Dodd Wood at Whinlatter Forest & Visitor Centre
Dodd Wood, near Whinlatter Forest, towers high above Bassenthwaite Lake providing unrivalled views of Derwentwater to the south and to the hills of Dumfries and Galloway, especially from the summit. Dodd Wood offers attractive and varied waymarked trails from a central car park with picnic areas, the Old Sawmill tearoom and toilets. Dodd Wood is also the location for the open-air view point for the Bassenthwaite Ospreys, open Apr - Aug. The viewpoint offers visitors the opportunity to see these magnificent birds in their natural envirmonment, fishing on the lake and perching on or near to their nest.
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VenueWhinlatter Forest & Visitor Centre
Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW
Map reference: NY 225241 Lat: 54.60610 Long: -3.20130
From A66 follow brown tourist signs west of Keswick. Public transport, 77, 77A
Parking : with charge
Accessible by Public Transport : 26 miles (41.8 kms) from Penrith station
The visitor centre, shop and Siskins cafe open 10.00 - 17.00 in summer and 16.00 in winter (November to Easter).
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|Sun 4 Aug 2013||Dawn Osprey Walk & Breakfast|
|Wed 7 Aug 2013||National Play Day|
|Wed 21 Aug 2013||Go Batty|