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Goodleaf Tree Climbing


Type:Adventure Park / Playground

Appley Park, Appley Lane, RYDE, Isle Of Wight, PO33 1ND

Tel: +44 0333 800 1188 / 07800720001

Goodleaf Tree Climbing


Take a trip up a tree with Goodleaf Tree Climbing and enjoy a canopy experience like no other!

Our popular two hour experiences are the perfect introduction to the magical thrill of tree climbing. They’re fantastic fun and give you a great sense of achievement; we offer a memorable adventure you’ll definitely want to share with family and friends.

We’re based in historic Appley Park in Ryde. Our qualified and experienced instructors will teach you the ropes (and the knots!), to enable you to take to the canopy of our stunning mature oak tree (it’s about 21 metres tall).  You’ll be wearing the latest safety equipment including harness and helmet, and as you ascend through the branches, you’ll enjoy a view of the world from an entirely new perspective.

Once at the top enjoy a squirrel’s eye view of the seaside below, swing around at 40ft or simply unwind in one of our special canopy hammocks.

Goodleaf are the UK’s original tree climbing company; we started way back in 2005 and in the last 10 years, we’ve guided thousands of people into the canopy.

Our lead instructor Paul is from New Zealand and we try to bring a relaxed, Antipodean feel to our experience. As long as you’re safe we’re very relaxed and there’s no pressure to climb – we just want you to have a fantastic time.

We provide tea, coffee and orange squash as well as our popular (and famous on Trip Advisor!) Tree Climber’s Flapjack.

*If you can’t get enough tree climbing, see our website for the only three day tree climbing course this side of the Atlantic Ocean*

Why not try an adventurous learning experience for your class? Goodleaf Tree Climbing accepts school parties and offers a unique activity. For more information and rates please contact Goodleaf Tree Climbing.


Provider Preferences

  • Outdoor Attraction


  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet - Public toilet nearby
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access - Reasonably – we are in a level field, you can drive up to the tree.
  • Text Message Facility
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Children & Infants

  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome - Aged 8 & over.

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking - This is a 10 min walk away from the tree - we will give directions.
  • Free parking
  • Green Transport
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking close by
  • Parking (free)
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Secure cycle parking - Nearby


  • Picnic area
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available

Payment Methods

  • Booking essential
  • Groups Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Beach / Coast within walking distance
  • Beach/Coast 5 min walking distance
  • Dogs welcome - Well behaved dogs that don't upset other climbers are welcome. Climbing takes place in a public park.
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gay/Lesbian Friendly
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement
  • Stag and hen parties welcome
  • Team / Corporate Activities

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • Selma M
    Trip Type:
    Brilliant Activity
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 31st May 2018
    Our children had a brilliant time on this activity and haven’t stopped taking about it- a perfect thing for them to do. The instructors are perfect for the job - very calm and relaxed whilst being... Read full review
  • annhawk17
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Amazing experience!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 29th May 2018
    Wonderful adventure in a beautiful park and a fantastic 300 year old tree. Took my 8 year old son, who was a little nervous but Matt was super with him and guided him all the way to a silver medal... Read full review
  • Mark F
    Trip Type:
    Great family activity
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 2nd May 2018
    Took my granddaughter at the weekend, for her (9th) birthday present. She was a little apprehensive when we arrived but Matt, our instructor, put her completely at ease before the climb. She ended up... Read full review

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