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Nicholforest is located in Cumbria
 Nicholforest shown within Cumbria
Language English
Cumbrian dialect
OS grid reference NY45426
Civil parish Nicholforest
District City of Carlisle
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CARLISLE
Postcode district CA6
Dialling code 01228
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Penrith and The Border
List of places

Coordinates: 55°05′37″N 2°50′15″W / 55.0936°N 2.8375°W / 55.0936; -2.8375

Nicholforest is a civil parish situated on the border of England and Scotland. The parish covers an area that extends about 10 miles east to west and 2 miles north to south.

The area was once an extensive forest between England and Scotland, and was a centre for commercial forestry by the Forestry Commission. Today there are still many trees, watered by the River Liddle (also known as Liddel or Liddell Water) and Kershope Burn coming down from the Cheviots.

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