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

Opening hours

Sneaton Forest is open 365 days a year, dawn until dusk.

How to find us

How to find us

Sneaton Forest is located approximately five miles south of Whitby. 

Sneaton, Whitby
By Car

From Whitby follow the B1416 south crossing the River Esk at Ruswarp follow the roads for about three miles until it turns sharply left (east). There are signs saying May Beck and Byway to Falling Foss.

OS Grid Ref

54.404063, -0.64584836

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Sneaton Forest. 

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Try our easy access trails page to find accessible parking near you.

Facilities and access

There are no waymarked walking trails, and no easy access route.

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Contact details

Landline Number
0300 067 4300

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 confiers planted in 1960s, while the northern area is old broadleaved 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
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