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Go Ape Matfen

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Amazing day - instructors were fab - the kids all had a great day and we were able to follow and... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Claire M
via mobile
Still picking the wood chips out of my knickers

Just come back from an exhilarating few hours at Go Ape. Brilliant fun had by all of us and I'm... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Kerry L
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Set in the beautiful Northumberland countryside this adventure filled day out in the North East has all the wind-in-your-face-zip-wires you could ever need. Our high ropes course will not disappoint with a range of obstacles designed to bamboozle...more
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Matfen Hall Hotel, Matfen NE20 0RH, England
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Amazing day - instructors were fab - the kids all had a great day and we were able to follow and take photos and videos with our dog. Small cafe on site at the driving range as well. Would def return

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Just come back from an exhilarating few hours at Go Ape. Brilliant fun had by all of us and I'm sure we'll all sleep tonight. Great way to get two computer game obsessed 10 year olds out for some "real world" fun. They absolutely loved...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Good fun for a couple of hrs. Starts off with a safety brief to read and a disclaimer to sign to say that your pretty much responsible for your own safety. After being fitted with harness and walked through how all the clips and pulley...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

What a great place!! My 14 year old daughter had been wanting to complete the Tree Top Challenge and I had put off booking because for all 3 of us it works out quite expensive but I decided as part of this holiday I would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Go Ape Tree Top Adventure, Matfen, Northumberland (a.k.a GoApe Newcastle-although technically it’s not in Newcastle anymore) Me and my 2 friends tried Go Ape Tree Top Adventure in Matfen. So, what is Go Ape? I’ll try my best to explain it. So, Go Ape is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

While staying at matfen hall we visited go ape. We weren't disappointed on arrival staff were friendly and welcoming. During the tutorial everything was explained very well and clearly. The site has 5 different sections each ending with a zip wire. There is a massive...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank beee1986
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Spent two and a half hours here today for my 53rd birthday with my husband and 18yr old son. From the introductory training to the huge zip wire at the finishing post the whole experience was excellent. It is exhilarating and quite terrifying in an...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Hi. I had a really pleasant meeting today at Go Ape, Matfen Hall. Myself and my Ho thought we would take spontaneous trip to your trees...but it wasn’t the trees we enjoyed most. It was your paper cups. Those triangle ones in pit 3 and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank conormacleod1987
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Teambuilding venue! The route through the trees is challenging but great fun. We’ll come again!

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

Always good fun with helpful instructors! I’ve been before but this time went as part of a hen party. The staff made it fun and exciting for our group.

Date of experience: October 2017
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March 31, 2018|
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Response from T9346GYkevinc | Reviewed this property |
The Tarzan swing is definitely optional.
April 20, 2017|
Response from GoApeTribe | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch and for thinking of us. We're based in the grounds of Matfen Hall Hotel adjacent to the golf driving range. The Keepers Lodge, which is on site, overlooks the golf course and is open to the public... More
July 12, 2016|
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Response from NadNad56 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the activity, see below: Tree Top Adventure - max weight 20.5 stone Forest Segway - max weight 19.5 stone Zip Trekking - 19.5 stone