We've changed our tree top experiences
Head for Tree Top Challenge if you want our toughest and most thrilling activity - ideal for adults. For families and younger adventurers, Tree Top Adventure or Tree Top Adventure+ will make for an unforgettable experience.
Here’s where it all began!
The first Go Ape adventure opened back in 2002 at High Lodge Thetford, pioneering the way for all of our other locations. We’ve never looked back, welcoming adventure-seekers with open arms to our Tree Top Challenge, Tree Top Adventure and Forest Segway.
50000 acres of pine make up the largest man made lowland forest in the UK - not a bad spot for a series of high ropes crossings designed to hurl you out of your comfort zone. With a cocktail of high rise platforms, tricky obstacles and supercharged zip wires, Tree Top Challenge in Thetford is not to be underestimated. For those looking to ease their way in to the world of forest high ropes, don’t miss the fun to be had at Tree Top Adventure but if you’d rather stay firmly on the ground, Forest Segway may be right up your street.
Tree Top Challenge
Our Former Tree Top Adventure
The mother of all adventures, Thetford is home to our very first Go Ape. 16 years later, and we’ve transformed it into a Tree Top Challenge that features a dual course, so you can choose which obstacles and crossings to tackle. Plus, our tandem zip wire and dual Tarzan swings let you soar and scream side-by-side (because it’s always more fun with two!)
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%*.
*Terms and conditions apply - learn more.
Tree Top Adventure
Our Former Tree Top Junior
If you’re looking to dial down the adrenaline and remain thoroughly within the family vibe that Thetford Forest projects so well, then Tree Top Adventure is ideal. Rookie adventurers and young bucks can unite across a less demanding high ropes adventure but with no shortage of fun. Enjoy an hour up in the trees, totalling two loops of crossings suitable for all abilities, before zipping back down to the forest floor via an all-star Zip Wire finale.
All Ages (Over 1 metre)
All-terrain self-balancing Segways coupled with terrific woodland trails are in store for anyone bound for their Forest Segway adventure. Mixing purpose-built tracks with scenic woodland trails result in the ability for riders to negotiate twisty bends and inclines, before throttling along the forest straights. A highlight to be found with our Segways in Thetford Forest has to be the four independent routes on offer, allowing you to get to grips with your new found skill at your own pace.
Riders (Over 7 Stone)
Time on board
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.
please be aware the forestry commission charges a site entry fee per vehicle.
Quick visit (up to 1 hour) £2.00.
Short stay (up to 2 hours) £5.00.
Medium stay (up to 3 hours) £7.50.
Long stay (up to 4 hours) £9.50.
All day £12.50.
£26 fixed fee for a mini bus.
£44 fixed fee for a coach.
MAKE A DAY OF IT
Refuel in the café, a stones throw from the Go Ape cabin.
Swing by Elveden Estate for some top quality farm shop pickings.
Explore what's on offer at High Lodge Thetford Forest Centre. Here's a sample:
Saddle up on a rental bike and enjoy the forest trails on offer.
Let the little ones loose on the various play areas available.
Explore the walking trails, complete with intriguing things to look for along the way.
Take a trip into the charming nearby town of Thetford.
Life at Thetford
Mother nature offers an amazing setting for your adventure at Thetford Forest, complete with an abundance of wildlife and an army of pine trees. The picture-perfect setting for a get-together with your tribe, or a good old family shindig, Thetford's character will leave an impression on you that'll be unforgettable.
Make A Day Of It
- TREE TOP ADVENTURE
- TREE TOP CHALLENGE
- FOREST SEGWAY
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