Dalby Forest offers over 8,000 acres of woodlands to explore and enjoy, including play areas for children (at Sneverdale and Adderstone), barbeques for the family and plenty of waymarked trails, cycling and walking, for all abilities. The Visitor Centre is just beyond Low Dalby Village, 1.5 miles from the Thornton Dale entrance. The forest has a nine mile scenic drive with car parks, picnic places and BBQ sites. The Visitor Centre has friendly and helpful staff on hand to provide information and advice and the shop stocks a range of useful maps as well as souvenirs. Visit Treetops restaurant or have fun with the hands-on interactive displays. Go Ape - high wire forest adventure is based near the Visitor Centre. Dalby Courtyard has craft workshops, a café and bike hire. Toilets are available at the Visitor Centre, Dalby Courtyard and at Staindale.
Cars £7 per day Coaches £25 by appointment only, tel: 01751 472771 Season pass available.
In November/December and January £4.00 per vehicle. £42.00 for the year.
September 11th 2011 is Foresty Comission Day and entry into the forest is free all day today.
Open all the time
The forest is open daily, all year round, 7.30am - 8pm. Visitor Centre open daily 10am - 4.30pm (extended summer hours).
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Notes||The forest is open daily, all year round, 7.30am - 8pm.
Visitor Centre open daily 10am - 4.30pm (extended summer hours).
Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT
Map reference: SE 856874 Lat: 54.27509 Long: -0.68692
Parking : with charge
Accessible by Public Transport : 8 miles (12.9 kms) from Malton station
|Sat 18 May 2013 - Sat 31 Aug 2013||Badger Watching|
|Wed 29 May 2013||Den Building|
|Sun 2 Jun 2013||Dalby Explorer Day (Dalbyology)|
|Sat 8 Jun 2013||Picnic Cinema - Shallow Grave|