Dalton Craggs is currently open although trees still block some trails. Please adhere to all safety signage and at this time stick to main tracks and do not walk under leaning or hanging trees.
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Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
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Opening hours

Dalton Crags offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year.

How to find us

How to find us
Dalton Lane , Burton-in-Kendal
Sat Nav Postcode: LA6 1NL
By Car

Dalton Crags is situated approximately 2 kilometres east of the M6 motorway, near to the village of Burton-in-Kendal.

OS Grid Ref
SD 552 762

54.179295526375, -2.687569015969

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Dalton Crags.

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Contact details

Discover this ancient woodland set on a gentle slope

Located between Kendal and Lancaster, Dalton Crags is a large woodland occupying a south-west facing slope on the edge of the Hutton Roof massif.

The woodland is a mixture of limestone pavement, ancient woodland and newly planted beech & larch. It provides the opportunity to engage with nature and go on a peaceful forest walk!

Things to do

Walking at Dalton Crags is the perfect way to get outdoors and explore some of the area’s most natural landscapes on foot.

The area is served with public footpaths and tracks.

Nearby forests

rich oak woodland

Rich in a range of tree species including Scots Pine, Red oak and Beech, Lord's Lot is a vibrant woodland located near Carnforth and north of Lancaster.

Popular with the local community and walkers, Lord's Lot is open all year, providing the perfect place for healthy outdoor activity.

 

Eggerslack

Eggerslack Woods is a delightful, tranquil place with native trees, an abundance of wildlife and a wide range of holly, ivy and ferns. Located south of Kendal, it is well-equipped with footpaths and is a natural gateway to spectacular views.

Eggerslack Wood is a popular location for walkers and is often visited as part of more extended walks over Hampsfell. Eggerslack is well placed to offer short walks from Grange-over-Sands or from the parking area on Hampsfell Road.

Whitbarrow forest hills

Residing within the Lake District National Park, Whitbarrow Forest is situated on a limestone ridge overlooking the Lyth Valley approximately eight kilometres to the south-west of Kendal.

The wider Whitbarrow massif is a popular walking area; much of which is now designated open access land. The whole area is well-served with public footpaths, permissive paths and a wide range of other paths and tracks.

Gisburn Forest entrance

Step into the fairy tale woods of Gisburn Forest and Stocks. Explore the trails and experience a sense of space and freedom as you breathe in the fresh air and hear the peaceful bird song.

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