After a safety demonstration and practice session, participants tackle the course at their own pace. It is divided into five sections and boasts 35 crossings; zips wires, swings, bridges, balance beams and more. Most people take a couple of hours to complete it.
Go Ape is open from February to November, closing in December and January for maintenance. Advanced online booking is recommended.
Go Ape Rivington is one of many Go Ape courses around the UK. Their other centres in North West England are at Whinlatter Forest (near Keswick), Grizedale Forest (near Hawkshead), and Delamere Forest (near Chester).
Go Ape is situated to the rear of the Great House Barn on Rivington Lane in Rivington (postcode BL6 7SB). Parking on the Great House Car Park is free.