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

Opening hours

Howgill and Messengermire Woods offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year. 

How to find us

How to find us
Cockermouth
Sat Nav Postcode: CA13 9ST
OS Grid Ref
NY19483390

54.692795083234, -3.2477209448473

Parking and prices

There are no formal parking facilities at Howgill and Messengermire Woods. 

Contact details

Ready to adventure off the beaten track? Come and disconnect from your everyday in the rolling hills of Howgill and Messengermire Woods

Hidden above Cumbria's Bassenthwaite Lake in the heart of the Lake District, Howgill and Messengermire Woods have a range of forest roads that meander through the forest. A visit to Howgill and Messengermire is simply a breath of fresh air.

Head to the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park, home to over 100 species of wild and domestic animals, for the ultimate animal experience. 

At a glance

  • Walking 
  • Dogs welcome
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