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high ropes

If you’ve got a head for heights and a sense of adventure come and try the High Ropes!

what is it?

Once you’re equipped with a helmet and harness, you’re ready to begin. You’ll be challenged to manoeuvre obstacles, platforms, tunnels and climbing ropes as you make your way around our thrilling 35 metre course. Each obstacles is suspended from the ceiling, so as you move, so do the High Ropes!

Please arrive 30 minutes before your allocated experience begins for your induction. You may be refused entry to your experience if you miss or arrive late for your induction.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer a refund for missed or late entry.

when is it?

Monday to Thursday (School Holidays Only)
16.00 – 18.00
Friday (Access All Areas)
16.00 – 18.00
Saturday and Sunday
10.00 – 17.00

Please note: Above times apply to term time. Check timetable for school holidays.


Are there any age, height or weight limits?
  • To use the High Ropes participants must be at least 1.2m tall.
  • Due to the nature of the courses, weight restrictions apply: if you weigh over 150kgs unfortunately we are unable to cater for you.
  • Climbers under the age of 4 can only participate in the Soft Play Zone.
What should I wear?

The High Ropes course is a physical course so you need to dress appropriately. You should dress in comfortable clothes that will allow you to move freely, safely and comfortably around the course. Closed toe shoes or trainers must also be worn. Please be aware, we don’t provide course footwear so do ensure you wear the correct footwear for your experience. Anyone with unsuitable footwear maybe refused entry.

  • You must wear closed-toe shoes for your safety.
  • Shoes should fully cover the foot and be heel-less.
  • No jewellery is to be worn around the course, you maybe asked to remove this by a member of staff.
  • Climbing shoes are not permitted on the activities.
Can I come if I am pregnant or have any health conditions?
  • Climbers should be in good health and participate responsibly.
  • If you are pregnant you should consider your physical condition and limitations before participating. We highly recommend you consult your midwife before participating.
  • Climbing is not recommended for guests that have neck or back problems, heart problems or have had recent surgery.
  • Please read our Admission Policy and Terms & Conditions before your arrive.
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