Go Ape at Maften Hall, Northumberland

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Go Ape at Maften

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Fly through the air over the beautiful Northumberland countryside on a 160-metre zip wire.

At Go Ape in Northumberland, their famous Tree Top Challenge spans 755 metres, 11 metres up, and has 38 treetop crossings – with the longest being 16 metres.

When you’re not up in the tree’s there are 300 acres of parkland to explore, so a great place for an entire day out.

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Activities Available
High Ropes
Dogs Welcome
Play Park
Picnic Area
GoApe Activities at Go Ape at Maften Hall, Northumberland
Treetop Challenge
Axe Throwing

Here are more details on the activities available at Go Ape at Maften Hall, Northumberland, 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
Axe Throwing
Go Ape Axe Throwing
Go Ape Axe Throwing. Photo © Go Ape

Are you ready to channel your inner warrior? This brand-new, hour long experience is not just the perfect stress-reliever but bags of fun. Get ready to enjoy the thrill of flinging an axe at a target in the great outdoors, as you aim for the all-important bullseye (it’s harder than it sounds!) The key to success is technique rather than strength, and our qualified instructors will be on-hand to provide tips and support.
Ready, set, throw!

  • At least 16 years old and physically able to thrown an axe.
  • Lasts about 1 hour
  • Wear closed toe shoes must be worn.
Read more about the Axe Throwing on the Go Ape website
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Here’s where you can find Go Ape at Maften Hall, Northumberland.

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Father to 3 kids, who loves getting out and about (hiking, running, camping, cycling, canoeing...) Co-founded Get Out With The Kids to help other parents enjoy the outdoors with their family.

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