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Go Ape at Grizedale Forest Cumbria

Grizedale Forest Park, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0QJ, England
+44 845 519 1798
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Give Segways a go !

I received a voucher for my birthday and with that booked a Segway tour at Grizedale. I went with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Zip wire experience

Had never done this before - we had a fantastic time. Dave and Eve were great hosts and the zip... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jonathan D
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Our adventure near Hawkshead (the jewel in our crown) has always proved a popular day out. Built on a side of a hill, it feels seriously high. And that's because it is. Enjoy our epic Tree Top Adventure in the Lakes. Swinging through the canopy, wiping out at the bottom of zip wires and going on an adventure brings people together like nothing else we've ever seen. It really does. You'll fly 200 metres across the top of the Grizedale Beck and marvel at the forest canopy 18 metres up a magnificent Douglas Fir. You and your tribe can expect the ultimate adventure at Grizedale. You can get off the beaten track and enjoy our NEW forest adventure with Go Ape Forest Segway - an epic experience with a down to earth twist. And Grizedale Forest is also home to our Tree Top Junior Adventure for Tiny Tarzans. Release your little monkeys onto a Go Ape course designed for them. No one loves adventure more than kids! Zip Trekking Adventure is a brand NEW experience. The course is a network of seven tandem zip lines that traverse the sky-scraping Douglas Firs at Grizedale Forest, providing customers with an exhilarating experience of flying way above the forest floor, and seeing the area in a completely new way. Please arrive 15 minutes before Zip Trekking Adventure.
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Grizedale Forest Park, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0QJ, England
+44 845 519 1798
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I received a voucher for my birthday and with that booked a Segway tour at Grizedale. I went with my daughter and her husband. We had an introduction and were shown how to ride the Segway. Everybody in the group had to wear a helmet...More

Thank Birgit001
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had never done this before - we had a fantastic time. Dave and Eve were great hosts and the zip wires themselves are amazing. Well worth the £45 ticket price. The certificate is a nice touch.

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 6 days ago

My 10 year old son's first gown up Go Ape and he said it was AWESOME!! But scary. A fantastic experience.

Thank cazjackson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the Segway and treetop adventure with my boyfriend at Grizedale and enjoyed both immensely. Great fun and good value. Instructors were very knowledgeable and always on the ball. Would recommend this to anyone looking for fun and thrills. Would definitely go again.

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much fun, brilliant staff. Was raining but just added to the fun. We had 13, 14, 16, 17 year olds with the youngest eager to go 1st.. cant wait to go again

Thank Shakila T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mum, dad and two teenagers did Segway as a family. It was fantastic and a far better experience and value for money than Centreparcs. It was something we could all do too. We had a good hour out and about, off road with, which went...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved it, great time if you like height and like a small rush, great for families and would recommend to anyone.

Thank Bertie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant way to entertain the children ! All four loved it! Staff were great and encouraged the children! Highly recommend!

Thank KateME1205
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner went and had a great time. I really feel like I channelled my inner 'Lara Croft' and even did the extreme course at the end. The only thing I would say is that I was quite shocked at how little instruction...More

Thank Robbyn W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the zip wire trail - 3 adults and 2 teenagers. It was a bit expensive but really good value. The whole thing lasted over 2 hours with lots of fun, long zipwires all the way down through the forest. The instructors were great...More

Thank Karen E
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Anthony N
15 May 2017|
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Response from GoApeTribe | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch and for thinking of us. Grizedale Cafe is situated in the courtyard and provides hot and cold food and drinks throughout the year. The facility is managed by our chums Churchill Catering Ltd. Well... More
Swaburah B
5 March 2017|
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Response from cmoon6365 | Reviewed this property |
The distance between the YHA Hawkshead & the Go Ape Grizedale Forest location is just 3 miles but I am very doubtful that it is on a bus route. My recommendation is that you contact both the Grizedale Youth Hostel & also Go... More
Kay M
28 January 2017|
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
The course is in several stages so you could back out if you really felt scared even after one or two stages, although its a long walk back to the centre. The equipment provided also includes a whistle so if you have real... More