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Spout Force, Whinlatter

Where to meet: Spout Force Car Park, Whinlatter Pass
Postcode:  CA12 5TW
Grid Reference: NY 181 255 


From Keswick: Follow the A66 west from Keswick, towards Cockermouth & Workington turning off the road at Braithwaite, follow the road passing the Royal Oak and climb over the Whinlatter Pass, passing the Visitor Centre, the road descends through the woods until the Spout Force Car Park will be seen to the right, we will meet here.

Bus Services

A seasonal bus service runs past Spout Force, stopping at the entrance to the car park..

The 77/77a bus runs between Keswick and Buttermere, over Whinlatter Pass, this is a seasonal service from Easter to October.

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here

  1. The Whinlatter Fells


    Distance: 14km / 9 miles
    Ascent: 770m / 2500ft
    Duration: 6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    Easy walking on quieter grassy fells above the Whinlatter Forrest, great views over Bassenthwaite

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