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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

At Goodleaf Tree Climbing we have just one tree. And that’s how I like it. Yes we do occasionally branch out (ahem) to other locations but what’s really special for us is the relationship we have to our local environment, in particular, just one tree. Bonkers though this may sound, I feel really connected to

Winter’s over and we’re delighted to be back in the tree in for the start of our 11th tree climbing season. We’re excited to welcome climbers, old friends and new, to our Goodleaf tree climbing experience on the Isle of Wight. Scouts in the tree We started this year with a bang, climbing with 225

We’d be pretty hopeless tree climbers if we didn’t absolutely love trees. Our founder Paul is more than slightly obsessed with trees, so we thought we’d share a couple of his favourites from near and far! *If you’ve got a favourite tree and love tree climbing we’ve got a great competition starting soon on Facebook and Twitter.* Oak tree over