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SEASONAL SAVINGS at Go Ape Whinlatter:

Now you can get an adventure for less with our Seasonal Savings at Go Ape. Zoom through the trees on Forest Segway from just £28 per person* -  20% OFF the usual price!

The dramatic views from the top of Whinlatter Pass are in keeping with the sheer drama of our highest Go Ape location, over 1000 feet above sea level. This unique landscape inspires many artists, writers and thinkers – could it inspire you to push your physical boundaries on our Treetop Challenge course? Hit our exclusive trails on an all-terrain Segway. These beasts of the forest floor will take you to vantage points previously inaccessible to all but hardened hikers.

*Offer is subject to availability, for a limited time only, available at selected sites only. Terms and conditions apply.

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ADVENTURE FANATICS STEP THIS WAY

Winding your way through Thornwaite Forest en route to Whinlatter Pass - you’ll get a sense of what awaits you. It’s a breath-taking journey as you travel higher and higher, heading up into the clouds. Be prepared - this World Heritage Site delivers incredible views across the hillsides, forest and fells.

If you felt like you were heading into the sky on the way in, just wait until you hit the high platforms. Savour the feeling of space and mountain air as you travel from treetop to treetop. It’s a pretty special experience from our Forest Segway too, with unrivalled views across Bassenthwaite Lake, Derwentwater and Keswick.

If you’re a keen cyclist then you’re going to love Whinlatter Forest which has been described as ‘putting the mountain back into biking’.

It’s home to the longest purpose-built mountain bike trails in the Lake District and also has a mountain bike orienteering trail.

As well as hitting all the thrill-seeking buttons, Whinlatter delivers big on the family fun too. Hit the WildPlay trail which has nine different play zones or for younger children, there is a fairy kingdom, with secret path and hidden carvings.

Location Overview

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  • Dogs welcome

  • Parking

  • Kids play area

  • Bike hire

  • Cycle trails

  • Walking routes

  • Food and drink

  • Picnic Area

Go Ape Whinlatter, Whinlatter Forest Park Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW

HOW TO GET HERE



THINGS TO DO IN WHINLATTER

Know Before You Go

  • Wear sensible clothes for adventure.

  • Footwear must be sturdy and suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip off shoes, open toes or heels.
  • Gloves are a good idea. Either bring a pair or you can buy them at the cabin on the day.

Make A Day of It

  • Hire a bike and explore the forest on one of the three cycling trails.
  • Bring your walking boots or trainers – there are nine walking trails.

  • Check out the Visitor Centre nestcam for footage of the Ospreys.

  • Grab a drink and a bite to eat at Siskins Café. 

  • My son had an amazing time. Barry and Finn were great!

    Aaron

  • Fabulous day, thank you so much. Cat was amazing, very professional, calm and explicit in how to use the Segway, and what an adventure.. another tick off our Bucket List, brilliant day, thank you... The Hall -Beadle’s Segway Team!

    Christine Hall

  • Fabulous scenic location amongst the huge plantation trees with the mountains in the background, chap supervising us was very calm, friendly and patient, explained everything clearly which was great as my partner was slightly terrified about doing the course. Some great obstacles and the tarzan swing is awesome - plus if you don't take too long you can have a few more goes. Great cafe on site too (forestry commission owned) where you can sit and watch the wildlife just outside the window at the birdfeeders. Car parking is auto no. plate recognition so you just pay at the machine when ready to go (card or cash).

    Peter Gurney

  • Brilliant staff and absolutely great fun

    Daniel

  • very well organised. Great fun to the end of a week camping. Would recommend Go ape at Whinlatter without any reservations!

    Rachel Nottingham

  • Whinlatter Segway experience was amazing. Very professional and patient guide. Felt safe all the way round with my 2 kids in tow. Best way to see the forest 👍

    C Swainston

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