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Go Ape at Rivington, Bolton

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Address: Rivington Lane | Horwich, Bolton BL6 7SB, England
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+44 845 519 1798
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Voted Best Tourism Experience at Lancashire and Blackpool Tourism Awards...

Voted Best Tourism Experience at Lancashire and Blackpool Tourism Awards 2011 and nominated in the Visit Lancashire for Small Visitor Attraction in 2014. It's got to be one of Lancashire's best days out and that's not just us saying that (check out our feedback!). With breathtaking scenery, amazing tree top obstacles and awesome zip lines, Rivington is sure to be a day out in Lancashire you won't forget. You are guaranteed a warm welcome at Rivington Tree Top Adventure. It's home to one of the most exciting zip wires: You'll cross a bay in the reservoir and get a bird's eye view over the water. With its rugged hills, picturesque reservoirs and woodlands bustling with wildlife, Rivington is one of Lancashire's 'must visit' locations. A gem in its own right and on the doorstep of Manchester, one of the most vibrant cities in the UK.

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Cheeky time

Went with family as a sort of boys day out. We were greeted and went through the safety briefing. Having a couple of 'outspoken ones' within our group the instructor played along... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went with family as a sort of boys day out. We were greeted and went through the safety briefing. Having a couple of 'outspoken ones' within our group the instructor played along and joined in the humour. The obstacles were good- some more challenging than others. The best bit was the long zip wire that goes over the lake. It... More 

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Thank Shamim A
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surprised my boyfriend for his birthday. Great access and facilities. Very good support from instructors and also group members. You are not rushed around the route and there a 4 zones. End of each zone is a zip wire that brings you back down to the floor, great if in need of a little break or a quick loo trip!... More 

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Thank Rachel J
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a friends birthday at the weekend and we all enjoyed ourselves, you get briefed at the start on how to connect all the ropes etc. Then your on your own to go through the trees. My favourite part is zip wiring over the lake. If you get a nice day the view is outstanding, if you could... More 

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Thank Amy W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Went with my nephew. The instructions were very clear and safe. We were not rushed around the course and going through the trees was thrilling, particularly the big zip line at the end.

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Thank KCar2017
Bolton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This was pretty decent. My girlfriend and I decided to do something different for a bit of entertainment and It certainly fulfilled our expectations. This only lasted an hour or so and I personally wish things got a little bit higher and faster but I strongly recommend this for children that are seeking a bit of an adventure. Or adults... More 

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Adlington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We have been there twice as its truly thrilling. Once at a birthday and once because it was so good last time. Not for the faint harted though as they leave you in your own safety clipping your self in. The use of natural trees is refreshing aswell. The course for us took about an hour to an hour and... More 

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Thank seahart2016
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Go Ape, Rivington on 19/2/17 with my sister who was going as a sort of fear-conquering experience. I went for fun as I wasn't really that scared of heights... or at least I didn't think I was... It was a fantastic experience - the booking staff on the telephone were really helpful and let us change our times... More 

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Thank Lauren T
Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent facilities. Great location and setting. Well organised set up with friendly and knowledgable staff. Safety drill was well presented and thorough. Fun day team building, with great views! Challenging for most but fun physical activity

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Formby, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We'd visited another Go Ape, daughter loved it so much she dragged her Dad here the following week. He was more frightened that her (she is fearless!) Highly recommended.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My partner and I visited here after booking last minute and I loved every single second of it! I am scared of heights so thought I would try and take a leap of faith and conquer them for good! I arrived feeling very scared and nervous but after doing the training course with the instructor he made me feel a... More 

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