Grizedale Forest storm updates

Know before you go

Updated 26th February 2023

Some facilities and trails remain closed due to storm damage and forestry works.

Please call in to Visitor Information for help in planning your visit.

Now open

  • Visitor Information 10am-4pm

  • Cafe fully open from 10.00am to 4.00pm every day.

  • Toilets in courtyard

  • Main Car Park & Toilets

  • Moor Top Car Park

  • Kennels car park

  • Bogle Crag & Blind Lane Car Park (forest road access only)

  • Play Area

  • Millwood walking trail (both loops, long loop with diversion)

  • Grizedale Tarn walking trail (with diversion)

  • Carron Crag walking trails (with some diversions)

  • Bogle Crag walking trails passable with care

  • North Face trail (final two sections remain closed).

  • Most forest roads and bridleways

  • Zog Trail

  • Biketreks shop


  • Ridding Wood walking trail (due to engineering works)
  • Final two sections of North Face trail
  • Black mountain bike trail
  • Silurian Way walking trail

  • Machell's Coppice Car Park and trail

Mountain biking

As we work to deal with damage caused by Storm Arwen some routes and sections remain closed. You might like to consider visiting Whinlatter or Gisburn forests.  The Quercus (Blue) and Altura (Red) at Whinlatter are open as normal, whilst at Gisburn most bike trails are open with three short diversions and the Leap of Faith bike park trail is closed.

We appreciate your patience whilst we continue to deal with the effects from storms.