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Based on the estate grounds of a 500-year-old country mansion and farm, four miles from the centre of Leeds, Go Ape at Temple Newsam hosts three of the most thrilling experiences and is one of the best-loved family attractions around. If you're looking for things to do in the area, Go Ape's West Yorkshire adventure can cater for all.
From ziplines and tricky crossings to Tarzan Swings and The Plummet - an 11-meter leap of faith. Each of the treetop experiences offers variety and choice. For those aged 4 to 104. Make a day out of it. After Go Ape, there's plenty to see and do, with over 1,500 acres of scenic parkland to explore.

Where is Go Ape Temple Newsam located?

Go Ape Temple Newsam is located just four miles from the center of Leeds, situated within the estate grounds of a 500-year-old country mansion and beautiful woodlands.

Details on what activities are available at Go Ape Temple Newsam?

Three thrilling airborne excursions are available at Go Ape Temple Newsam:

  1. Treetop Challenge: An exhilarating freefall Plummet, tree-to-tree zip lines, and Tarzan swings are all features of this high ropes course.
  2. Treetop Adventure Plus: This course provides variation and option for different comfort levels and is appropriate for individuals over 1.2 metres tall and 6 years old.
  3. Treetop Adventure is a great way to introduce young explorers to thrilling ziplines and tree-to-tree crossings.

Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Temple Newsam's woodlands and historic estate grounds, these activities provide fun and challenges for people of all ages.

Things to do in the local area?

You can tour the ancient estate grounds, which include a 500-year-old rural mansion, in the vicinity of Go Ape Temple Newsam. Savour the gorgeous grounds, stop by the Tea Rooms for a bite to eat, or have a picnic in the Georgian walled garden or by the lake. In addition, there's a gift shop and an award-winning rare breed conservation farm to explore. It's a fantastic family-friendly location close to Leeds.

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:

  • Take a wander into the woods to discover the folly and explore the bridle paths.
  • Pay "Home Farm" a visit and meet the hundreds of rare-breed farm animals which live there.
  • Get some history and culture by having a look around Temple Newsam House.

Facilities & information

Features and facilities

Dog friendly


Child friendly

Children's play area

Woodland walks

Free car parking (on site)


Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Parking Available




Picnic area

Extra info

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

Arrival information & directions

Address: Stable Courtyard, Temple Newsam Estate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LeedsLS15 0AD, United Kingdom

By car:

Temple Newsam is just off the M1 (junction 46 from the south and junction 46 from the north).

Parking is free of charge at this location.

By bus:

The 19 and 19A buses run to Whitkirk, one mile from Temple Newsam House.

If you live in East Leeds, you can download the Flexibus app, book a journey an hour before you travel, and a Flexibus will drive you to Temple Newsam Estate from a local pick-up point. This service is available from 7am until 7pm Monday to Saturday. 




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