Go Ape Chelmsford

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Located to the southwest of Chelmsford, just off the A414, Greenbury Way, you'll find Go Ape in Hylands Park, Chelmsford. The three high ropes courses sit proudly amongst the 574 acre estate, adjacent to Mauro's cafe and the Adventure Playground. Tackle tricky crossings, fly down speedy ziplines and navigate yourself around the forest canopy. Go Ape Chelmsford is the latest to join Essex's top visitor attractions and comes 'highly' recommended. An action-packed day out for families and friends if you're looking for things to do.

Where is Go Ape Chelmsford located?

Go Ape Chelmsford is located in Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex, which is one of the most well-known areas in the county. It is the 35th outdoor activity centre in the UK and provides three high ropes activities, making it appropriate for explorers of all ages, ranging from 4 to 94.

Details on what activities are available at Go Ape Chelmsford?

Go Ape Chelmsford offers three high ropes adventures, including high-speed ziplines, free-fall Tarzan Swings, and a range of difficult tree-to-tree crossings. It's an adventure for people of all ages, making it an excellent day out for families, friends, and groups.

Things to do in the local area?

Explore the lovely 574-acre public park in Chelmsford, which includes gardens, a children's adventure playground, and Hylands House, a Grade II* listed country house open to the public on specified days. The park is ideal for outdoor relaxation and has walking and cycling routes to complement your visit to Go Ape.

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Price Details: Treetop Challenge - £36 Treetop Adventure Plus - £28 Treetop Adventure - £23

Arrival information & directions

Address: Greenbury Way, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex, ChelmsfordCM2 8FS, United Kingdom

By car:

Please use post code CM2 8FS to navigate to the location, and enter through Hylands Park entrance off A414 Greenbury Way. Look out for signs for Highlands Estate one you have made the turn off of the A414 at the junction.

All parking is pay and display.

By bus: 

The location can be reached by bus using route C4 First Buses, alighting at Lodge Road and walking down Paradise Road through to the underpass and into the park via the Writtle car park entrance.

By bike:

There are multiple cycle routes that can take you to the Hylands Park entrance. Routes 3 and 4 run through the location at the point where it says ‘Writte Belt’ in the woodland adjacent to Hylands Park where the routes terminate. 


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