ActiveFest: The Hercules
24 July - 15 August 2021
Get ready to take off! Get the whole family moving at ActiveFest this summer.
Tackle the Hercules, our outdoor obstacle course; race against your friends or try to compete for the top spot on our leader board. You will face the ninja wall, crawl under cargo nets and swing over water to get to the finish line.
Sign your little ones up for a parent and baby yoga session or get them moving in our activity classes.
Or chill out at Claude’s café, with one of their amazing ice creams, and have a go at our Table Tennis corner.
The Hercules is our brand new 1km assault course that is fun for the whole family.
There will be 18 obstacles for you to tackle including rope swings, ninja walls, monkey bars and cargo nets. It’s a race against the clock! You can compete against members of your family or your friends, but why not compete in groups to see which team is the best. Up to 6 people can take part at any one time and there will be a leader board displaying your scores at the finish line.
The course is open every day at 10.30am and the last chance to take part is at 4.00pm. See below for how to book your ticket and the information you need to get ready for take-off!
At the start line you will be briefed on how to complete the course. The Ground Crew will then start the count down and then it is time for take-off! Navigators will be stationed around the course to help you steer round, and to make sure each obstacle is ready for you to tackle.
Located out on our ‘airfield’ at the RAF Museum London, the start and finish line are next to each other. You will need to loop around and then cross the finish line next to where you started.
There is a refreshment stand, photo booth and the all-important leader board at the end. You can take your triumphant selfie with your final score, then relax and purchase a nice cold drink.
Tickets and Entering the ‘Hercules’
There is an entry fee for the assault course, which can be purchased in advance, with your admission ticket, or on the day.
|Group of 6 Entry (adult or child)||£28.00|
You will book onto a timed slot, which will run every 20 minutes from 10.30am to 4.00pm. Please arrive within the 20 minutes and report to the start line team. They will get you ready for take-off and get you lined up on the runway.
The entry ticket gives you access to the assault course once, if you would like to tackle the course again then you will need to purchase another ticket.
The course is for ages 8+, and we recommend that parents and guardians always stay with their children. The course is visible all the way around and has been created to enable parents to take part or follow them round and cheer them on.
Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions of entry before taking part, or registering a member of your party to take part. Please click here to read our T&C’s.
You can also read our FAQs for more useful information.
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