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It’s hard to believe that we are just about to start our twelfth tree climbing season on the Isle of Wight. The winter seems to have a flown by as usual and it’s wonderful to see the spring colours around. We can’t wait to get the ropes back into our tree. Although our official opening

“What do you do all winter?” After  “how do you get the ropes into the tree?”,  the second most popular question people ask me is: “What do you do all winter?” As the owner of recreational tree climbing business based in the UK, I prefer not to spend too much teaching tree climbing in the winter months. As

Thank you! Thank you to everyone who filled out the questionnaire we sent out at the end of last year. Hearing what you, our loyal tree climbers think about Goodleaf is vital to how we run our business. We really appreciate hearing your thoughts. We read all your comments and we’re delighted to announce that

We’re loving the gorgeous late summer weather and it looks set to carry us right through until the end of the summer holidays, which means there’s no excuse for missing out on everything Ryde still has to offer this summer. When the Victorians chose Ryde as the gateway to the island, they knew what they

The Barnsley Trail – a beautiful Isle of Wight walk you didn’t even know was there! We love a family Isle of Wight walk at Goodleaf  and like to share some of our favourites with you. We have loads of beautiful walks on the Isle of Wight, but some of them are definitely hidden gems.

Join us in the canopy for one hour Ryde Carnival tree climbs in Appley Park to celebrate Ryde Carnival Week (29th Aug to 3rd September 2016). BOOK NOW Ryde Carnival – what’s that? For those not in the know, Ryde Carnival started in 1888 and has been held most years since then; it’s the oldest running

Well, quite possibly… There’s nothing we enjoy more than reading your reviews on TripAdvisor and Facebook. We’ve had so many kind comments from our tree climbers over the years – they love our instructors, Paul’s jokes (yes really!), the tree, the park, even the actual tree climbing. But it seems that mostly they love the famous Goodleaf

  Well it’s hard to believe it’s four years since the London Olympics, but wow! here we are on the eve of Rio 2016. Back in 2012 we launched our own Olympian battle with our pledge to achieve a Goodleaf Vertical Marathon. What’s a vertical marathon I hear you ask? Well, it’s unique to Goodleaf Tree Climbing

People come to the Isle of Wight for many reasons – the sun, sea and sand among them. But they also come because of our quintessentially English seaside holiday experiences. There’s lots of different things to do on the Isle of Wight, as well as quirky places to stay and adventures to try. Here’s just a few

  We’re delighted to have been invited back to the National Forest to climb at The Countryside Show, Leicestershire, on the 29th August (Bank Holiday Monday) 2016. The Countryside Show is the new incarnation of the National Wood Fair which we’ve climbed at for the past couple of years. More details are on their website, but