explore cumbria's landscape & historic sites

  • lake district waterfalls
  • historic buildings
  • lakes and rivers
  • woodland
  • lake district mountains
  • nature reserves
Whinlatter Forest Park & Visitor Centre


Whinlatter Forest Park is England's only true mountain forest. Rising to 790 metres above sea level Whinlatter offers spectacular views of the Lake District and into Scotland.

tarn howes


Tarn Hows is a stunning local beauty spot, artificially made in the 19th Century by joining 3 tarns together. In 1929 it was bought by Beatrix Potter who sold it to the National Trust. There is a 1.5 mile, level footpath around the tarn

Grizedale Forest Park and Visitor Centre


Grizedale Forest has activities for all ages from mountain biking to relaxing walks, Go-Ape to sculpture in the forest. The visitor centre includes the forest shop, Cafe in the Forest and Grizedale Mountain Bikes bike hire and shop.

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