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Grizedale Forest, Ambleside

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Forest · Biking Trail
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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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  • Great Place to go for a bike ride & great views on top. All trails clearly marked & bike shop very helpful in trail choice. 
    Great Place to go for a bike ride & great views on top. All trails clearly marked & bike shop very helpful in trail choice.  more »
  • Really enjoyed our day out in the Grizedale Forest. We were impressed with how well cared for the forest is managed. You pay for parking at the machines just before you leave. There is a camera that.....  more
    Really enjoyed our day out in the Grizedale Forest. We were impressed with how well cared for the forest is managed. You pay for parking at the machines just before you leave. There is a camera that.....  more »
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  • Beautiful forest are full of trails to walk and cycle
  • An excellent visitor centre with cafe and lots of marked walking trails. Parking not too expensive either, which is a change for the Lakes!

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