GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Hutton in the Forest Walks

1 miles (1 km)

This walk visits theGrade I listed Hutton in the Forest near Penrith in Cumbria. The grounds of this fine country house are a a lovely place for a walk with woodland, parkland, a pretty lake and 17th Century landscaped gardens to explore.
Look out for several historic buildings in the grounds including a 17th century dovecote and the 13th century church of St James.
The gardens are also delightful with herbaceous plants, ponds with cascades and some fine topiary.
The woodland walk will take you to rhododendronsand magnificent American conifers, planted as a small arboretum in the 1860s. Look out for a variety of wildlife including red squirrel, roe deer and many species of bird on the trail.

Postcode

CA11 9TH - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Hutton in the Forest OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Hutton in the Forest Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

There's an on site tea rooms selling homemade light lunches and teas.

Dog Walking

The grounds are dog friendly and a great place to explore with your furry friend. You are requested to please keep them on leads.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

A few miles to the west there's some nice woodland trails to try in Greystoke Forest.
Askham Hall, Lowther Castle, Acorn Bank and Shap Abbey are other nearby properties with some fine walks in the grounds. From Askham you can also enjoy a climb to Askham Fell for great views over Ullswater Lake.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Lake District Walks and the Cumbria Walks pages.

Photos

Hutton in the Forest House (geograph 3310843)

Hutton in the Forest House

Cascade, Hutton-in-the-Forest - geograph.org.uk - 809081

Cascade. Made in the 1730s. The grounds here are full of colourful wild flowers.

Lake at Hutton-in-the-Forest - geograph.org.uk - 809070

The lake, or Middle Pond, was created in the 18th century, and was stocked with fish for the table.

Hutton-in-the-Forest 05

Part of the walled garden

Hutton-in-the-Forest. Walled garden and topiary

Walled garden and topiary

The Park, Hutton-in-the-Forest - geograph.org.uk - 1567638

Sheep-grazed parkland across the road from the house, the seat of Lord Inglewood.

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Hutton in the Forest.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Hutton in the Forest.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)