Go Ape Tickets - Matfen Hall, Newcastle

Go Ape Tickets - Matfen Hall, Newcastle

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Get your Go Ape Matfen tickets for one of the best things to do near Newcastle for families

If you’re looking for big days out in Newcastle for outdoor enthusiasts, then look no further than Go Ape! Just 15 miles west of Newcastle is one of the UK’s most unspoilt areas of natural beauty in Matfen Hall, where exciting adventure experiences are waiting to be discovered by you. 

Take to the trees, as you ascend the mighty high ropes course, Treetop Challenge, or if you prefer to keep your feet on the ground, have a go at Axe Throwing! 

Check out more about each of the outdoor activities in Newcastle at Go Ape Matfen Hall: 

  • Treetop Challenge: Experience the thrill of soaring through the trees on epic zip lines and swings. Suitable for anyone over 1.4m tall and aged at least 10 years old. 
  • Axe Throwing: Channel your inner warrior with an hour of cathartic Axe Throwing, the perfect group adventure. Suitable for anyone over aged at least 16 years old. 

Things to do in Newcastle at Matfen Hall:

After your exciting outdoor adventure at Go Ape Matfen Hall, there's plenty of things to do in Newcastle for you to discover. 

Explore the beautiful Northumberland countryside, a national park and world heritage site with plenty of walks and cycle trails for your nearby excursions.

You could even head to the picturesque village of Matfen with a delightful stream, a village green and a pub for you to grab something to eat and drink. There's also a nearby 27-hole golf course which is recognised as one of the best in Northumberland, and a local spa for you to relax in after a busy day. 

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Treetop Challenge Tickets - Go Ape Newcastle

Experience the thrill of soaring through the trees on epic zip lines and swings. Suitable for anyone over 1.4m tall and aged at least 10 years old

Available to 2 March 2025

Axe Throwing Tickets - Go Ape Newcastle

Channel your inner warrior with an hour of cathartic Axe Throwing, the perfect group adventure. Suitable for anyone over aged at least 16 years old

Available to 23 February 2025
Go Ape,
Matfen,
Newcastle upon Tyne NE20 0RH

How to find us

By car: 

From Newcastle: On the A69, turn off for Heddon-on-the-Wall and turn right again for the B6318 at the Three Tuns Pub, follow this for about six miles. After the Robin Hood Inn you will see signs for Matfen and Matfen Hall Country House Hotel, turn right and after two miles you’ll see signs for the Golf Driving Range and Go Ape on your right.

From Carlisle/Hexham: On the A69, turn left at Corbridge for the A68, heading North to Jedburgh. At the roundabout turn right (third exit) onto the B6318 and you will start to see signs for Matfen Hall Country House Hotel. After four miles turn left and after two miles you’ll see signs for the Golf Driving Range and Go Ape on your right.

Many Sat-Navs and smartphones will take you to a farm - please check the location before setting off. Due to the rural nature of the location, postcodes are not always accurate when using Sat-Nav directions. Please always cross reference with a map.

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By bus: 

There is a bus service (the 74 and 75) running between Newcastle Eldon Square Stand H and Matfen village. This is about half mile from Go Ape. The buses run every two hours or so during the day.

  • Paid parking
  • Picnic area
  • Food & Drink

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.

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

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