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Go Ape, Thetford Forest


High Lodge Forest Centre
Santon Downham
IP27 0AF

Contact Details

Tel: 0845 643 9215
Discover the perfect adventure day in Thetford Forest. There’s something for everyone to enjoy, from exploring the canopy at great height to tearing up the trails onboard all-terrain electric Segway’s.

Tree Top Adventure
Ascend the tree tops to unleash your inner Tarzan. You’ll spend 2-3 hours in the trees tackling wobbly crossings, giant Tarzan Swings and zip wires, all up to 40ft off the floor.
Minimum age – 10 years
Minimum height – 1.4m
Maximum weight – 20.5 stone

Tree Top Junior
All the fun of the classic Tree Top Adventure course, on a course designed just for kids. Your cheeky monkey will enjoy an hour up in the tree tops, enjoying wooden obstacles, rope bridges and one epic zip wire finale.
Minimum age – n/a
Minimum height – 1m
Maximum weight – 20.5 stone

Forest Segways
Explore the forest like never before. Cruise down the road less traveled as your blaze new trails onboard all-terrain electric segways. All you need is a good sense of balance (and adventure!)
Minimum age – 10 years
Minimum weight – 7 stone
Maximum weight – 19.5 stone

Join the Go Ape Tribe and receive your own certificate of awesomeness for conquering the challenge. Advanced booking is advised. Check availability, supervision and participation rules at For further information visit:


By Road:
Follow signs off the A11 for Brandon and the B1107. High Lodge is signposted off the B1107.

By Public Transport:
From Thetford station it is 7 miles to Go Ape! High Lodge Forest Centre.

Prices and opening

Tree Top Adventure = £25-£33
Tree Top Junior = £18
Forest Segways = £35

Opening details

Season DatesOpening Hours
NotesGo Ape is open every day in school half terms and holidays. Weekend hours may be in operation during the Spring and Autumn months. Closed in December and January. Opening hours are based on the daylight hours of the day. The first and last admission will vary depending on the time of the year. Please check for more details.