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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

  • Corporate Events More info

  • 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.
  • It was a great experience for me and my daughters. the staff were helpfull and friendly. The place was sooooo fantastic.

    Abby A.

  • Great fun! Loved it!

    Anita

  • I attended Go Ape Southampton on 24/11/18 with 3 of my girlfriends to celebrate my birthday! Considering we aren’t particularly adventurous nor had we experienced anything quite like it before... we absolutely loved it! Ryan was our guide and he made our day. We would recommend researching the location prior to booking as the courses vary in difficulty and height (!) this is something we should have done as we didn’t expect it to be so high - nevertheless, Ryan was very patience with us and encouraged us to push ourselves, without his encouragement we wouldn’t have got as far as we did (we didn’t complete all 5 courses - maybe next time!) We would highly recommend and have already sparked interest in our friend groups. Thanks again Ryan :)

    Annice Weatherley-Sinclair

  • Go ape is so much fun. Can’t wait to go back and take my kids :-D

    Ellie-jay Jones

  • Brilliant staff Great fun The whole experience is superb

    Chris Challis

  • Danni was a great trainer and we had an excellent experience !

    Aaliyah Golding

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