Go Ape - Forest of Dean Mallards Pike

Go Ape - Forest of Dean Mallards Pike

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Explore and enjoy England’s largest oak woodland and one of the most beautiful adventures from the treetops or the forest floor.

Check out two of the exciting adventures at Go Ape Mallards Pike below:

  • Treetop Challenge: Buckle up for Go Ape's most popular treetop trek suitable for more experienced adventurers looking to test their balance and nerve. Suitable for anyone over 1.4m tall and aged at least 10 years old. 
  • Forest Segways: This ones for the bucket list! Take to the forest on two wheels, adding a whole new dimension to your outdoor adventure. Suitable for all ages. 

Things to do near Mallards Pike:

Spanning three counties – Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, and Monmouthshire, the Forest of Dean boasts a rich historical heritage. It was once King Henry VIII’s hunting forest and served as the inspiration for Tolkien's mystical, magical settings. So expect beautiful views and a touch of enchantment from this unique location!

Enjoy a leisurely stroll beside the waterside at the scenic Mallards Pike Lake, where you'll find a café to refuel.

Make a day of your visit! The Forest of Dean offers numerous walking and running routes, and with its varied terrain and stunning scenery, it’s a cyclist's paradise.

There's something for everyone, from road cyclists to mountain bikers seeking off-road and downhill thrills.

Don’t miss Puzzlewood, a popular TV and film location. If you're staying for the day, we recommend enjoying a picnic by the water’s edge too!

Buying as a gift? Lovetovisit Gift Card available here!

Treetop Challenge - Go Ape Mallards Pike

Enjoy an exhilarating high ropes course with epic zip lines and challenges. Suitable for anyone over 1.4m tall and aged at least 10 years old.

Available to 20 April 2025

Forest Segways - Go Ape Mallards Pike

Jump on board one of Go Ape's amazing all-terrain Segways and discover some of the Forest’s amazing wildlife, suitable for all ages!

Available to 3 November 2024
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How To Find Us

By Car:

Go Ape Mallards Pike is clearly marked on Google Maps. Set your navigation before leaving as mobile signal is very limited in the Forest of Dean. You'll need to keep your eyes peeled but this is the best way of getting to Go Ape.

Directions: Take the A48 to Blakeney and follow the brown signs to Go Ape.  If you miss them, continue to follow Google Maps to "Go Ape Mallards Pike.

Parking is managed by Forestry England.

  • Food & Drink
  • Picnic area
  • Parking
  • Cycle trails
  • Walking routes
  • Dogs welcome
  • Toilets
  • Disabled Access

Footwear must be sturdy and suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip off shoes, open toes or heels.

Wear sensible clothes for adventure and please ensure your midriff is covered.

Gloves are a good idea. Either bring a pair or you can buy them at the cabin on the day.

Go Ape is an excellent wet weather activity! The course remains open in all weathers, except when it is icy, stormy, in high winds or during lightning.

Rain makes the course muddier than usual – which all adds to the fun! Don’t forget to dress for the weather. Sometimes, unfortunately, Go Ape might need to close the course for reasons beyond our control, if this happens you will be given a full refund.

Please ensure you arrive for your Go Ape activity 15 minutes before your session begins. 

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