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Visit car-free in 2021!
free entry (charge for cars)

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Visit Whinlatter Forest car-free

Covid-19: For details of opening times and facilities, please see website.

Buses run direct to the Keswick to Whinlatter, April to October, with connecting buses from around the Lake District. Use our journey planner above to get bus times.

Enjoy free entry when you arrive car-free (parking charge for cars).

Cyclists welcome. National Route 71 offers a hilly scenic cycle from Keswick and beyond. You can also hire bikes at Whinlatter. Plan your cycle route here.

A taxi to/from Keswick costs about £12, booked in advance from Derwent 01768 775585, Davies 01768 772676 or Iain’s 01768 736333.

Buy a Kewick & Honister Dayrider for £8.50 and take a scenic 90-minute tour on the whole 77/77A circular route (hop on and off wherever you like), or for £13.90 add Derwentwater boats too.

About Whinlatter Forest

Whinlatter is England's only true mountain forest. You'll find stunning views and walks, wildlife and outdoor adventures. Activities include nine walking trails and three cycling trails (the longest purpose-built MTB trails in the Lakes), play areas, Go Ape Tree Top Adventure, picnic/BBQ spots and cafe.

For any queries about visiting contact Whinlatter Forest on 01768 778469 or

Address: Whinlatter Pass, Keswick CA12 5TW. Visit Website