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image for Walking Route item typeWhinlatter Walking Trails at Whinlatter Forest & Visitor Centre

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Walking Route, free entry

Altura trail south loop

Altura trail south loop

Details

Whinlatter is a great place for walking with many miles of gravel roads, paths and tracks to explore. Each junction is marked with a numbered post which is shown on the Forest guide map making it easy to create your own route. There are also 2 childrens trails, the Squirrel Scurry and the Tracks Trail, which help children explore the forest and learn more about its wildlife. Maps are available from the Visitor Centre and shop.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toilets

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Prices

Free entry

Car parking charges apply

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 25 May Whinlatter 10k
Wed 29 May Wild Wednesdays
Sat 8 Jun Landscape Photography Workshop
Wed 24 Jul Wild Wednesdays
Wed 31 Jul Wild Wednesdays
Wed 7 Aug Wild Wednesdays

Address

Whinlatter Pass,
Braithwaite,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 5TW

Directions

Plan route to Whinlatter Forest and Visitor Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 225241  Lat: 54.60610 Long: -3.20130

From Keswick: Take the A66 west towards Cockermouth. At Braithwaite turn west onto the B5292 for Lorton. Follow Visitor Centre Sign Posts.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 26 miles from Penrith station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted