A Day Out in Whinlatter Forest

Spend a day in Whinlatter Forest, England’s only true mountain forest just above Braithwaite, Keswick. Start off with a visit to the Whinlatter Forest Visitor Centre.

Morning - Hire bikes from Cyclewise Whinlatter and create your own adventure following the forest mountain bike trails! Or enjoy a walking one of the waymarked trails, with routes for all ages and abilities and great for families.
Afternoon - Enjoy 2-3 hours in the trees at Go Ape Whinlatter, taking on zip wires, Tarzan swings, rope ladders and a variety of obstacles and crossings. Or explore the forest floor on an all-terrain Forest Segways for an hour-long totally unique adventure. For younger family members the Whinlatter WildPlay trail is great for children of all ages. Its 9 different play areas take you on a journey through the trees and include a climbing wall, water features, giant swings and a secret path.