Walking trails at Dalby Forest

Visitor Information
Visitor Information: Dalby Forest
  • Opening Hours
  • How to find us
  • Parking and Prices
  • Facilities and access
  • Contact Details

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Open every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Visitor centre opening hours change seasonally.

Weekdays

Monday
Main car park 08.00-20.00
Visitor Centre 10.00-16.00
Tuesday
Main car park 08.00-20.00
Visitor Centre 10.00-16.00
Wednesday
Main car park 08.00-20.00
Visitor Centre 10.00-16.00
Thursday
Main car park 08.00-20.00
Visitor Centre 10.00-16.00
Friday
Main car park 08.00-20.00
Visitor Centre 10.00-16.00

Weekends

Saturday
Main car park 08.00-20.00
Visitor Centre 10.00-16.00
Sunday
Main car park 08.00-20.00
Visitor Centre 10.00-16.00
How to find us

How to find us

How to find us
Low Dalby , Thornton-Le-Dale, Pickering
Sat Nav Postcode: YO18 7LT
By Car

Follow the A169 Pickering to Whitby road. Look out for the brown tourist signs.

By Public Transport

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.

OS Grid Ref
SE855878

54.2738973, -0.6587993

Parking and Prices

Parking and Prices

ANPR system in operation. Credit cards accepted, some machines accept cash. No overnight parking or camping.

Peak charges (March to October)
Until 16.00 £9.00
After 16.00 £5.00
Off peak charges (November to February)
All day £5.00

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Minibuses - £25.00

Coaches - £50.00 (£40.00 if booked in advance - call 0300 067 4300)

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money with a Discovery Pass - Find out more about the discovery pass
Card payments accepted
Coaches/Minibuses welcomed
Disabled parking available
Pay on exit system
Facilities and access

Facilities and access

Hire a wheelchair or mobility scooter

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:

Assistant dogs welcome
BBQ
Cafe
Cycle hire
Disabled toilet
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Play Area
Toilets
Tramper/Mobility Scooter hire
Visitor Centre
Dalby Forest is open down to the visitor centre, please take care as all trails are affected by wintery and icy conditions.

Walking trails at Dalby Forest

With twelve walking routes to choose from a great day out at Dalby Forest can be enjoyed by everyone. 

Walking trails at Dalby Forest

Family walking on a woodland walk
Adderstone Rigg trail at Dalby Forest
Family walking on a woodland trail
Bridestones trail at Dalby Forest
Group dog walking
Crosscliff View trail at Dalby Forest
Group of three people walking past a tree
Dalby Beck yellow trail at Dalby Forest
adults on forest walk
Deepdale habitat trail at Dalby Forest
Family walk in Fineshade Woods
Ellerburn trail at Dalby Forest

walkers enjoying a walk through nature in autumn
Jerry Noddle trail at Dalby Forest
Family walking on a woodland trail
Lakeside trail at Dalby Forest
Path through the trees in a conifer woodland
Pexton Moor trail at Dalby Forest
Couple with dog walking towards the camera in a forest
Sneverdale Rigg Rabbit Run at Dalby Forest
walkers about to start a woodland walk
Waitcliff trail at Dalby Forest
Family walking on a woodland trail
Woodcock Way trail at Dalby Forest