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Holidays in Grizedale
Holiday cottages and accommodation near Grizedale
Grizedale is an immense forest covering almost 25km of the stunning South Lakes, between Coniston Water and Windermere. It’s a blissful spot for a family holiday thanks to its many child-friendly activities, and your four-legged pals will be delighted to have so many trees to sniff and grasses to snuffle! Fortunately, our choice of holiday cottages in Grizedale Forest is perfectly placed for exploring the woodland. In the heart of the trees, former hunting lodges and forestry worker’s cottages add a flair of history to your Lake District stay, and you’ll have all the delights of Grizedale right on your doorstep! In the heart of the Lake District, you’ll have your own special retreat where you can escape the crowds for a truly special self-catering break.
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Grizedale Forest is a veritable playground for all ages. It includes 10 walking trails, nine cycle and mountain bike trails, a Go Ape high ropes course, bike hire, play areas, picnic areas, Segway trails, fell pony adventures... You really could spend your whole visit exploring the forest! Most spectacular, though, are the humongous art sculptures that dot the clearings and shelter under the canopy. This collection of unique forest sculptures has been created by some of the top names in contemporary art. You can follow the Grizedale Forest Sculpture Trail to take them all in, or spot them as you go about your day. Alternatively, head to the gallery space, which holds a number of exhibitions throughout the year. Once you’ve had your fill of the forest, you can find more attractions at Coniston, Windermere and Hawkshead , knowing you can return in the evening to your wonderful cottage in Grizedale.