Join us for a memorable aerial adventure set in magnificent, mature woodland on the Ashford Estate. This is a unique opportunity to engage in an exhilarating experience surrounded by natural beauty. Your journey will take you through trees such as Beech, Oak, Monterey pines, Scots pine and European fir trees. We have up to 20 different obstacles and seven ziplines, split between three courses for an aerial adventure to remember. Suitable for both adults and younger adventurers alike.
The Flying Fox Course
The course is made up of a series of tree-fixed platforms linked by zip-lines. There are five zip-lines throughout the course combined to total 500 metres. It’s a magnificent way to hang out in the tree tops come rain or shine!
Who is it for?
Adults and older children with a reach of at least 1.4 meters. (Finger tips can reach this height).
Maximum weight is 19 stone (120 kg).
Designed with younger adventurers in mind, here you will be traversing, climbing, zipping and tunneling your way around the forest, with 20 obstacles and two zips. The course duration is approximately 1.5 hours including a safety briefing and the session. Before you start the course, you’ll receive a safety briefing by one of our qualified experienced instructors and fitted in a secure harness safety system.
Who is it for?
Recommended for children aged 5 to 12, though older children and adults are welcome. We can occasionally progress from the confidence building Tree Hoppers to the Flying Fox if the instructor approves and everyone is comfortable.
Minimum age: 5 years
Minimum height: 1 metre
Max weight: 19 stone (120kg)
Supervision: 5 to 9 years require a participating adult. Ratio 1:2
Supervision: 9 to 12 years require a participating adult. Ratio 1:5
The course takes approximately 1 hour to 1.5 hours including a safety briefing and the session. It also depends on how speedy you are, how busy the course is and who you have got in your party.
Before you start the course, you'll be given a safety briefing by one of our qualified experienced instructors and fitted in a secure harness safety system.
A continuous belay safety system keeps participants safely attached so they can focus on zipping and flying through the forest.
Conquer the tallest tree climb in Ireland! ‘Monty’ is over 110 years old, standing at 50 metres and is one of the largest Monterey Pine trees on the Ashford Estate. Tree climbing is an enjoyable outdoor experience. Experience beautiful surroundings and enjoy the views from the treetop. There are four different climbing routes to choose from, suitable for adults and children. You can go all the way to the top or as high as you feel comfortable. Before you start the course, you will be fitted in a safety harness and receive a safety briefing by one of our experienced qualified instructors.
Zipline Adventure and Tree Hoppers
- €80 per person for up to 2 people, additional participants priced at €30 for 1 - 1.5 hour duration
Booking in advance is essential for this activity
- €80 per person for up to 2 people, additional persons at €30 for 1 hour duration.
Minimum age of 4 years and a maximum weight of 19 stone/120 kg
Please note: Advance bookings are highly recommended to avoid disappointment.