Go Ape at Whinlatter Forest Park

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Go Ape Whinlatter
Forest Segway at Go Ape Whinlatter
Go Ape Whinlatter high ropes
Go Ape Whinlatter Tarzan Net
Go Ape Whinlatter zipwire

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Go Ape in Whinlatter Forest Park (near Keswick) is at 360 metres above sea level, the highest Go Ape location in the UK, and on a good day, you can see Scotland.

The total length of this course is a massive 601 metres, climbing up to 14 metres, and 39 crossings (with the longest being 24 metres).

As well as the TreeTop Challenge, you can also go on a Segway trail.

While at Whinlatter Forest Park, you can take on some of the many walking routes and cycle trails. Don’t have your bikes? You can hire bikes there.

Planning your visit
Activities Available
Cycling
High Ropes
Mountain Biking
Walking Routes
Facilities
Parking
Toilets
Dogs Welcome
Cafe
Play Park
Picnic Area

Parking charges apply. Check the latest prices on the Forestry England website https://www.forestryengland.uk/whinlatter

GoApe Activities at Go Ape at Whinlatter Forest Park
Treetop Challenge
Forest Segway

Here are more details on the activities available at Go Ape at Whinlatter Forest Park, 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
Forest Segway
Forest Segways
Forest Segways. Photo © Go Ape

Head out into the forest on our heavy duty all-terrain Go Ape Segway experiences. Perfect for adults and kids alike to add a whole new dimension to your adventure in the woods.

Once you’ve aced the training and off-road Segway introductions you can explore the beauty of our UK forests from our spectacular off-road trails - there’s twists, turns and straight open paths to put your new found skills to the test.

  • Adult Supervision Required:
    One participating adult (18+) can supervise up to three children.
    16 and 17 year olds do not require a participating adult but cannot supervise others.
  • Weigh between 7 stone or 45 kg and 18.4 Stone or 117 kg
  • Lasts 1 hour
  • 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 Forest Segway on the Go Ape website
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