Go Ape Bracknell

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Located in the heart of Swinley Forest, close to Bracknell and Reading, you can find the location in 2,600 acres of Crown Estate. The Berkshire adventure is just off the B340 AKA Nine Mile Ride. It hosts five action-packed adventures. Explore the forest on two wheels with the all-terrain Segways. Alternatively, test your nerve amongst the trees on one of three high ropes courses. Go Ape Bracknell also boasts Axe Throwing - a gripping new experience. From 4 to 104, the adventure is covered. Go Ape Bracknell is a great day out if you're looking for unique things to do in the royal county.

Where is Go Ape Bracknell located?

Go Ape Bracknell is located in Swinley Forest, a 2,600-acre Crown Estate, conveniently situated near Reading, Farnborough, Maidenhead, and Slough.

Details on what activities are available at Go Ape Bracknell?

Treetop Challenge, Treetop Adventure, Treetop Adventure Plus, Forest Segway, and Axe Throwing are among the five fun activities available at Go Ape Bracknell. There's something for everyone, from high ropes activities to Segway tours and axe tossing.

Things to do in the local area?

You may explore the forest on the 15-mile bicycle network, visit The Look Out Discovery Centre, enjoy the inclusive play spaces, and have a picnic in the area surrounding Swinley Forest and Go Ape Bracknell. There are also bike rentals available at the Swinley Bike Hub.

Other Information

Know before you go

  • Wear sensible clothes for adventure.
  • Footwear must be sturdy and suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip-off shoes, open toes or heels.
  • Gloves are a good idea. Either bring a pair or you can buy them at the cabin on the day.

Make a day of it

  • Check out the Swinley Forest bike trails. Bring or rent bikes.
  • Dogs are welcome if you want to bring your four-legged friend.
  • Grab a bite to eat or a drink at the Coffee Shop.
  • Enjoy a spot of retail therapy at the newly built Lexicon Bracknell - also home to a 12-screen cinema.
  • Explore the Look Out Discovery centre, or Coral Reef Waterworld is just over the road.

Facilities & information

Features and facilities

Dog friendly


Child friendly

Children's play area

Woodland walks


Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Parking Available




Picnic area

Extra info

Nearest Train Station: There is a direct service from London Waterloo to Bracknell, operated by Southwest Trains.
Price Details: Treetop Challenge - £36; Treetop Adventure Plus - £28 Treetop Adventure - £23; Forest Segway - £38; Axe throwing - from £18

Arrival information & directions

Address: Nine Mile Ride, Bracknel, Berkshire, BracknellRG12 7QW,, United Kingdom

By car: 

From the North, come off the M4 at junction 10 and continue on the bit of motorway on the A329. Take the A322 through Bracknell, Easthampstead. Follow the brown tourist attraction signs for The Look Out Discovery Centre. The location is opposite Coral Reef.

From the South, come off the M3 at junction 3, take the A322 in the direction of Bracknell. Follow the brown tourist attraction signs for The Look Out Discovery Centre. The location is opposite Coral Reef.

Just make sure you head to The Look Out and you'll find Go Ape!

Due to the rural nature of the locations, postcodes are not always accurate when using satellite navigation. Please always check the route it has given you before setting off, and cross reference with a map.

Parking at Swinley Forest

Parking costs £3.40 for up to 4 hours or £6.80 for the whole day. The car park can be very busy, so please leave some extra time to park. 

Please Note: Tickets purchased in the Go Ape car park are not valid for other car park sections. If you wish to move your vehicle you will need to buy an additional ticket in that section.

 By train:

There is a direct service from London Waterloo to Bracknell, operated by Southwest Trains. 

 By bus:

 Bracknell bus station is located opposite the train station.

Please mention your intended destination to the bus driver and you will be dropped off near a sign-posted walkway to the Centre. It is around a 15-minute walk from the bus stop to The Look Out.



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