Dalby Forest is situated on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park. The southern part of the forest is divided by a number of valleys creating a 'Rigg and Dale' landscape whilst to the north the forest sits on the upland plateau.
On 1st November 2015 the much anticipated Malton Forest Rally returns to Dalby Forest for 2015! The event also takes place in the beautiful Cropton and Langdale Forests.
Due to the rally there wil be limited access to some of the trails. For more information please click here.
We are pleased to announce that the Gift Shop at Dalby Visitor Centre has reopened!
The Dalby Shop offers a selection of outdoor clothing, accessories and maps, together with a good range of toys, books, gifts and bird food with a nature theme.
Superworm is superlong. Superworm is super-strong. Watch him wiggle! See him squirm! Hip, hip, horray for SUPERWORM!
Join Superworm on his forest adventure! Take part in our self-led Superworm activity trail. The 2 mile trail starts at the Visitor Centre and is suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs. Activity packs to accompany the trail are available from the Visitor Centre for £3.50.
Easy going, all abilities, play and adventure or peace and quiet, we have the trail for you.
Head out and try our range of bike trails around the forest. Drop into Dalby Bike Barn for cycles repairs, courses and bike advice. Contact them on 01751 460049. You can also hire electric bikes, perfect for exploring the forest drive or green cycle routes.
Dalby offers a range of exciting adventure play equipment for children of all ages to enjoy.
Enjoy the classic Go Ape experience in the trees tops or explore the forest on an epic all-terrain segway. Take a look and book at our Go Ape page.
Based just a short walk from Adderstone Field and the World Cup Car Park Dalby Activity Centre can host an exciting day or half day of outdoor activities and/or paintball. Take a look and book at our Dalby Activity Centre page.
From papermaking to duck races there's loads to join in with at Dalby Forest
Forests are for everyone, everywhere. There are many opportunities to explore and discover in Dalby Forest.
If you are hungry or thirsty after your forest adventure call in at the Visitor Centre where you will find Dalby Forest Cafe. The cafe is open 7 days a week, for catering enquiries please call 01751 460077.
Find out more about opening times, admission charges and other useful information before you head out.
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What do other visitors say?
5 Starsfaye, 27/Jun/2015
Went to watch Paloma Faith..excellent venue.parking and directions.had a fanastic night Queen P even spoke to my daughter.
sue bayes, 26/May/2015
Hi could you tell me if dogs are allowed to come too
Forestry Commission Response
Dalby Forest is a great place to walk your dog! We would ask that you follow the dog code (link below) We hope you enjoy the walk. http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/BEEH-9VKJ6D
5 StarsMike, 27/Apr/2015
...Would like to add that the ongoing work maintaining the bike trails is much appreciated - Rides fantastic in all weather conditions!