Go Ape at Dalby Forest - Tree Top Challenge & Segway Fun

Themed Attraction, Garden/Environmental Attraction


Go Ape is the UK's No.1 award winning Forest Adventure for all the family. Based in Dalby Forest it’s one of the best days out in Yorkshire: They don’t call this the Great Yorkshire Forest for nothing. Families and friends of all ages can enjoy our classic Tree Top Challenge, Tree Top Adventure and our epic all-terrain Go Ape Forest Segway Experience. Based north east of York, it’s a day out like no other!

Tree Top Challenge:

Our Tree Top Challenge involves 2-3h of fun and exhilarating adventure across six sites. Each site features our award winning high ropes, crossings, bridges, tarzan swings and epic wind-in-your-face zip wires to finish. With hilltop-to-hilltop zip wires and a plunging valley below, it’s easy to see why our adventure at Dalby Forest is so popular. It’s simply stunning.

What’s included?

Two to three hours of challenging fun and adventure, including;

  • A safety demonstration from our experienced Tribe
  • A practice session before you head into in the trees
  • A totally unforgettable experience in the trees– with a certificate to prove it!

Can I do Go Ape Treetop Challenge?

Minimum Age - 10yrs

Minimum Height - 1.4m (4ft7")

Maximum weight - 20.5 stone (130kg)

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Forest Segway Experience:

Our adventures don’t just happen up in the trees. You can get off the beaten track and enjoy another forest adventure with Go Ape Forest Segway – an epic experience with a down to earth twist.

Enjoy an hour of fun being guided through the beautiful forest on the latest in green technology with our self-balancing electric all terrain Forest Segways. 

What’s Included

An hour of off-road Segway fun, including;

  • A safety demonstration from our experienced Tribe
  • A practice session before you head into in the forest
  • A totally unforgettable forest trail experience – and the certificate to prove it!

Can I Forest Segway?

Minimum Weight – 7 stone

Maximum Weight – 19.5 stone

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Tree Top Adventure:

If you’re looking for outdoor activities for children, then Treetop Adventure is the answer. It’s a fun filled hour of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all the family to enjoy together. You’ll negotiate gradually more challenging crossings and finish on a high (literally) with an awesome zip wire.

Our outdoor adventure is for all abilities so explorers can uncover the forest canopy from 6 years (over 1m) to 106 years! Parents can even go on course with children too (though you might have to bob down a bit!)

What’s Included?

An hour of fun and adventure including;

  • A safety demonstration from one of our experienced Tribe
  • A practice session before you head into the trees
  • A totally unforgettable experience in the trees – with a certificate to prove it!

Can I do Treetop Adventure?

6-12yrs must be supervised from the ground by a non-paying adult

1 adult can supervise 6 children from the ground

Under 6yrs must be accompanied on course by a paying adult

Minimum Height - 1m

More questions? Find the answers HERE

We think everyone has the Go Ape spirit just waiting to be unleashed! There’s no greater rush than the great outdoors, so whether your tribe is a stag do, birthday party, corporate event or simply a day out with family or friends, we make our courses as fun and as accessible as possible.

Opening Times

Go Ape Dalby Forest is open weekends and local school holidays from mid February through to mid July - everyday during local summer holidays – then weekends and local school holidays until the end of November. We advise checking the onsite calendar HERE and prebooking to avoid disappointment.


Please don’t follow the postcode on Sat Nav. Instead follow directions to Thornton-le-Dale and then follow signs to Dalby Forest from there.

You can see other forest attractions on the following pages such as:

See also other attractions in North Yorkshire.


Type Price
Forest Segways £35
Tree Top Adventure- Tiny Tarzans (Over 1 metre tall) £18
Tree Top Challenge- Baboons (age 10-15 years) £25
Tree Top Challenge- Gorillas (age 16 and over) Special summer price £28 £33


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