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Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Contact details

Opening hours

Due to the ongoing health emergency all Forestry England recreation sites will close at midnight tonight, 23rd March, until further notice. 
This is to meet the Government’s social distancing guidance and to protect our visitors, staff and tenants.
 

 

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
SD745560

54.0000068, -2.389269

Parking and prices

All car parks will be closed until further notice, this also includes any facilities including toilets.

Contact details

Wilderness and relaxation go hand in hand at Gisburn. Enjoy fantastic cycling and walking in the heart of the stunning Forest of Bowland

Step into the fairy tale woods of Gisburn Forest and Stocks. Explore the trails and experience a sense of space and freedom as you breathe in the fresh air and hear the peaceful bird song.

Gisburn’s dramatic scenery, with deep forest and challenging hills, provides the perfect backdrop for our award-winning mountain bike trails. Demanding climbs and exhilarating downhills make it the ultimate off-road mecca!

For those seeking a unique outdoor adventure, visit after dusk to soak in the wonder of the stars at this accredited Dark Sky Discovery Site.

Read our visitor information regarding coronavirus

At a glance

  • 6 walking trails - closed
  • 4 cycling trails - closed
  • Horse riding - closed
  • Play area - closed
  • Bike hire - closed
  • Café - closed
  • Wheelchair hire - closed
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