Open every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Visitor centre opening hours change seasonally.
Follow the A169 Pickering to Whitby road. Look out for the brown tourist signs.
Or go car-free
We welcome car-free visitors and offer free admission to those arriving by public transport or bike – plan your journey at Good Journey.
The Moors Bus operates a weekend service to the forest between Easter and October. Other service buses are available in Thornton Le Dale to major towns and cities.
For more information visit Moorsbus.
If you arrive car-free there is no charge, find out more.
ANPR system in operation. Credit cards accepted, some machines accept cash. No overnight parking or camping.
Minibuses - £25.00
Coaches - £50.00 (£40.00 if booked in advance - call 0300 067 4300)
We provide wheelchairs free of charge.
You can also hire a mobility scooter, please contact 01751 460295 to book.
For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information: