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

Opening hours

Stainburn Forest offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year.

How to find us

How to find us

Norwood Edge Car Park

OS Grid ref: SE 236523

From the A59 take the B6451 towards Otley. Pass through Bland Hill and the car park is 2km further on your right.

Stainburn Moor Car Park 

OS Grid ref: SE 210509

Follow the B6161 south from Beckwithshaw and after about a quarter of a mile take the first turning on the right. Follow this minor road for about one and a half miles. The entrance to the wood is on the left hand side of the road.

Stainburn Forest, Norwood, Otley
Sat Nav Postcode: LS21 2RA

53.953723796053, -1.6818414001473

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Norwood Edge Car Park or Stainburn Moor Car Park.

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

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

Contact details

Exhilaration awaits at Stainburn Forest

Come and visit this forest of two halves just west of Harrogate. The coniferous canopy of Stainburn Forest provides the perfect setting for your outdoor adventure. 

For the keen mountain bikers, park at the Norwood Edge Car Park for access to a selection of short, yet rewarding trails that will challenge even the best riders! The trails are maintained by SingletrAction volunteer group in conjunction with Forestry England.

If you want to explore the forest at a more relaxed pace, the Stainburn Moor Car Park offers a range of paths for you to stretch your legs and take in the peace of the surroundings. 

At a glance

  • 3 mountain biking trails 
  • Walking 
  • Dogs welcome
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