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Leeds Castle Go Ape

Go Ape Leeds Castle is home to three thrilling high ropes courses in Kent.

If you're looking for fun outdoor activities in Kent, you will find the perfect adventure for your Tribe.


Treetop Challenge is the goliath of high ropes courses, and it boasts five of the best zip wires in Kent - two of which are over 250m long! Get the family out and about and up into the treetops. 

Ideal Kent outdoor activity for: Anyone over 1.4m and 10 years old


Treetop Adventure is a Kent high ropes course for all children, but especially younger ones.

Ideal Leeds Castle outdoor activity for: Anyone over 1m tall

Treetop Adventure Plus is a step up from Treetop Adventure. Once they've mastered the Treetop Adventure course, take on an extra loop of fun with Treetop Adventure Plus! There's more height, more wobble and a faster zip wire.

Ideal outdoor activity for: Anyone over 1.2m tall

Take the leap and book your adventure today.

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Beautiful by design and first-class hostess to royalty, nobility, and glamorous guests for over 900 years, Leeds Castle in Maidstone, rises majestically from the water in the stunning Kentish countryside.

With its riveting history serving six of England’s medieval queens to its elaborate transformation into an elegant 20th-century retreat by Anglo-American heiress Lady Baillie, Leeds Castle’s rich heritage has secured its place as one of the most visited historical attractions in Britain.

Should you wish to enter the grounds of Leeds Castle, customers are required to purchase an additional entrance ticket to Leeds Castle, which is available to buy at the main entrance to Leeds Castle. Please visit for more information.

Families are spoilt for choice with Adventure Golf, two thrilling playgrounds; Knights’ Stronghold Playground, and the Squires’ Court Playground, a challenging Maze with a mythical underground Grotto, and over 500 acres of seasonal grounds, gardens, and parkland to explore and dream beside.

Want to give your feet a rest? Take a leisurely sit back and enjoy a ride on Elsie the Castle Train or catch the Black Swan Ferry across the Great Water. Watch in awe as majestic birds of prey swoop overhead at the Bird of Prey Centre, and have the opportunity to get up close and personal with these beautiful creatures, as their cheeky personalities greet you.

Location Overview

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  • Dogs on Leads Allowed

    (NOT allowed in castle and grounds)

  • Free Parking

  • Food and drink

  • Winter Opening

Go Ape Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1PD

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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.
  • Dogs on leads are permitted in the Go Ape area but only assistance dogs may visit the castle and grounds.

Make A Day of It

  • Enjoy some history and culture in Leeds Castle (please note that extra charges apply for entry into the castle grounds)

  • Try your luck in the hedges at Leeds Castle’s Maze. 
  • Worked up an appetite after the course? Treat your taste buds - there are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby.

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