Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead

4.1
#3 of 15 in Parks in Ambleside
Explore the hills, small tarns, and the settlements of Grizedale and Satterthwaite at Grizedale Forest. Enjoy guided walks, mountain biking, and an aerial-assault course. Discover the 90 sculptures scattered throughout the forest and the “Go Ape” high-wire adventure course. Explore the visitor center, children's playground, cafe, shop, picnic areas, and education center. The site hosts events such as car rallies, multi-sport challenges and husky races, so be sure to check the website in advance. There is a 16-bed hostel should you wish to stay longer. Take the guesswork out of planning a Ambleside vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Wonderful morning of Segway fun at Go Ape, Grizedale Forrest Helpful and friendly guide (Connor). Even the rain didn’t put us off. Had great fun. Highly recommended.  more »
  • We enjoyed walking here, but the cafe in the courtyard of the visitors centre was was incredibly poorly managed for social distancing. They are great at taking the order, money and handing the food.....  more »

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