Exhilarating fun in the trees with crossings, Tarzan Swings and epic zip wires across five different sites that progress in difficulty as you go. Suitable for anyone who is 1.4m.
- 2-3 hours
- From £25
Get ready and raring for more height, speed and wobble! Once you’ve mastered the Treetop Adventure course, take on an extra loop of fun with Treetop Adventure Plus! Children need to be at least 1.2m to participate.
Great for all children but especially younger ones as this activity is available to anyone over 1m tall. Tackle tree to tree crossings on 2-3 different loops with a zip wire to bring you back down onto the forest floor.
One for the zipline fanatics. Seven forest ziplines totalling a whopping 3km. Zip.Wire.Heaven.
A high-wire adventure for thrill seekers who want to get their adrenaline-kicks in super quick time. For adults who are short of time but still want a dose of thrill.
Heavy duty all-terrain Segway + spectacular off-road trails = possibly the most fun you can have on two wheels in the woods.
Tree houses, netted walkways, bouncy nets full of inflatable balls ALL 30 feet above the forest floor.
A 12m free fall toward the forest floor. The Plummet is an adventure junkies delight! Located at selected sites only. Purchase as an extra on your Treetop Challenge at cabin or as an individual activity.
Big, high, fast zips. Don't look down zips. Scream if you want to go faster zips. We love them and we know you do too. So whether you are short on time or just short on thrills check out the NEW Zip Line Experience at selected locations.
The most satisfying hour of your week as you sling axes hitting bullseyes and cheer on your mates.
Speed Climbing at Go Ape Alexandra Palace will get your competitive juices flowing as you race a friend up a 9m wall.
The Goliath of our high ropes adventures. If our tricky crossings aren’t quite enough to satisfy the urge for a breath-taking experience, you’re sure to be thrilled by a ride on the formidable Tarzan Swing - enough for any adrenaline junkie!
Winding your way through Thornwaite Forest en route to Whinlatter Forest Park - you’ll get a sense of what awaits you. It’s a breath-taking journey as you travel higher and higher, heading up into the clouds. Be prepared - this World Heritage Site delivers incredible views across the hillsides, forest and fells.
If you felt like you were heading into the sky on the way in, just wait until you hit the high platforms. Savour the feeling of space and mountain air as you travel from treetop to treetop. It’s a pretty special experience from our Forest Segway too, with unrivalled views across Bassenthwaite Lake, Derwentwater and Keswick.
If you’re a keen cyclist then you’re going to love Whinlatter Forest which has been described as ‘putting the mountain back into biking’.
It’s home to the longest purpose-built mountain bike trails in the Lake District and also has a mountain bike orienteering trail.
As well as hitting all the thrill-seeking buttons, Whinlatter delivers big on the family fun too. Hit the WildPlay trail which has nine different play zones or for younger children, there is a fairy kingdom, with secret path and hidden carvings.
Know Before You Go
Wear sensible clothes for adventure.
Bring your walking boots or trainers – there are nine walking trails.
Check out the Visitor Centre nestcam for footage of the Ospreys.
Grab a drink and a bite to eat at Siskins Café.