Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead

#2 of 14 in Parks in Ambleside
Explore the hills, small tarns, and the settlements of Grizedale and Satterthwaite at Grizedale Forest. Enjoy guided walks, mountain biking, and an aerial-assault course. Discover the 90 sculptures scattered throughout the forest and the “Go Ape” high-wire adventure course. Explore the visitor center, children's playground, cafe, shop, picnic areas, and education center. The site hosts events such as car rallies, multi-sport challenges and husky races, so be sure to check the website in advance. There is a 16-bed hostel should you wish to stay longer. Take the guesswork out of planning a Ambleside vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • So much to do. From cycling on some great cycle tracks to a excellent coffee shop at the end. Go Ape on site as well to add to the thrill. Will be back.  more »
  • One of the best days out and varied walks we've had! We arrived at a secondary car park "Kennels" about a 10mins stroll to the main forestry commission site (where we got a walking map). Having had th...  more »
  • Fntastic scenery and wonderful walks for the serious walker and the less adventerous. Go ape outside adventure ther too for the young and the young at heart as long as you dont mind heights and zip wi...  more »

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