Delamere Forest

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

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Weekdays

Monday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00
Tuesday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00
Wednesday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00
Thursday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00
Friday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00

Weekends

Saturday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00
Sunday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00
How to find us

How to find us

How to find us
Delamere Forest, Linmere, Delamere, Northwich
Sat Nav Postcode: CW8 2HZ
By Car

From the A556 take the B51532 and Delamere forest is a mile and a half down the road.

By Public Transport

The forest is served by Delamere train station.

OS Grid Ref
SJ 548 705

53.2223917, -2.6622206

Parking and Prices

Parking and Prices

There are several places to park at Delamere Forest.  

Forest Centre Car Park - adjacent to the toilets, picnic area, learning centre, cycle hire and café. It has designated spaces for visitors with disabilities and is close to the start point for all the trails.

Treetops Car Park - close to Delamere train station with regular trains running between Chester and Manchester.  It's favourable location is only a mere 5 minute walk away from our forest centre, which boasts numerous visitor facilities including bike hire, cafe, toilets and picnic area.  It is also the Go Ape customer car park.

Old Pale Car Park is a short way beyond Forest Centre car Park and a 2 minute walk from the visitor facilities. It is close to the start point for all the trails.

Whitefield Car Park is located off the B5152 and is the most suitable car park for horse-boxes due to its ample parking space. It has picnic facilities and is close to the trails. On peak weekends there may also be catering available.

Parking Charges

Forest Centre Car Park
Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 3 hours £4.00
All day £6.00
Treetops Car Park
Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 3 hours £4.00
All day £6.00
Old Pale Car Park
Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 3 hours £4.00
All day £6.00
Whitefield Car Park
Up to 1 hour £1.00
Up to 3 hours £3.00
All day £4.00

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Forest Centre Car Park, Treetops Car Park and Old Pale Car Park:

Minibus - £6.00

Coaches - £10.00

Other vehicles:

Motorbikes - £2.00

Horseboxes - £10.00

Cars & trailers - £6.00

Whitefield Car Park:

Minibus - £4.00

Coaches - £5.00

Other vehicles:

Motorbikes - £1.00

Horseboxes - £5.00

Cars & trailers - £4.00

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money with a Discovery Pass - Find out more about the discovery pass
Number of disabled parking spaces: 5
Coaches/Minibuses welcomed
Facilities and access

Facilities and access

For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:

Assistant dogs welcome
Baby changing facilities
Cafe
Cycle hire
Disabled toilet
Dogs allowed
Picnic area
Play Area
Toilets
Visitor Centre

Explore Delamere Forest

Delamere is a place for families to let off steam, escape the crowds and find peace in the heart of the forest.

The ideal place to go for a walk, you'll find easy going trails for all abilities, the perfect a hike to admire the view or a bit of peace and quiet to watch the wildlife.

Delamere also offers a permanent orienteering course suitable for all ages and abilities. Explore the forest and develop your navigation skills. 

At a glance

  • 3 walking trails
  • 2 cycling trails 
  • Orienteering 
  • Go Ape
  • Segway
  • Bike hire
  • Café
  • Picnic area
  • Dogs welcome
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