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Go Ape Thetford


High Lodge Forest Centre
Santon Downham
IP27 0AF

Contact Details

Tel: 01603 895500
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 Challenge
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 Adventure
All the fun of the classic Tree Top Adventure course, on a course designed with little monkeys in mind. They will enjoy an hour up in the tree tops, enjoying wooden obstacles, rope bridges and an 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 travelled as your blaze new trails onboard all-terrain electric segways. All you need is a good sense of balance (and adventure!)
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:
From Norwich or London - High Lodge Forest Centre is signposted off A11 onto the B1107 towards Brandon, it is past the Golf Club on the left hand side.
From Brandon, head out on the B1107 towards Thetford and it is on the right hand side.

By Public Transport:
From Thetford station it is 7 miles to Go Ape! High Lodge Forest Centre.
From Brandon station it is 5 miles.

Prices and opening

Tree Top Challenge - 10 to 15yr olds £25, 16yrs & over £33
Tree Top Adventure - £19
Forest Segways = £35

Opening details

Season DatesOpening Hours
NotesWe are open every weekend and mid week during Feb half term and from Easter holidays to end of October half term.
Some activities are operated seasonally with 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.