Please read our guidance about what to expect when visiting and check which sites are still closed - Guidance and closures
Gisburn Forest has re-opened. Please note however that our cafe, bike hire, play areas and Gruffalo trail will remain closed for now. Our toilet facilities are currently closed.
Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

The forest is open from dawn until dusk, 7 days a week.

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

Car parking available at Gisburn Hub, Cocklet Hill and Stocks Reservoir.  Please note our car park machines are currently covered and there are no parking charges. 

Facilities and access

 Our toilets, information points, visitor centre and play areas are closed. 

Planning your visit

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

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Contact details

Activities at Gisburn Forest and Stocks

Gisburn cycling
Cycling and mountain biking trails at Gisburn
Night sky at Gisburn
Dark skies at Gisburn
Ladies riding on Horses through the woodlands
Horse riding at Gisburn
Orienteering route at gisburn
Orienteering at Gisburn
Someone flying a kite in a open field at Gisburn
Picnics at Gisburn
Family walking Forest of Dean generic
Walking trails at Gisburn
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