Sneaton Forest

Visitor information

Located near Whitby, Sneaton Forest has lots of sights for you to explore

Sneaton Forest is a true mixture of new and old.

The larger part of the forest to the south is principally made up of conifers planted in the 1960s, while the northern area is old broad-leaved woodland among steep valleys. 

Within Sneaton Forest you can also find Falling Foss, a spectacular waterfall, the Hermitage, a huge boulder hollowed out to form a shelter in the 1700s and Maybeck Picnic Place.

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Dog walking
  • Picnic area

Things to do

Whether you're a seasoned naturalist or enthusiast amateur it's easy to take part, just start recording wildlife on your next visit.

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Enjoy a tasty treat in the forest at Sneaton Forest. Just bring along good food and company!

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

Walking in the woodland is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Sneaton Forest has a range of paths that run through the...

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