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

Opening hours

The Visitor Centre is a joint venture managed and run by Redcar & Cleveland Council. It is normally open 7 days per week. Further information is available here

How to find us

How to find us
Pinchinthorpe, Guisborough
Sat Nav Postcode: TS14 8HD
By Car

From Guisborough take the A171 west to the A173. Follow the A173 for 300 metres and look for the entrance to Guisborough Forest and Walkway Visitor Centre on the left side of the road. 

Access on foot can also made via Belmangate and Butt Lane in Guisborough and via Hutton Lowcross village.

OS Grid Ref
NZ 586152

54.5291813, -1.0957031

Parking and prices

The car park at Guisborough is owned by by Redcar and Cleveland Council, please see their website for more information

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

There are no designated accessible parking spaces at this forest, have you seen our Easy Access trails page?

Facilities and access

Picnic area
Play Area

Contact details

Be rewarded with fantastic views over Teesside and the coast at Guisborough Forest

With an orienteering course, trim trail, sculpture trail and play areas, Guisborough has lots to offer for a great day out.

At a glance

  • 3 walking trails
  • 1 cycling trail
  • Orienteering
  • Play area

Things to do

An easy/moderate trail of 4.5 miles. The route includes climbs and ascents requiring some cycling skills and fitness.

Enjoy a tasty treat in the forest at our beautiful picnic area, just bring along good food and company!

To prevent forest fires and reduce waste, please do not bring any barbecues into our forests.

Discover the small but mighty creatures in the much-loved story and learn about the everyday heroic feats of minibeasts in the forest.

The new self-led trail features brightly illustrated panels and a trail pack full of fun activities, including your very own mask.

Set off with Superworm and become a forest superhero!

Superworm lasso a trail activity pack!

What superhero antics will you pull off in your forest superhero mask?

Inside the Superworm trail pack you’ll find:

Kraft bag to colour in Forest superhero mask 7 creature facts cards Activity sheet to complete at home Stickers Pencil and crayon Trail leaflet

To keep visitors and our staff safe we are asking that people make contactless payments when buying their trail activity packs and wear a face covering during the purchase.

Follow the trail

The trail should keep the young ones entertained for around an hour leaving plenty of time to find more fun and explore the forest. 

It is important that visitors follow social distancing guidelines along the trail and keep 2m apart from other groups where possible.  

Share your experiences and photos with #SuperwormTrail

© 2012 & TM Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

Get out in the great outdoors on one of our walking trails at Guisborough Forest. All of the trails will get your blood pumping and reward you with great views and stunning scenery. 

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