Whinlatter Forest Park, Braithwaite

4.5
#3 of 12 in Parks in Keswick
Whinlatter Forest Park is located in Braithwaite. Put Whinlatter Forest Park and other Keswick attractions into our Keswick trip builder , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Very beautiful walk through Whinlatter forest. Very peaceful and tranquil, a number of tracks of varying lengths. Plenty of butterflies and small animals about. Pine forests and many flowers. "giftsho...  more »
  • I wanted to travel from Borrowdale via the bus and was impressed with the bus service into the centre. The travel via bus was £8 return and my admission was free as I was a foot passenger not a car dr...  more »
  • We went as a mixed group. The small children did the Gruffalo trail and played in the play grounds. The young adults hired mountain bikes from Cyclewise and did mountain biking and the older adults we...  more »
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  • Absolutely fantastic! Bike hire options were very good. The trail itself was really nice. Just make sure you follow the signs otherwise you'll end up on the road and downhill for a while until you realise you're probably going the wrong way. The walking options a really good too! Parking is number plate recognition and you pay when you leave. The facilities are clean. The food place is pretty nice. All in all a very well kept place.
  • Very impressive forrest trails. Great hub & convenient parking. Easy to get to. Red and blue trails bike trails. Nothing extreme but also no really simple trails except perhaps the fire roads.
  • Excellent for mountain biking with 3 great routes. North and South loop descents are fantastic. Challenging ride if you do all 3 loops.
  • Great place for walking and biking including red and blue runs. There is a good cafe and usually plenty if parking.
  • Really great place to visit can spend hours here. Lots of family fun

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