Deer at Dalby Forest

Deer by Richard Gibson, Wolds Wire, 2014

The wire Deer were created as a memorial and commemoration of a cherished colleague.

Richard Gibson, Wolds Wire was commissioned to create a sculpture which would reflect a love of the wildlife and landscape of Dalby Forest. The open wire design of the sculpture give the deer an ethereal quality – much like their real life counterparts, they blend gently into the scenery around them.

Location and Visitor Information

How to find the Wire Deer

Sculptures are located on the grass on the opposite side of the road to the Dalby Forest Visitor Centre car park.

Click here for the what3words location.

Artist Biography

Richard grew up on the Yorkshire Wolds and has drawn particular inspiration from his surroundings and the birds and animals found there.

The open wire design of his sculptures helps capture the light and energy within the piece and also affords the sculptures unique visual variations depending on the light conditions in which they are situated.


This sculpture was funded by friends and colleagues at Dalby Forest.

Useful Information

Dalby Forest, Dalby Forest Visitors Centre, Low Dalby, Thornton-Le-Dale, Pickering, YO18 7LT
Sculptures are available to see every day and are located outdoors.
Nearest parking is at Dalby Forest Visitor Centre
Nearest trail: Ellerburn (Yellow)
what3words: ///bridges.tens.fatigued
Art Map reference: Number 3