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High Wire:Go Ape Thetford

  • VistEngland VAQAS

High Wire, £20-£35

VAQAS, 2010 Berry Savory Best Tourist Attraction

Spiders Web, Go Ape Thetford

Spiders Web, Go Ape Thetford

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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

Tree Top Adventure Plus
This one is for the mini adrenaline junkie. Complete Treetop Adventure first and then have a go at our additional, brand new section of course. You'll have to crawl, clamber and climb your way through the obsatcles - it's higher, wobblier and ends in a 100m zip wire!
Minimum age - 6
Minimum height– 1.2 metres
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 – 18.4 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

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDogs accepted

There is also a large play area, cafe, toilets, information point, extensive walking and cycle trails, bike shop/hire and archery available. A site entry fee charged per car is payable on exit.

Opening details

We 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.


Treetop Challenge – 10-15yr old’s £30, 16yrs + £35
Treetop Adventure Plus - £25
Treetop Adventure - £20
Forest Segway - £35


High Lodge Forest Centre,
Santon Downham,
IP27 0AF


See location of Go Ape Thetford on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 809851  Lat: 52.43451 Long: 0.66003

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.

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

There is also a large play area, cafe, toilets, information point, extensive walking and cycle trails, bike shop/hire and archery available. A site entry fee charged per car is payable on exit.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
  • compacted stone and tarmac paths

  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)


  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility