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“Go Ape”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Go Ape Whinlatter

Go Ape Whinlatter
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Go Ape”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2014

We did go ape. The staff at the go ape office were a bit rude but otherwise it was fantastick! The park was great for the kids. BRING WELLIES

Visited October 2013
1 Thank Prue A
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English first
York, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great day out!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2014

Brilliant - great day out for children. Good value and friendly instructors
The views are fantastic

The cafe nearby was also brilliant

Visited March 2013
Thank David B
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“great with the kids”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2013

Loved this day out regardless of the weather (I recommend buying the gloves wtih the little rubber grippers they sell in the officewhich are inexpensive and worth it when it gets chilly). The course is beautifully laid out and very safe - but still plenty of excitement for the kids & adults alike. Be sure to pay attention to the chaperoning requirements - they are strict about the ratio of kids to adults

Visited October 2013
1 Thank Robert D
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2013

My friend and I had sooo much fun doing the Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course! The course was very big and great fun throughout, with extreme and easy routes. While I wouldn't consider myself a scaredy-cat, I found the course very thrilling and a great adrenaline buzz! I liked how you were free to do the course in your own time, as I have done one of these before in Thailand where you had to stay with the instructor for the whole experience. I found that very restrictive so Go Ape was great that way.
The instructors were very friendly and competent. Our instructor gave a very clear, comprehensive demonstration before we started and the harnesses were very easy to use. I also felt very safe throughout, even though the heights were terrifying! A truly brilliant experience!

Visited October 2013
Thank Ros547
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Day Out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

We visited Go Ape for our adventure today after visiting a couple of days earlier to see if our daughter and me (mum) could handle the course. On arrival we received a warm welcome from Becky our instructor and she showed us the ropes (excuse the pun)!!! After which we where let loose on the course, there were 3 of us but 9 other people booked but after the initial safety talk we were off at our own speed and not left hanging around. Even though the instructor does not accompany you on the course they keep a watchful eye on your progress from the ground. With dad keeping a watchful eye on our daughter who is the minimum age of 10 she managed easily. Thanks to all the professional staff for their smiles and encouragement when things got tough for me we all completed the 5 sections of the course and had a great experience. Although on booking we thought it might be a little expensive after an enjoyable day we found it well worth the money. Would highly recommend.

Visited October 2013
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