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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

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

“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

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

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

It’s National Insect Week this week. Far from being scary or annoying, insects do a vital and amazing job – yes even that fly buzzing around inside the bedroom when you’re trying to sleep.    We asked the Isle of Wight’s very own Virtual Ranger and Manager of Gift To Nature Matt Chatfield to tell us

So the half term’s nearly upon us! Here’s a few Isle of Wight treats (other than tree climbing) that are suitable for all the family. OPEN FARM SUNDAY – JUNE 5TH This is a great opportunity to find out what really happens down on the farm. Our Isle of Wight favourites are: LIVING LARDER We regularly get

Off beat places to stay on the Isle of Wight Our super Island has an equally super selection of accommodation – from campsites to family friendly hotels. Being a bit off the page ourselves, we love some of the more off beat places to stay on the Isle of Wight. You know; the places that you just happen upon