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Grizedale Forest

Parks and Playgrounds, Outdoor
Profile iconAll Ages
Location iconAmbleside
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Grizedale Forest offers beautiful views from Lake Windermere to Coniston Water. Just follow one of the waymarked walking trails and it will lead you to the best bits in the forest. Pick up a trail map from the information centre at the start of your visit and you’ll be ready to start exploring.
Got any fans of Superworm? Have them join Superworm on a forest adventure, discover cool facts about the small but mighty creatures from the much-loved story itself and become forest superheroes too! Don't forget to grab your fun-filled activities book! Grizedale is also famous for its outdoor sculptures. With over 40 across the forest, how many can you and the kids find? 
If you're after more adventure, try the Go-Ape course or the North Face mountain bike trail for some testing single track. Grizedale Mountain Bikes, the onsite bike shop, has a wide range of kiddie and full size bikes for hire, too, so there's no end to the adventures you can start here!
  • Take a trail map and explore
  • Spot all 40 forest sculptures
  • Plenty of family fun

Hip, hip, hooray for Superworm!

Calling all forest superheroes! Join Superworm and friends for a woodland adventure and see what amazing facts you can discover about the small but mighty creatures in the much-loved Superworm story. The family trail features brightly illustrated panels and a trail pack full of fun activities. Get a wriggle on, grab your trail activity pack for £3.50, and enjoy a super family day out!

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Autumn - Spring
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00



Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead,
LA22 0QJ,

Phone number

0300 067 4495


Free admission

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