Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Contact details

Opening hours

Coombs Wood offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year. 

How to find us

How to find us
Coombs Wood, Carlisle
OS Grid Ref
NY 5133 4507

54.798073625702, -2.7582028131558

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Coombs Wood. 

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Contact details

Stop and take in the soothing sounds of the River Eden with a gentle stroll around Coombs Wood

Nestled adjacent to the River Eden between Carlisle and Penrith, Coombs Wood is a natural sanctuary just waiting to be explored on foot. 

At a glance

Dogs welcome
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Things to do

Walking is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Wander the forest roads and informal trails that hug the banks of the River Eden. 

Nearby forests

Bright green grass field in front of dusty orange tree tops

Just south of Carlisle, High Stand provides a picturesque setting for your next outdoor adventure. Take a circular walk around pleasant fishing ponds and follow the networks of public footpaths to extend your day out.

Dodd Wood from Bassenthwaite Lake

Dodd Wood is a fantastic place to get some stunning views of the northern Lake District. The network of walking trails will take you deep into the woodland and walk to the top of Dodd Summit for views across the fells.

You may also see red squirrels in the wood throughout the year.

Beech trees

It is enjoyed by walkers, runners, horse riders, schools and nature enthusiasts.

Please note: there is a network of unofficial mountain bike trails at Setmurthy that Forestry England does not endorse.

Front of Whinlatter visitor centre and information point

Whinlatter is home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife and adventure play.

Set within the Lake District, a World Heritage Site, Whinlatter has unrivalled views across Bassenthwaite Lake, Derwentwater and Keswick. It is also home to the longest purpose-built mountain bike trails in the Lake District. 

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