With a camp site located in Queen Forest Park and Britain’s largest off-road cycle network why not spend the day exploring the forest by bike and stay the night to make a whole day out of it?

 

View directions and opening times below
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How To Find Us

Go Ape Aberfoyle
The Lodge - Forest Visitor Centre.
Queen Elizabeth Forest Park
Aberfoyle, Stirling
FK8 3SX

 

By Car

Take the A81 to Aberfoyle, at the roundabout head towards Aberfoyle and then follow the signs for Callander A821 (A84) with brown signage for Forest Park Visitor Centre.

Head up the hill and Follow the Brown signs for Go Ape into the The Lodge Visitor centre car park.

Then follow footpath signage to the Go Ape Cabin. Due to the rural nature of our locations, postcodes are not always accurate when using satellite navigation.

Please always check the route it has given you before setting off, and cross reference with a map.

Parking is £3 for the day.

 

By Train

The nearest train station is located at Stirling. First ScotRail operate a service from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling.

Opening Times

Our forest doors at Aberfoyle are open nearly all year around so there's plenty of time to live life adventurously. 

However, we usually close after early December as not only does it get a little chilly we like to give our adventures a little TLC during this time.

To see when you can unleash your inner ape at your preferred Go Ape location please use our orange booking bar to view available booking dates. 

We highly recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment. 

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Now's a great time to become a part of our Tribe. Stay up to date with all the latest competitions and if you fancy your chances, get involved and enter - you might just get lucky!

We're a friendly bunch, constantly looking for ways in which we can inspire everyone to live life adventurously. Have a browse through some of our competitions from the past and, of course, the prizes that have been enjoyed by our winners...

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