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Grizedale Forest, Ambleside

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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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  • Quite disappointed overall. Even though the forest itself is beautiful the facilities are terrible. Cafe closed so no food. It did say on the website snacks and drinks available but when we got there....  more
    Quite disappointed overall. Even though the forest itself is beautiful the facilities are terrible. Cafe closed so no food. It did say on the website snacks and drinks available but when we got there....  more »
  • Trails set out both for biking and hiking at various levels. Highly recommend! The people at the bike hire were very helpful and professional! 
    Trails set out both for biking and hiking at various levels. Highly recommend! The people at the bike hire were very helpful and professional!  more »
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  • An excellent visitor centre with cafe and lots of marked walking trails. Parking not too expensive either, which is a change for the Lakes!
  • Beautiful forest are full of trails to walk and cycle

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