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.
We've teamed up with the Gruffalo to help celebrate his 15th anniversary. For details of our celebrations including our Gruffalo trail visit forestry.gov.uk/gruffaloOn the 26 & 27th September, Dalby Forest plays host to Yorkshire's premier rally event - Trackrod Rally Yorkshire 2014 which has previously seen greats such as Collin McRae, stand proud on the winners podium.
This year, Trackrod Rally Yorkshire is also holding its inaugural Motor Show at Pickering Showground. Why not go along and see if you can beat the rally teams competing at this years event!
For more information please go to the Trackrod Website.
Please note that all trails will be closed for the rally. The cafe, cycle shop, Go Ape and Dalby Activity Centre will be open as usual.
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.
Through Sky Rainforest Rescue, Sky and WWF have teamed up with the Forestry Commission, to give you the chance to get up close and personal with the Amazon rainforest. Take part in the FREE Sky Rainforest Rescue Discovery Trail.
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.
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.
Dalby Forest Cafe
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 more infromation please call 01751 460077.
Find out more about opening times, admission charges and other useful information before you head out.
Find out how Dalby forest was redeveloped in 2007 with the launch of the new Visitor Centre, improved Courtyard and leading cycle facilites.