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Buxton

You’ll find one of our more challenging sites here in the heart of the Peak District. This leafy course is beautiful in all seasons – a lush green tunnel high up in the tree tops.

This is one of the highest Go Ape courses in the UK which features one of our biggest Tarzan Swings.  With this claim to fame we’ve added a whole host of zip wires meaning there’s an exhilarating extended course with its own tree-to-tree section to fly through. 
 

go ape adventures at buxton

Hide out in the High Ropes

Just the journey in to Buxton Go Ape, through the beautiful Peak District National Park, will set the scene of what awaits you. Conveniently located within walking distance from the historic spa town of Buxton, and just under an hour’s drive from Sheffield city centre, you can spend the whole day in England’s largest and oldest national park.

Explore the area on one of the many walks including Mam Tor and The Great Ridge Walk which offer one of the best views in the Peak District. 

For beautiful views across the town of Buxton climb to the top of Grin Low to find Solomon’s Temple, a Victorian folly built on a Bronze Age barrow. Discover Poole’s Cavern, the first ‘Wonder of the Peak’ and one of the finest limestone show caves in England.

Once you’ve walked, climbed and hiked your way around the area, why not head back to Buxton, a thermal spa town famous for its stunning ornamental gardens, Georgian and Victorian architecture. 

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Go Ape Buxton, Buxton Country Park, Pooles Cavern, Green Lane, Buxton, Derbyshire. SK17 9DH

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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. Either bring a pair or you can buy them at the cabin on the day.

MAKE A DAY OF IT

  • Explore nearby Poole’s Cavern, a spectacular natural limestone cave.
  • Stroll to the historic town of Buxton.

  • Climb the stairs of Solomon’s Temple – the views are incredible!
  • Explore the natural ruins of Peveril Castle.

  • My wife and myself had the most enjoyable day. We had the oppertunity to go back to our childhoods. We would highly recomend the experience to anyone adventurous. The staff are very helpfull and experienced and made us feel safe.

    Tyrone Gardner

  • Great experience all round. Very good staff, my kids and I loved it.

    Steven Matthews

  • A brilliant and exhilarating experience. The site is well managed and looked after. The zip wires are fantastic.

    Laura B

  • Some of the best fun I've had for a long time. The course was fantastic and the staff couldn't do enough for us. We were the only two people booked in for our time slot so we had the course to ourselves which was great fun.

    Sam Longden

  • Helpful, informative and they made go ape lots fun! Lots of encouragement for my daughter, really kind and pleasant staff. Fully recommended!

    Sarah

  • Fab morning at Buxton go ape, challenging if you haven’t got a head for heights, but staff were really good and you knew you were safe all the way round as there was always someone in sight

    Nikki chambers