Whinlatter Forest Park

Whinlatter Forest Park
Keswick, Cumbria

Average visit time – 1-2+ hours.

Things to do at Whinlatter Forest Park review

Whinlatter forest park is a forested mountain park with biking and walking trails, a visitor centre, adventure playground and family-friendly trails.

The forest is home to the longest purpose-built mountain bike trail in the Lake District. It is for experienced mountain bikers and mountain bike hire is available. It is England’s only mountain forest with some spectacular views.

The Wildplay project is a 600-metre long trail with nine separate play area designed for children age 6-13 years. The trail includes a rope bridge, large slide, plenty to climb on and water play. There is also a forest playground for all ages and themed trails are often available such as Shaun the sheep and the Gruffalo.

Go Ape also has a venue in the forest and has a charge for their adventure facilities. There are 9 walking trails in the forest and 3 cycling trails plus 2 running trails.

Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places now require you to pre-book online in advance.

Important Information Whinlatter Forest Park

Eating – There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

Facilities in brief – Mountain forest with walking, cycling and running trails, a huge adventure play trail, family trails and more. There are toilets and a cafe.

Entry price – *FREE
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE. The forest is free to visit. If you are visiting in a car there is a charge to park. All-day parking costs £8. Some facilities may have a charge such as Go Ape.

Opening: The forest is open all year round, the visitor centre and other facilities may have different opening times and dates. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly? The forest is dog friendly.

Information on accessibility

Address: Keswick CA12 5TW, Cumbria, England. Phone: 017687 78469

Category – Forest – Outdoors – Suitable for all ages

Whinlatter Forest Park
Whinlatter Forest Park
Whinlatter Forest Park
Whinlatter Forest Park
Whinlatter Forest Park
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