Please note that due to the terrain at Gisburn, the Zog Activity Trail is not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.
Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Open every day.  

See Gisburn Forest Hub for café and bike hire opening times. 
Please note the café and bike hire does not accept cards, payment is by cash only.

Gisburn Forest Hub and Café Christmas opening hours:

Sat 22nd: 10am till 3pm

Sun 23rd:  11am till 3pm

Mon 24th until Thurs 27th: CLOSED

Friday 28th until Tues 2nd: 11am till 3pm

Wednesday 2nd - Normal opening times resume.


Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Opening hours Dawn to dusk


Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Opening hours Dawn to dusk

How to find us

How to find us
Stephen Park, Slaidburn
Sat Nav Postcode: BB7 4TS
By Car

From Clitheroe - follow B6478 north

From Settle - follow A65 south then B6478 west

From Lancaster - follow road from Abbeystead to Newton south and then take B6478 north

By Public Transport

Limited bus service from Settle to Tosside which is three miles away from Gisburn.  

OS Grid Ref

54.0000068, -2.389269

Parking and prices

Car parking available at Gisburn Hub, Cocklet Hill and Stocks Reservoir.  Please note our car park machines are cash only and we are unable to give change.  

Parking Charges

Up to 1 hour £1.50
All day £3.00

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Coaches by arrangement only - please email us.  

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money by becoming a Member - Find out more about our membership offer
Number of accessible parking spaces: 5

Facilities and access

Hire a mobility scooter

To hire the Tramper, the all-terrain mobility scooter, please contact Gisburn Forest Hub or call 01200 446387.

You must book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Planning your visit

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

Accessible toilet
Assistant dogs welcome
Baby changing facilities
Cycle hire
Dogs allowed
Picnic area
Play Area
Tramper/Mobility Scooter hire

Contact details

Gisburn is the wilder place to relax! Enjoy fantastic cycling and walking in the heart of the beautiful Forest of Bowland

Roam freely on foot through the forest or follow one of our waymarked forest walks.

Explore our newly accredited Dark Sky Discovery Site or experience outstanding mountain biking on award-winning trails.

Enjoy a welcome refreshment break or get involved with our Gisburn volunteers.

At a glance

  • 6 walking trails
  • 4 cycling trails
  • Horse riding
  • Play area
  • Bike hire
  • Café
  • Wheelchair hire
  • Dogs welcome
  • Assistance dogs welcome
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