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 Glentress Forest

Falla Brae Car Park Glentress Forest, Peebles, EH45 8NB. Scotland

Welcome to the home of the highest zip wire in Scotland.

Tucked away in the picturesque Glentress Forest, this hidden gem boasts an adrenaline-filled activity set against some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery. The perfect backdrop to this dramatically challenging Go Ape Peebles course with a 325-metre-long zip wire across a valley that’s a whopping 160ft high!

See the adventure unfurl while you traverse the huge Douglas fir trees and zip over the open water and mountain bike trails. Go Ape Peebles has bike racks available at the cabin, or take advantage of the bike hire available.

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



Falla Brae Car Park Glentress Forest, Peebles
EH45 8NB. Scotland

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday, 10am - 2pm. Saturday,10am - 4.30pm. Saturday, 10am - 3pm.