Summer opening times: 8:00am to 8:00pm.
Winter opening times: 8:00am to 5:00pm.
Times change the Monday after the clocks change.
From the A556 take the B51532 and Delamere forest is a mile and a half down the road.
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 forest is served by Delamere train station.
There are several places to park at Delamere Forest. Payments can be made by cash or card.
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.
If you arrive car-free there is no charge, find out more.
Forest Centre Car Park, Treetops Car Park and Old Pale Car Park:
Minibus - £6.00
Coaches - £10.00
Motorbikes - £2.00
Horseboxes - £10.00
Cars & trailers - £6.00
Whitefield Car Park:
Minibus - £4.00
Coaches - £5.00
Motorbikes - £1.00
Horseboxes - £5.00
Cars & trailers - £4.00
For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information: