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Whinlatter Forest Park

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Whilst the place is well set up for catering for visitors I feel they have taken advantage of visitors and locals as a financial milk cow. I was shocked at the cost of the cafe....£8.95 for a sandwich is just silly. Then the cost of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Cumbria1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great time at Whinlatter, with fun boosted by e-MTB bike! loads of good trails, really easily marked (better way marking than at Grizedale I thought) made for a fab and fun day out.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ahall411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The forest park has so much to offer to cyclists, families and walkers. I followed the well signposted trail to Seat How from which there are marvellous views across to the fells. The circular walking routes are clearly marked and colour coded, starting from and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 136heatherr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great activity for all including disabled. Filled our whole day in had amazing views and well worth a visit. Staff all really friendly and professional with a lovely cafe for afterwards

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank F2439AYchrisp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did the summit walk and it was perfect beautiful forestry that is so well mantained to keep the paths clear to walk on you could easily spend a whole day here. Parking was very reasonable and the toilets were well mantained. Staff in the restaurant...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brought our own bikes to this forest park with 3 children aged 11, 9 and 8. Had great ride on the trail which provided a good challenge and lots of fun for us all. Spent about 1 and a half hours in the park afterwards....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sar40th
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a relaxing few hours here this week. Firstly it is described as having 9 play areas this is inaccurate, there’s 2 play area plus a couple of bridges and slides in between, nonetheless its a lovely inexpensive place to go to entertain kids...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 15Dee78
Reviewed August 9, 2019

Keep in mind that this is a tourist attraction, so inevitably you will need to pay for the carpark. Not a big issue if you're going to spend some quality time there. If you're just after a coffee and a toilet break, don't bother. This...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank JannickGenouw
Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

It is a great day out if you like adventure. Lots of things to do and see for all ages, Parking is a bit expensive but it is the Lakes and you get used to it.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Fauldsian
Reviewed August 7, 2019

We just wanted a coffee and cake but to do so had to pay to park making this a very expensive coffee. The cost of the food was expensive and not particularly good. I suggested they refund the first hour’s parking if you spent over...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Russ W
September 10, 2018|
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Response from Gillian E | Reviewed this property |
No idea why the road was closed i know it was closed last Wednesday and Thursday for the tour of Britain
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Louise M
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Iona w | Reviewed this property |
About 10 to 15 minutes away. There are traffic lights set up on Penrith Road near Millfeild retirement home at the moment which causes some delays but hopefully they won't be there for much longer.
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BurnsR86
August 1, 2017|
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Response from Peter D | Reviewed this property |
SuJayne is right, there is quite a large playground if the weather is good. The visitors center is quite good but won't keep young children entertained for long. The Gruffalo trail through the woods is as long or short as... More
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