Forestry Commission logo

Discovery Pass

Discover the
freedom of
the forest…
every day of the year…

Get free parking, discounts on events and much more with an annual Discovery Pass

ForestXplorer

The ultimate free guide to our forests

Forest Xplorer running on iPhone and Android devices

Seat How Summit Trail
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 5/5)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Demanding

Trail Waymarking:

green

Length of trail:

3.5 miles

Trail is currently open

Whinlatter walking map

 

Trail description

This circular walk takes in spectacular views of both Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite Lake as well as the Skiddaw and Helvellyn mountain ranges. Climbing to 500m through forest and heather moorland, this trail is one of the treasures of Whinlatter Forest.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Great walk even on a murky day. Will go again when it's clearer. Not too strenuous.

KathyM, 18/Feb/2015

Please tell us about your visit

Please email us at enquiries.northengland@forestry.gsi.gov.uk if you have an enquiry, a complaint or would like a personal reply to your comments.

Email addresses will not be shown
"9ZR"
 

Get the latest news, information & offers

Sign up for our emails

What's Here?

  • Trail (hard)

Location

OS Grid ref: NY209245
Postcode: CA12 5TW

Get directions

Contact

enquiries.northengland@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Related documents

Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification certifiedenjoy England quality assured visitor attractionForest Stewardship Council certified

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.