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Stick Man trail at Whinlatter Forest

Join Stick Man on his forest adventure at Whinlatter Forest. Set off with a hop and a twirl and help get Stick Man get back to the family tree!

Stick Man trail dates and information

The trail is open from 1 December 2015. It is aimed at younger children, but the whole family can enjoy finding the trail panels and completing fun activities as they go. No booking is required*.

Activity pack 

Set out on your twiggy adventure with the Stick Man activity pack! The pack contains the trail leaflet, activity sheets, pencil, crayon and pipe cleaners to make your Stick Man. Buy your activity pack from the information point in the visitor centre between 10:00 and 4:00pm. Cost £3.

Opening times

10am to 4pm.

Trail starting point

Whinlatter visitor centre.

Length of trail

0.9 miles.


Parking charges apply - 1st 20 mins free, then £2 for Hour. Additional 45p per 20 mins. All day maximum charge - £8.00.

*School groups

Ranger-led sessions available for school groups, contact our learning partner, Classrooms in the Forest. Call 015396 24364 or e-mail

More information

Visit Whinlatter Forest for more information on planning your visit, along with other activities available on site.

Copyright text: 2008 & TM Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

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Last updated: 2nd August 2016

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What's Here?

  • Cafe
  • Cycling
  • Cycling Hire
  • Mountain biking
  • Orienteering
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Picnic
  • Play area
  • Shop
  • Walking
  • Visitor centre
  • Toliets
  • Wildlife


OS Grid ref: NY209245
Postcode: CA12 5TW

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01768 778469
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