Go Ape Southampton

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North West of Southampton, close to Eastleigh, you can find Go Ape in the heart of Itchen Valley Country Park. The Hampshire location plays host to two of Go Ape's high ropes experiences plus axe throwing. The location is just off Allington
Lane - close to Southampton airport. Whether you're looking for things to do nearby with the kids or a day out with friends, the adventure is covered. Treetop Adventure is a one hour experience aimed at kids and young families. Treetop Challenge is for those over 1.4 metres tall and is 2-3 hours of high wire obstacles, Tarzan Swings and ziplines. Go Ape Southampton also boasts Axe Throwing - a gripping new experience. If you're looking for action-packed fun on the south coast, Go Ape's one of the best attractions around.

Where is Go Ape Southampton located?

Go Ape Southampton is located in Itchen Valley Country Park, set against the backdrop of beautiful water meadows and woodland near the River Itchen.

Details on what activities are available at Go Ape Southampton?

The Treetop Challenge and Treetop Adventure courses at Go Ape Southampton are fun, with quick zip wires and tree-high crossings. Axe Throwing is also available at this location for an exciting new experience. For thrill-seekers and families seeking outdoor adventure in Southampton, it's ideal.

Things to do in the local area?

Explore the 440 acres of stunning water meadows, woodland, and meadows along the River Itchen in the vicinity of Go Ape Southampton in Itchen Valley Country Park. Two play areas, an animal-sculptured Play Trail, a variety of trails, including the Keepers Trail and Nature Detective Trail, and orienteering courses are also available at the park. There are also frequent kid-friendly events held at the park. You can have a picnic in the park or recharge at the on-site café. It's the centre of Southampton's outdoor family entertainment scene.

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:

  • Relax, unwind, and tuck into some tasty food at the Woodland Café.
  • Let the children blow off steam in the adventure playgrounds.
  • Test your sense of direction on one of the orienteering trails.

Facilities & information

Features and facilities

Dog friendly


Child friendly

Gift shop

Children's play area

Woodland walks


Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Parking Available





Picnic area

Extra info

Nearest Train Station: Southampton Airport parkway is our nearest train station, next to the airport.
Price Details: Treetop Challenge - £36 Treetop Adventure - £23 Axe throwing - from £18

Arrival information & directions

Address: Itchen Valley Country Park, Allington Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, SouthamptonSO30 3HQ, United Kingdom

By car:

From the West: Exit the M27 at junction 5 and take the 2nd exit on roundabout, signposted Eastleigh A335, then follow brown tourist signs to Itchen Valley Country Park.

From the North: Follow the M3, joining the M27 Eastbound towards Portsmouth. Exit the M27 at junction 5 and take the 2nd exit on the roundabout, then follow the brown tourist signs to Itchen Valley Country Park.

From the East: Exit the M27 at junction 7. From junction 7, take the first exit, signposted Southampton A334, then the 3rd exit at the next roundabout, signposted West End A27, and follow brown tourist signs to Itchen Valley Country Park.

From Southampton: Head towards Southampton Airport. Join the A27 and follow brown tourist signs to Itchen Valley Country Park.

From Eastleigh: Take the A355 to Southampton airport. Follow brown tourist signs to Itchen Valley Country Park, past the airport onto A27.

You'll find Go Ape in the furthest car park. Go Ape's tucked away in the corner!

Please note that the following parking charges apply:

Up to 1 hour £1.50

Up to 2 hours £2.80

Up to 3 hours £4.00

Up to and over 4 hours £4.60

Coach Parking: £21.00 per day.

It might be worth getting a ticket for over 4 hours on busy days at Go Ape (usually weekends), your adventure may take a little longer than usual.

By train:

Southampton Airport parkway is the nearest train station, next to the airport. From here you can catch the xelabus X4 Towards West End. Get off the bus just after passing Haskins garden centre. From here it’s just under a mile walk (about 20 minutes) Continue along the road until you reach the roundabout. Turn left and follow the road until you reach the entrance to the park.

It is possible to walk all the way from the station to the park. It’s approximately three miles and takes about an hour.

A taxi should cost less than £10.

By bus:

The nearest bus stop to Go Ape Itchen Valley is about a 20-minute walk away (less than a mile). If you enter Go Ape's postcode SO30 3HQ into Google maps and select directions via public transport you'll find details of the next available bus service.

Note: There are cycle storage facilities at Go Ape. You can also find local cycle routes at Eastleigh Cycle Journey Planner.





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