Walking trails at Dalby Forest

Explore the beauty of the great Yorkshire forest on foot

Dalby Forest is home to some of Yorkshire's finest walking routes and superb views. With over 8,500 acres of forest, there's plenty of room to explore and lose yourself in the woods. 

Whether you're looking for an easy-going stroll, a stomp through the forest with the family, an accessible trail or ticking off one of the more challenging routes, Dalby has something for everyone - and you won't beat those views!

Each of our trails are waymarked and colour coded, meaning it's easy to find your perfect route.

Walking trails at Dalby Forest

Family walking through autumnal forest
Adderstone Rigg trail at Dalby Forest
Family walking on a woodland trail
Bridestones trail at Dalby Forest
A forest track heading between rows of deciduous trees either side
Crosscliff View trail at Dalby Forest
Group of three people walking past a tree
Dalby Yellow Beck trail at Dalby Forest
A group of older people walking their dogs through the forest.
Deepdale habitat trail at Dalby Forest
A family with backpacks walking down a forest track
Ellerburn trail at Dalby Forest
walkers enjoying a walk through nature in autumn
Jerry Noddle trail at Dalby Forest
A view of a lake surrounded by forest
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