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Whinlatter Forest Park - Forestry Commission

Whinlatter Forest Park - Forestry Commission

Braithwaite, Keswick, CA12 5TW

Located in the heart of the Lake District and under fantastic dark skies Whinlatter Forest makes for an awesome stargazing location. Visit during new moon to see the Milky Way and thousands more stars than you would normally see from a town or city.


Whinlatter Forest Park - Forestry Commission is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Location events organiser

Forestry England

Forestry England organises events at this location

Please contact Forestry England directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 29/11/21

    86%
  • 29/11/21

    58%
  • 30/11/21

    61%
  • 30/11/21

    58%

Weather forecast for Whinlatter Visitor Centre (1.0 miles away) updated 29/11/21 at 04:00.





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