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  Although the warm days seem to have faded pretty quickly this year, it’s been glorious in the park on sunny mornings – albeit a bit quieter than we’re used to in June, July and August! If you like getting outside, you’ll still find loads to do this Autumn and half term on the Isle

Time is whizzing by and I meant to get this on the website about two weeks ago.  Better late than never! There’s lots on this August at Goodleaf and of course there’s masses to do right across the Isle of Wight. Cowes Week Tree Climb – 4th August We’re branching out for our second Cowes

  We’re delighted to have been invited back to the National Forest to climb at The Countryside Show, Leicestershire, on the 28th August (Bank Holiday Monday) 2017. 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

I know, it’s only the middle of June. But July is shaping up to be such a massive month at Goodleaf,  we wanted to share it all here in one run down. There are loads of things to do on the Isle of Wight in July, and for more information check out the official tourist

It was the  first phone call of the Easter holidays, and it was the number one question we’re asked: “Can a seven year old climb with Goodleaf?” So we thought we’d talk a bit more about why we ask that tree climbers are age eight and over.   Over eleven years of tree climbing teaching We’ve

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.