Wellbeing trail at Ennerdale

Take some time for you on our wellbeing trail at Ennerdale

Spending time amongst the trees and really noticing nature is scientifically proven to boost our mental and physical health. Follow the trail to take a mindful walk through the forest that invites you to really relax.

What to expect

Themed panels along the trail will invite you to pause, notice and connect with the forest environment around you.

A forest wellbeing journal is also available to help you get even more benefit from the experience, offering additional mindful things to do while you’re out in the forest and at home.

Download your forest wellbeing journal before you visit.

About the route

The wellbeing trail follows the Smithy Beck Trail, which is approximately 2 miles. The trail can be accessed from Bowness Knott car park. On the trail you can explore this peaceful woodland and see a lakeshore waterfall as well as historic sites.

This trail is supported by Sport England using National Lottery funding.

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Trail information

Ennerdale, Ennerdale Valley, Cumbria, CA23 3AS
Grade - Easy
Trail Length
Approximately 2 miles
Is this trail for you?
The walk is ideal for families but is not suitable for most pushchairs