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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


The ultimate free guide to our forests

Forest Xplorer running on iPhone and Android devices

MTB Trail Building Volunteer

The Art of Mountain Bike Trail Building

Whinlatter MTB Trail Building

Enjoy riding our mountain bike trails?

Want to help repair and maintain them?

Learn new skills and meet new people?


All new volunteers will receivbe training by our rangerand we provide all tools and gloves.  All you need to bring is lunch, waterproofs and a pair of sturdy boots.

Whinlatter MTB Trail Building

The meeting point for all work parties will be behind Cyclewise at 10am, finishing around 4pm.

Booking not essential but it is really helpful if you can let us know you are coming, so we can get the right amount of work and tools prepared.

 For more information please contact

Dates of future work parties, along with photos of previous sessions can be found on the Whinlatter facebook page


Last updated: 1st July 2018

Help us take care of your forest


OS Grid ref: NY209245
Postcode: CA12 5TW

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