Gisburn Forest and Stocks

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

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Open every day.  

See Gisburn Forest Hub for café and bike hire opening times.

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.

Weekdays

Monday
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Tuesday
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Wednesday
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Thursday
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Friday
Opening hours Dawn to dusk

Weekends

Saturday
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Sunday
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
How to find us

How to find us

How to find us
Gisburn Forest and Stocks, 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

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 with a Discovery Pass - Find out more about the discovery pass
Number of disabled parking spaces: 5
Facilities and access

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:

Assistant dogs welcome
Baby changing facilities
BBQ
Cafe
Cycle hire
Disabled toilet
Dogs allowed
Picnic area
Play Area
Toilets
Tramper/Mobility Scooter hire

Explore Gisburn Forest and Stocks

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 areas
  • Bike hire
  • Café
  • Wheelchair hire
  • Dogs welcome
  • Assistance dogs welcome
Discovery Pass membership invitation - click to find out more about membership
Volunteer with us invitation - click to discover volunteer opportunities across England