Trips are arranged under four exciting, curriculum-linked themes

Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world

People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future

Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress

Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone

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Go Ape Chelmsford

Greenbury Way, Writtle, Chelmsford, CM2 8FS. England

Hylands Park, one of Essex’s most iconic locations, is now home to Go Ape’s 35th outdoor activity centre in the UK. Newly launched this summer, Go Ape Chelmsford features three high ropes experiences, including high-speed ziplines, free-fall Tarzan Swings, and a host of tricky tree-to-tree crossings.

This exciting new adventure is suitable for people of all ages, from 4 to 94. So whether you’re looking for a fun day out with the family or a challenging adrenaline rush, Go Ape Chelmsford is the perfect place for you.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!


Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 7-11 ZIP 12.2MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 11-14 ZIP 12.2MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details



Greenbury Way, Writtle, Chelmsford
CM2 8FS. England

Opening Hours

Monday - Sunday, 9am - 5pm.