The nation's forests and essential facilities are open, but please follow government coronavirus guidelines when planning your visit - read our coronavirus guidance.

Picnics and Barbecues at Whinlatter

Picnic sites are currently closed throughout lockdown

Enjoy a tasty treat in the forest at one of our beautiful picnic areas or barbecue stands, just bring along good food and company!

Visitors are welcome to use the decking area at the end of the Visitor Centre building for picnics. There are also picnic tables and benches located along the WildPlay trail.

Barbecues and fires are not currently allowed anywhere in the forest.


Useful information

Whinlatter Forest, Whinlatter Pass, Keswick, CA12 5TW
Recycling bins are located on the decking and at the front and rear of the visitor centre.
Visit our café
Fancy a hot drink with your picnic? Siskins Café offers a great range of homemade food and drinks.