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Against a backdrop of beautiful water meadows and woodland, these Treetop Challenge and Treetop Adventure courses are on the upper level of the Go Ape height scale. Throw in some tricky tree-high crossings and super speedy zip wires and you have all the making of a brilliant outdoor adventure. Whether you’re a thrill seeker after your next adrenaline rush or a family looking to make special memories, our Southampton site ticks all the boxes.

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ADVENTURERS STEP THIS WAY

You’ll find Go Ape Southampton in Itchen Valley Country Park. This 440 acres of beautiful water meadows, woodland and meadows are situated beside the River Itchen and has been recognised by the award of a Green Flag for the past four years.

As Southampton’s hub for outdoor activities there’s a lot to keep the family entertained and busy. With two play areas to choose from, linked by the Play Trail which is made up of a series of animal sculptures for children to play on the whole family are sure to have a great time.

You’ll also find a number of trails to guide you through the beautiful country park including the Keepers Trail, Nature Detective Trail and Tree Trail. For the more adventurous there are two permanent orienteering courses which are designed so you don’t need a compass.

There are regular activities provided throughout the year for children so make sure you check the park’s website to see what’s on when you visit. With an onsite café serving hot and cold food and drinks and a picnic site, there’s plenty of opportunity for those all-important refuel moments.

Location Overview

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  • School Trips More info

  • Dogs welcome

  • Parking

  • Food and drink

  • Gift shop

  • Picnic Area

  • Play Area

  • Toilets

  • Walking Routes

Itchen Valley, Itchen Valley Country Park, Allington Lane, Southampton SO30 3HQ

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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

  • Relax, unwind and tuck into some tasty food at the Woodland Café.
  • Let the children blow off steam in the adventure playgrounds.
  • Test your sense of direction on one of the orienteering trails.
  • Good instructors at Southampton Go Ape, Tom in particular was great at getting my boys to leap off the zip wire platform in different ways once he could see they were confident, they loved it. Thanks. :-)

    Helen Stacey

  • We had an absolutely fantastic time on Tuesday the staff were friendly and welcoming! Everyone had a great day and we would recommend the experience to anyone!

    Janice Brown

  • The grandkids loved it and I was able to follow them round on foot easily. Staff were very friendly and enthusiastic.

    Sarah Evans

  • I've given 5 stars as the staff were very obliging when my 7 year old cousin decided that she didn't want to do this. She became upset and when we spoke to the person to say that we were going home he refunded our money. I was surprised as I didn't expect the refund. We will return and hopefully she'll feel brave enough to do it. Thank you to your lovely staff

    Christine Kiely

  • Absolutely fantastic the staff were lovely 😀👍

    KAREN BUTTLER

  • Great couple of hours out of our comfort zone. Staff were amazing, will definitely repeat the experience.

    Mike Lindgren

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