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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. 

  • Fantastic day out, kids really enjoyed it (as did the adults ;-) )

    Carol

  • Was well constructed, well supervised, kids couldn't complete the course because it was too wet and cold but said they would like to do it again when warmer, we were offered a refund.

    Eileen Hughes

  • Superb staff, friendly and helpful. Fab time at Whinlatter Go Ape!

    Richard Goddard

  • Good experience, well organised and fun to do

    B in Herts

  • We arranged a family event with participants aged from 72 to 12 which was a real success. Meg instructed us well and in a friendly way such that we all became immediately competent and consequently really enjoyed the experience on the Segways.

    Peter Rule

  • Great location! Got to see my first red squirrel! It was raining when we went but it didn’t put us off. It was easy to follow after the instructions at the beginning. . Lots of zip wires whcih we loved! We didn’t stop laughing! Recommend to anyone !

    Sarah Elliff-glennon

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