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About Go Ape Whinlatter
Highest Go Ape in the country plus NEW Forest Segways It's so high you can see all the way to Scotland. Enjoy a Tree Top Adventure with us in our beautiful forest, riding zip slides through skies, over water and in England's only true mountain forest. We're sure you'll love the spectacular views of the Lake District. 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. We'll brief you for safety before you fly down our zip-wires, leap off our Tarzan Swing and tackle our crossings whilst enjoying some of Britain's most breathtaking scenery. And you can get off road and enjoy our epic forest adventure with Go Ape Forest Segway - an awesome segway experience in the Lakes with a down to earth twist. A great idea for a day out in the North Lakes (and home to Bassenthwaite ospreys), this is Go Ape at its most untamed.
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We had a Segway experience yesterday with Nicholas as our instructor . We had a really good time in stunning location under the watchful and safe hands of Nicholas. He was professional informed and friendly and made us feel very welcome . Thoroughly recommend for...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AM F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked easily online the night before. Whinlatter is easy to find with a paid car park with lot of spaces, cafe, visitor centre and toliets. Was in a small group of 4 including myself and my partner. Clear instructions at the start telling you how...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I think it was the third set that my partner and I conceded we are not an 'extreme sports couple'.... We were supposed to do this on our second date a year ago and we arrived too late to get on. A year on I...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last minute trip to go ape, so had nobody else in our group. The staff were all really friendly and helpful and checked on us regularly. Teens had great time, especially on the last jump to the cargo net .....while some of us chose the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lou W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having completed the Grizedale Go Ape enough years ago for me to forget how much it made me shake, had a great day out completing the Whinlatter course over bank holiday weekend! Due to the lovely sunshine weather, parking was a bit of a struggle...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lisa0011
Reviewed August 11, 2019

The segway experience was great fun. Once you have got the hand of controlling the segway, it is a great way to observe the beauty of Whinlatter forest- making pit stops at beautiful focal points. Jonty was a great guide, very patient and supportive. Thank...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank hannahJ27
Reviewed July 16, 2019

A glorious July day. I thought I'd be too hot but the trees provided welcome shade and a glorious scent. The staff were friendly and attentive and the safety instructions were clear, concise and entertaining... and then we were off! We were eased into it...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

My husband and two sons did most of the trail here until it poured with rain. The people training them were really great and placed a lot of emphasis on safety. Also it was reassuring to see there was a practice area under close supervision...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank V1447OCheatherg
Reviewed May 30, 2019

Decent course and good instruction. We've done all sorts of courses like Go Ape now and I prefer it when it's not possible to completely detatch from the course. You can do the course from age 10 (with parent supervision), so it can be a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Charlie_Bee_Gee
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

A thorough safety briefing to start, followed by a demonstration from the instructor, who checked we were competent and then let us go. A very safe environment, but also some tricky obstacles to challenge teenagers, 20+ and 50+, Granny decided to watch from ground level,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Mike B
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Response from GoApeTribe | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch and for thinking of us Mike. Our adventures at Go Ape Whinlatter are for those aged 10 years and over. 10-15 year olds do require a participating adult with them at all times. The cost for our 2-3... More
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