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Walking Route, free entry

Cycling in Grizedale Forest

Cycling in Grizedale Forest


Our walking trails vary in length form 1.5km, 1 mile to 16km, 10 miles. We have low level walks including an all ability trail taking in plenty of sculpture and pretty views of the Grizedale valley, but also more strenuous walks taking you to the highest point in Grizedale with spectacular 360 degree views of the Lake District fells. Our cycling trails vary in length from 3.5km, 2miles to 23.5km, 14 miles, all of them on forest roads and away from cars and all with the chance to see sculptures along the way. We also have the red-graded North Face and black-graded The Black Mountain bike trails for more experienced riders.


Free entry


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted


LA22 0QJ



Plan route to Grizedale Forest and Visitor Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 335943  Lat: 54.33990 Long: -3.02433

Signposted from Hawkshead village. From the south, signed from the A590 at Haverthwaite (this is also the only route for coaches).

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 10 miles from Windermere station

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