Heads up!We are now partially re-open. TICKETS MUST BE PRE-BOOKED ONLINE TO GAIN ENTRY, INCLUDING ANNUAL PASS MEMBERS. Tickets CANNOT be purchased at the gate. Tickets are available to pre-book online up until Sunday 20th September 2020. See the 'Know Before You Go' page below for more details...

The Dragon Castle High Ropes

Temporarily closed due to Government restrictions

The Dragon Castle High Ropes

Temporarily closed due to Government restrictions

All the way up in the tree tops you will find The Dragon Castle High Ropes.

You and your group can leap, and soar suspended above the ground as you make your way over treacherous crossings. This heart-stopping experience ends with a zipline from the high tower down through the trees. This attraction is suitable for children and adults alike - not for the faint hearted!


Price: £4.95 per person

Duration: 20 mins (approx.)

Pay at The Dragon Castle Kiosk or at the Gift Shop. You cannot purchase a ticket at the attraction.

Open on Orange Days only.

That was so much fun!

Jessica - 12yrs

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is The Dragon Castle High Ropes included in the entry ticket? How high is the course?

Attraction Rules

Upon entering this attraction, you accept the following risks and will adhere to the rules listed below. If you do not follow these rules you could have a serious or even fatal accident.

TO ENJOY THIS ATTRACTION

  • To climb on your own, you must be at least 1.3m. If under 16 years old, you must be supervised from the ground by a responsible adult (17yrs+). If you are supervising from the ground, you must be able to see clearly at a distance of no more than 20 metres. 8 children to 1 adult.
  • Anyone between 1 metre to 1.3 metres and at least 7 years old can climb but must be accompanied by a responsible adult (17yrs+) who has to climb as well. 1 child to 1 adult. Everyone climbing must purchase a ticket.
  • The maximum weight to climb is 120kg (18.5 stone).
  • Any person with a disability must inform the staff member at the high ropes course and be accompanied by a responsible adult (17yrs+) who has to climb as well.

BEFORE CLIMBING

  • Knockhatch Instructor will provide instruction. Listen carefully and ask if you are unsure. Any instruction given by a Knockhatch instructor must be obeyed at all times.
  • Enclosed shoes must be worn. No backless shoes, flip flops, crocs or sandals.
  • As much skin as possible should be covered. Any exposed skin could be rubbed by the harness and is more likely to receive injury on the apparatus.
  • Remove any loose clothing i.e. scarfs.
  • Remove as much jewellery as possible i.e. hoop earrings/facial piercings, necklaces, bracelets and rings. Any jewellery not removed may get caught and cause injury to yourself.
  • All pockets need to be emptied or sealed.
  • Tie long hair up.
  • Any mobile devices such as cameras or mobile phones that you wish to take on the course must be attached to you at all times.
  • All loose items must be attached to you at all times or in a sealed pocket.
  • No chewing gum.
  • No-one assumed to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs may climb.
  • We advise that anyone who is pregnant or with any medical conditions that may be affected by climbing i.e. heart conditions, back or spinal problems, should not attempt to climb.

YOUR KIT

A Knockhatch Instructor will fit your harness. Once your harness has been fitted you must not touch any part of it. If your harness needs adjusting, please ask a Knockhatch Instructor.

THE COURSE

Platforms

  • A maximum of 2 people can be on a platform at one time.

All other activities

  • Only 1 person on zip wire or crossing at any one time.

Zip Wires

  • Only 1 person can descend a zip wire at a time.
  • Check the landing site and zip wire are clear before descending.
  • Never hold onto the zip wire cable. Hold onto your black safety line.
  • Keep your head away from and to one side of the zip wire and keep your feet pointing downwards.
  • When landing, relax – if you land forwards run as soon as you land and slow yourself down, if you land facing backwards or sideways, drag your heels to slow down, DO NOT try and turn yourself around.
  • Exit the landing zone immediately to avoid collision.

GENERAL

  • Please be sensible at all times.
  • Knockhatch Adventure Park accepts no responsibility for damage to personal items and clothing.
  • The staff at Knockhatch Adventure Park have the right to refuse access if they see fit to do so.

KNOCKHATCH ADVENTURE PARK CANNOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR INJURY CAUSED WHILST USING THIS ATTRACTION. ANYONE BREAKING THESE RULES WILL HAVE THEIR GO TERMINATED AND MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE PARK WITH NO REFUND GIVEN.