Eggerslack Woods 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.
Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Eggerslack Woods is open from dawn to dusk.

How to find us

How to find us
Eggerslack Woods, Grange-over-Sands
Sat Nav Postcode: LA11 6EE
By Car

There is a small informal parking area on Hampsfell Road

OS Grid Ref
SD398803

54.198623830908, -2.9092049971523

Parking and prices

There is a small informal parking area on Hampsfell Road

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome

Contact details

Explore the winding footpaths and beautiful views of Eggerslack Woods

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.

Several public footpaths pass through the woodland including part of The Pilgrim’s Way long distance walk. There is also a maze-like network of other informal paths and tracks through the woodland.

At a glance

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Dogs welcome
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Things to do

With maze-like woodland paths that lead to beautiful scenery, Eggerslack Woods is an ideal location for walkers.

Eggerslack is well placed to offer short walks from Grange-over-Sands or from the parking area on Hampsfell Road.  

Nearby forests

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.

beech woodland

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!

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.

 

Autumnal landscape with lake and mountains in background

Breath-taking views, stunning artwork and endless forest trails, come and discover all that Grizedale has to offer!

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