Create your own adventure at England’s only true mountain forest. Whinlatter Forest is managed by Forestry England and is a great day out for all ages.
Start at the visitor centre to plan your visit, get trail maps and find out more about this breathtaking forest and it’s wildlife.Enjoy forest walking trails with amazing views, fantastic mountain bike trails, stunning running trails, Siskins Café, WildPlay adventure play area, Gruffalo children’s trail, GoApe Treetop Adventure & Forest Segway, Cyclewise bike hire & shop. There is even a Tramper to hire for those with limited mobility.
Whinlatter is a National Red Squirrel Reserve where red squirrels are being actively protected and supported. The Visitor Centre is also home to the Lake District Osprey Project from April to August each year, with an exhibition about the project and volunteers to help interpret the live camera pictures of the nearby nest throughout the season.