Scotland goes ape for forest adventures

Scotland goes ape for forest adventures

Forest adventure company Go Ape has reached new heights in Scotland, after more than 50,000 visitors participated in its activities during the 2015 season.

Go Ape operates three sites across Scotland which experienced a record turnover of £1.2m and a combined growth of 3% over the year.

The company saw revenue increase to £20m across the UK in 2015, an 8% rise year-on-year despite poorer weather throughout the season. 

In total, 860,000 customers visited Go Ape in 2015, enjoying the range of activities across the 29 sites.

Jerome Mayhew, managing director of Go Ape, said: “Despite one of the rainiest Scottish summers in history, we achieved a record turnover in Scotland in 2015, showing that regardless of the weather, there’s still strong demand for outdoor-based activities from Scots who love living life adventurously.  

“Our Scottish customers can swing through the tree-tops on zip wires and tackle obstacles and rope crossings in the great outdoors, whilst enjoying some of the country’s most breathtaking scenery.”