Go Ape at Glentress Forest, Peebles

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Go Ape Glentress Forest
Treetop Challenge at Peebles

Photos © Go Ape


Take in the magnificent scenery of Scotland in Glentress Forest. Remember, it’s not just Go Ape there, there are plenty of walks and cycle routes too, and if you don’t have your own bikes with you, there’s cycle hire too.

Planning your visit
Activities Available
High Ropes
Mountain Biking
Walking Routes
Dogs Welcome

Parking charges apply. Visit this link for the latest info https://forestryandland.gov.scot/visit/forest-parks/tweed-valley-forest-park/glentress

GoApe Activities at Go Ape at Glentress Forest, Peebles
Treetop Challenge

Here are more details on the activities available at Go Ape at Glentress Forest, Peebles, including how many children you can supervise.

Treetop Challenge
GoApe Tree Top Challenge
Doing the Tree Top Challenge. Photo © Go Ape

This is the one. This is the biggy.
Treetop Challenge is where to head if you want to test yourself physically and mentally on our most adventurous treetop experience.
A mecca for thrill seekers who love canopy high tree-to-trees crossings, free-fall Tarzan Swings and riding super-fast, very long zips. This is grown-up fun in the great outdoors. Perfect for adults and kids over 10yrs and 1.4M tall.

  • At least 10 years old
  • Adult Supervision Required:
    One participating adult (18+) can supervise up to two children aged 10 to 15 years while on the course.
    16 and 17 year olds do not require a participating adult but cannot supervise others.
  • Weigh less than 20.5 Stone or 130 kg
  • At least 4ft 7" or 1.4 m tall
  • Lasts between 2-3 hours
  • Wear closed toe, flat shoes, and clothes that could get a bit muddy.
  • Gloves are advisable, but not required.
  • Phones and cameras are usually alowed but must be attached. Lanyards are available to buy from the cabin.
  • Bring change for parking.
Read more about the TreeTop Challenge on the Go Ape website
How to get here

Here’s where you can find Go Ape at Glentress Forest, Peebles.


The Go Ape course is about a 10-minute walk from the bike shop and cafe. You can also find a car park next to the Go Ape Cabin.

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