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Dalby Forest

The Great Yorkshire Forest
Location: Dalby Forest, Low Dalby, Pickering, YO18 7LT
01751 460295 Call Us
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About Us

Dalby Forest, in the heart of the North York Moors National Park offers the perfect place to escape, relax and adventure.

Home to over 8,500 acres of breath-taking views, endless walking, running and cycle trails and Gruffalo adventures, a great day out awaits at Dalby Forest.

A visit to Dalby will uncover many magical things such as The Gruffalo orienteering course, Gruffalo Party Trail, some of the very best mountain biking trails and endless stunning views. Keep your eyes peeled along the way for their unique sculptures which are dotted throughout the forest, get the adrenaline pumping at Dalby Activity Centre or test your nerve and swing amongst the trees on their Go Ape courses.

Dalby Forest is home to an abundance of internationally important wildlife species and is also a designated Dark Sky Discovery Site, where you can experience the magic of seeing the Milky Way with the naked eye through stargazing events with Astrodog

If one day leaves you wanting more, join Dalby as a member! With heaps of benefits such as free parking, discounts in the cafe, Go Ape and Dalby Forest Cycle Hub, there's tons of reasons to join. Click here for more information.

Read Dalby Forest's accessibility guide.

Opening Times

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre is open from 9am - 5:30pm between March and September, and between 9:30am and 4pm between October - February.

The Visitor Centre is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

The Forest gates are open between 8am and 8pm all year round.

Events at Dalby Forest

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Bryan Adams at Dalby Forest

Bryan Adams, one of the most successful recording artists of all-time, will bring some of the greatest hits of his more…

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22nd Jun 24

Nile Rodgers and CHIC at Dalby Forest

Nile Rodgers is a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee and a multiple Grammy Award …

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23rd Jun 24

Richard Ashcroft at Dalby Forest

Richard Ashcroft is a two-time Ivor Novello winner (Songwriter of the Year in 1998 and Outstanding Contribution to Brit…

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Go Ape at Dalby Forest

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