Go Ape Buxton

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The Tree Top Challenge at Go Ape in Buxton
Go Ape next to Poole's Cavern in Buxton

Some photos © Go Ape


Go Ape in Buxton has the TreeTop Challenge high-ropes course that includes a 159-metre zip wire.
(Note: the TreeTop challenge is not for small children).

It’s located just outside the Peak District National Park in the town of Buxton, right next to Poole’s Cavern.

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Dogs Welcome
Picnic Area
GoApe Activities at Go Ape Buxton
Treetop Challenge

Here are more details on the activities available at Go Ape Buxton, 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 Buxton.

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Nearby Places

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Go Ape Buxton, Buxton Country Park, Pooles Cavern, Green Lane, Derbyshire 0 mi
Poole's Cavern Visitor Centre, Green Lane, Buxton, Derbyshire 0.03 mi
Beech Croft Farm Caravan Park, Blackwell-in-the-peak, Nr Buxton, Derbyshire 4.56 mi
Staffordshire 6.16 mi

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