Tree Climbing

Practical Courses

Harcourt Arboretum 
Tree climbing for adults and children (minimum 6 years old).
The Arboretum is a beautiful setting in which to do practical courses, a 15 minute drive from Oxford in Nuneham Courtenay. 

Join tree climbing experts from the Big Tree Climbing Company, who will guide you up the Arboretum’s magnificent trees safely, with ropes and harnesses. Booking is essential as places are limited, so book your tickets early to avoid disappointment. 

  • Please meet at the Arboretum’s ticket office 15 minutes before your slot.
  • Children must be aged six and above and be accompanied by an adult.
  •  Admission charges do not apply for ticket holders however spectators will need to buy a ticket to the Arboretum on the day.
  • This is an outdoor, active event, so please dress accordingly.

Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.


This event has been cancelled 

In the interests of the safety of our visitors and staff, we have cancelled this event until further notice.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your understanding.