Go Ape Leeds Castle

LOCATION

MAIDSTONE, KENT

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Take in the breathtaking views of the beautiful countryside and North Downs and experience a course that will get the hairs on the back of your neck bristling. With zip wires 20 metres above the forest floor and 250 metres in length, every ape will enjoy a piece of the outdoor action here. (If you have booked between 8:30-9:30am please wait at the main entrance and staff will let you in as gates do not open until 10am).

Go Ape Leeds Castle
MAIDSTONE, ME17 1PL

Features

Facilities
  • Parking onsite
Opening times
  • Opening Times: See website for availability (pre-booking advised)

About the area

Discover Kent

The White Cliffs of Dover are an English icon – the epitome of our island heritage and sense of nationhood. They also mark the point where the Kent Downs AONB, that great arc of chalk downland stretching from the Surrey Hills and sometimes known as ‘the Garden of England’, finally reaches the sea. This is a well-ordered and settled landscape, where chalk and greensand escarpments look down into the wooded Weald to the south.

Many historic parklands, including Knole Park and Sir Winston Churchill’s red-brick former home at Chartwell, are also worth visiting. Attractive settlements such as Charing, site of Archbishop Cranmer’s Tudor palace, and Chilham, with its magnificent half-timbered buildings and 17th-century castle built on a Norman site, can be found on the Pilgrim’s Way, the traditional route for Canterbury-bound pilgrims in the Middle Ages. 

In the nature reserves, such as the traditionally coppiced woodlands of Denge Wood and Earley Wood, and the ancient fine chalk woodland of Yockletts Bank high on the North Downs near Ashford, it is still possible to experience the atmosphere of wilderness that must have been felt by the earliest travellers along this ancient ridgeway.

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