Axe Throwing - Go Ape Newcastle

Go Ape - Matfen Hall, Newcastle

Available to 27 April 2025

Book now from £18.00

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Get your tickets to axe-throwing in Matfen Hall in one of the most exciting and unique days out near Newcastle

Looking for outdoor group activities in Northumberland for your friends or colleagues? Or are you looking for unique things to do near Newcastle? If so, then the Axe Throwing experience at Matfen Hall makes for the perfect days out in Newcastle for you! 

Feel like a Viking warrior in an hour-long axe-throwing adventure with Go Ape, take aim and fling your axe at the bullseye, while taking in the incredible surroundings of the Northumberland countryside as a backdrop. 

A trained instructor will provide a full safety briefing and will give plenty of tips along the way. There will also be a few extra games and challenges along the way to spice up the competition with your group.

Let off some steam in the ultimate stress-relieving activity and enjoy plenty of laughs along the way as you compete with your group to become the axe-throwing champion! 

About your adventure: 

  • Duration: One hour
  • Minimum age: 16 years old
  • What to wear: Weather-appropriate casual and comfy clothes, closed-toe shoes

Get your tickets for the Axe Throwing experience at Go Ape in Matfen Hall today, or take a look at the Treetop Challenge experience, also at Go Ape Newcastle.

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Newcastle upon Tyne NE20 0RH
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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

Wear something casual and comfy. Closed toe shoes must be worn by all participants. Dress for the weather so bring along a mac if it’s raining! 

You must be at least 16 years old to participate in the axe-throwing experience. 

The duration of your axe-throwing experience at Go Ape is one hour. 

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, course may need to be closed for reasons beyond Go Ape's control, if this happens you will be given a full refund.

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